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PGA Transitions Championship fast facts

Transitions Championship

What: A 72-hole PGA Tour event

When/Where: Thursday-Sunday, Innisbrook Resort and Golf Course, Copperhead Course, Palm Harbor

Par/Yards: 71/7,340

Purse: $5,400,000 (winner's share is $972,000)

Fed Ex Cup points: 500

Defending champion: Retief Goosen

Qualifying round: Today at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Trinity

Schedule: Today: Celebrity Pro-Am, Copperhead Course (12:30 shot gun start. Free admission). Tuesday: Practice rounds ($10 admission at the gate). Wednesday: Transitions Championship Pro-Am, Copperhead Course ($10 admission at the gate). Thursday: First round (morning and afternoon tee times). Friday: Second round (morning and afternoon tee times). Saturday: Third round. Sunday: Final round.

Tickets: Weekly badge: $79. Daily tickets: $30 in advance, $50 at gate. Kids 17 and under free. Call (727) 942-5566, go to www.transitionschampionship.com or e-mail office@thecopperheads.com. Tickets also available at local Publix supermarkets.

Copperhead Pak (two one-day tickets, one daily parking pass, two rounds of golf on the Copperhead) $199; Patron Pak (two weekly badges, one parking pass) $179

Parking: Available at St. Petersburg College and along Belcher and Klosterman Roads

TV: Thursday-Friday: 3-6 p.m., Golf Channel; Saturday-Sunday: 3-6 p.m., Ch. 8

Noteworthy: Today and Wednesday is Kid's day, with nearly 800 kids from Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties receiving free eye exams from Transitions. … Today's Shelton Quarles celebrity pro-am includes USF football coach Skip Holtz, Phillies second baseman Chase Utley, Bucs linebacker Barrett Ruud, LPGA pro Brittany Lincicome and Rays pitcher James Shields. Professionals John Daly, Rocco Mediate and Pat Perez are also scheduled to compete.

PGA Transitions Championship fast facts 03/14/10 [Last modified: Sunday, March 14, 2010 9:55pm]
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