Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am at a glance

Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am

What: Champions Tour (50 and older) event

When/where: Friday-Sunday; TPC Tampa Bay, Lutz

Purse: $1.7 million (winner's share is $255,000)

Format: 54-hole stroke play with no cut. Friday-Saturday play features one amateur with one professional in a team better-ball format. Low 16 pro-am teams play Sunday.

Field: 78 players, including defending champion Nick Price

TV: Friday — 12:30-2:30 p.m., Golf Channel; Saturday — 4-6 p.m., Ch. 8; Sunday — 1-3 p.m., Ch. 8

Weather: 83 degrees and sunny.

Notable pros: Paul Azinger, Fred Couples, Hale Irwin, Peter Jacobsen, Bernhard Langer, Tom Lehman, Curtis Strange, Tom Watson

Notable celebrities: Derrick Brooks, Michael J. Fox, Vince Gill, George Lopez, Stone Phillips, Emmitt Smith, Joe Theismann

Schedule: Today — Jim Beam Challenge, 10 a.m. shotgun start; Friday — first round (tee times begin at 7:15); Saturday — second round; Sunday — final round

Details: (813) 265-4653, outbackproam.com

Rodney Page, Times staff writer

FAST FACTS

Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am

When/where: Friday-Sunday; TPC Tampa Bay, Lutz

Purse: $1.7 million (winner's share is $255,000)

Format: 54-hole stroke play with no cut. Friday-Saturday play features one amateur with one professional in a team better-ball format. Low 16 pro-am teams play Sunday.

Field: 78 players, including defending champion Nick Price

Tickets: One-day pass — $30, weekly badge — $70

TV: Friday — 12:30-2:30 p.m., Golf Channel; Saturday — 4-6 p.m., Ch. 8; Sunday — 1-3 p.m., Ch. 8

Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.

Notable pros: Paul Azinger, Fred Couples, Hale Irwin, Peter Jacobsen, Bernhard Langer, Tom Lehman, Curtis Strange, Tom Watson

Notable celebrities: Derrick Brooks, Michael J. Fox, Vince Gill, George Lopez, Stone Phillips, Emmitt Smith, Joe Theismann

Schedule: Today — first round (tee times begin at 7:15); Saturday — second round (tee times begin at 7:15); Sunday — final round

Information: (813) 265-4653, outbackproam.com

Rodney Page, Times staff writer

Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am at a glance 04/12/10 [Last modified: Thursday, April 15, 2010 12:15pm]

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