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Pros at the Reno-Tahoe Open

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.

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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.

Be sure to visit RenoTahoeOpen.com on July 28 for a complete list of scheduled competitors and to purchase your tickets.

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