The Greenbrier Classic PGA TOUR event took place July 26 through August 1, 2010.
Below are stories from the Classic.
One was a four-time Major Championship winner who has won 41 times on the PGA TOUR and is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. Another was the 2012 Masters winner and one of the most popular players in golf. The third was a PGA TOUR sophomore who has won just one time on the PGA TOUR and is known more for sharing a last name with a fictional wizard than his accomplishments on the links.
Tommy Gainey and Johnson Wagner came into the clubhouse as the first round leaders at 8-under on Thursday at The Greenbrier Classic.
It’s that time of the week.
I put it off as long as possible, but for some reason readers seem to believe it’s my job to make predictions.
Tom Watson has known his selection for assistant Ryder Cup captain for some time. But the pro emeritus at The Greenbrier waited until a special week to make the announcement.
Many of the fans lining the fairways of the Old White TPC Course Wednesday did a double-take when Ryan Palmer’s group came through. Many saw a recognizable face in Palmer’s caddie, but it was one that was difficult to place.
Nick Faldo’s home overlooking The Greenbrier’s Old White TPC Course is nearly complete. When it is, he wants to bring part of his life into his new backyard.
Before Tuesday, 17-year-old Ike Judy’s most pressure-packed golf experience might have come at the Lewisburg Elks Golf Course, competing for the top spot in the Coalfield Conference East Tournament with a few parents and a couple of teammates watching.
Chairman and CEO Jim Justice never hesitates to be front and center promoting The Greenbrier and The Greenbrier Classic. But sometimes the best publicity is that which is unsolicited.
More than 150 professional golfers will be invading The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs beginning Monday for the biggest sporting event in the state of West Virginia — The Greenbrier Classic.