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Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Final Player List

BILOXI, MS (April 23) – The following players have committed to the final field list for the inaugural Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic set for April 28-May 2 at Fallen Oak.

This list does not include Lee Trevino, who withdrew Friday (April 23) due to knee problems. Ian Woosnam was forced to withdraw because of travel problems. But, Mark O'Meara, Sandy Lyle and Larry Mize are major winners who were added on Friday.

Tommy Armour III

Paul Azinger

Andy Bean

Chip Beck

Ronnie Black

Phil Blackmar

Brad Bryant

Bobby Clampett

Keith Clearwater

Russ Cochran

Jim Colbert

John Cook

Ben Crenshaw

Jim Dent

Allen Doyle

Dave Eichelberger

David Eger

Keith Fergus

Vicente Fernandez

Bruce Fleisher

Dan Forsman

David Frost

Fred Funk

Bob Gilder

Mike Goodes

Ken Green

Jay Haas

Gary Hallberg

Steve Haskins

Morris Hatalsky

Hale Irwin

John Jacobs

Peter Jacobsen

Mark James

Tom Jenkins

Gene Jones

Tom Kite

Bernhard Langer

Sandy Lyle

Wayne Levi

Bruce Lietzke

Blaine McCallister

Mike McCullough

Larry Mize

Gil Morgan

Jodie Mudd

Bob Murphy

Larry Nelson

Lonnie Nielsen

Mark O'Meara

Joe Ozaki

Jerry Pate

David Peoples

Don Pooley

Nick Price

Tom Purtzer

Mike Reid

Loren Roberts

Eduardo Romero

Jim Roy

Peter Senior

Jay Sigel

Scott Simpson

Tim Simpson

Joey Sindelar

Jeff Sluman

Craig Stadler

Hal Sutton

Doug Tewell

Leonard Thompson

Bob Tway

Bobby Wadkins

Tom Wargo

Denis Watson

Mark Wiebe

Note: Three spots held for Monday qualifiers (to be held at The Bridges)

About the Champions Tour

Collectively, the Champions Tour has the most recognizable and accomplished players in the game with 16 World Golf Hall of Fame members actively competing in its events and numerous other major championship winners among its members. The Champions Tour is a tax-exempt membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older. Conceived in 1980 as the Senior PGA Tour, it started with just four events and purses totaling $475,000. The Champions Tour will conduct 26 official Charles Schwab Cup events in 2010, offering $51.5 million in official prize money, with the average tournament purse of $1.98 million. The Champions Tour also generates significant monies for charity.

About the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic

This Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic is one of three new tournaments on the Champions Tour for 2010. It will be played April 28-May 2 at Fallen Oak. The tournament is uniquely funded by a dozen title sponsors, who see this event as an ideal way to showcase the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The tournament will be administered through the MGRC Foundation, Inc. The tournament will benefit Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Inc.

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