The Reno-Tahoe Open kicks off July 30 – August 5, and this years’ tournament is drawing in some big names in the golf game! Here’s a quick peek at some of the players you can look forward to seeing on the beautiful links at Montrêux.
PADRAIG HARRINGTON – Three time major champion winner, including two British Open titles, and a six-time Ryder Cup member.
SCOTT PIERCY -winner of the 2011 Reno Tahoe Open, he has had two top-ten finishes so far this year and has already surpassed last year’s total earnings.
ROCCO MEDIATE – 6 time PGA tour winner; a fan favorite most noted for forcing Tiger Woods into a playoff at the 2008 US Open.
BOO WEEKLEY – 2 time PGA tour winner and has already had two top 10 finishes this year.
CHRIS DIMARCO – 3 time PGA winner and is currently playing some of his best golf in 10 years.
RICH BEEM – PGA Championship winner and 16-year PGA TOUR veteran has had two top-25 finishes on the PGA TOUR so far in 2012. He returns to the Reno Tahoe Open for the 10th time.
SHAUN MICHEEL – Returns to the Reno Tahoe Open for the 8th time. He was the 2003 PGA Championship winner and one of only two golfers to have ever recorded a double eagle on a par 5 at a US Open.
TODD HAMILTON – This Texas resident was the winner of the 2004 British Open and 2004 Honda Classic and was named “Rookie of the Year” in 2004.
JOHN DALY – Has won 5 times on the PGA TOUR and a fan favorite. Known for his astoundingly long drives and outrageous golf attire, this will be his 6th appearance at the Reno Tahoe Open.
DAVID DUVAL – A 13-time winner on the PGA TOUR, including the British Open. He was a former World No. 1 player on the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR).
LEE JANZEN – Two-time US Open winner and The Players Championship winner has played on 2 Ryder Cups teams and the President’s Cup team.
MIKE WEIR – This Canadian has had an impressive 8 wins on the PGA TOUR, including a Masters victory, and has played in 5 President’s Cup teams.
JUSTIN LEONARD – winner of the 1997 British Open, he’s a 12-time winner on the PGA Tour. He’s ranked 10th in total career earnings with more than $31.5 million.
STUART APPLEBY – An Australian who was named 2010 PGA Tour Comeback Player of the Year, has 9 career wins. At the 210 Greenbrier Classic, he became only the 5th player in tour history to shoot a 59.
STEWART CINK – 2009 British Open champion with 6 career victories on the tour. He’s spent 40 weeks inside the top 10 in the Official World Gold Rankings since turning pro in 1995.