DULUTH, Ga. (April 28, 2023) – The 78-player Mitsubishi Electric Classic field is officially set. PGA TOUR Champions professionals will compete in the 54-hole tournament on May 5-7, at TPC Sugloaf for a share of the $2 million prize purse and a chance to increase their standing on the Charles Schwab Cup points list.
Newest additions to the field include World Golf Hall of Fame member, Fred Couples; Charles Schwab Cup leader David Toms; former Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup captain, Steve Stricker; as well as Tim O’Neal, Scott Parel, Scott Dunlap and Billy Andrade who all have ties to the state of Georgia.
“From past champions to the Charles Schwab Cup leader, we’re thrilled to welcome the legends of the game to TPC Sugarloaf,” said tournament director Ashley Hamilton. “The strength of our field will make for a competitive and entertaining tournament for golf fans to witness.”
2023 Mitsubishi Electric Classic by the numbers:
- PGA TOUR major winners: 17
- PGA TOUR Champions major winners: 22
- PGA TOUR winners: 55 (330 total wins)
- PGA TOUR Champions winners: 50 (249 total)
- Past Mitsubishi Electric Classic winners: 8
- World Golf Hall of Fame members: 7
All three rounds of the 2023 Mitsubishi Electric Classic will be televised live on GOLF Channel, May 5-7. To watch the legends of the game tee off at TPC Sugarloaf live, fans can purchase tickets starting at $20. To purchase tickets, visit: www.mitsubishielectricclassic.com/tickets
The Mitsubishi Electric Classic is proud to offer all military members up to tow complimentary single-day grounds tickets for competition rounds (Friday – Sunday). For more details, please visit: www.mitsubishielectricclassic.com/tickets/military-ticketing/.
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Complete Tournament Field
Stephen Ames (2017 champion)
Billy Andrade (Georgia resident)
Woody Austin (2016 champion)
Notah Begay III (Mitsubishi Electric Classic debut)
Jason Bohn (PGA TOUR Champions debut)
Olin Browne (2015 champion)
Fred Couples (World Golf Hall of Fame member)
Scott Dunlap (Georgia native)
Ernie Els (World Golf Hall of Fame member)
Steve Flesch (2018 and 2022 champion)
Retief Goosen (World Golf Hall of Fame member)
Miguel Angel Jiménez (2014 champion)
Bernhard Langer (2013 champion; World Golf Hall of Fame member)
Scott McCarron (2019 champion)
Colin Montgomerie (World Golf Hall of Fame member)
Tim O’Neal (Georgia native)
José María Olazábal (World Golf Hall of Fame member)
Scott Parel (Georgia native)
Tom Pernice Jr.
Dicky Pride (2021 champion)
Wes Short Jr.
Vijay Singh (World Golf Hall of Fame member)
David Toms (Charles Schwab Cup leader)
About Mitsubishi Electric Classic
The Mitsubishi Electric Classic returns to the metro Atlanta area May 10 – 16, 2021 and has previously featured legends of the game such as Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Bernhard Langer, John Daly, Vijay Singh and David Toms. The Mitsubishi Electric Classic proudly stands as a premier golf tournament on the PGA TOUR Champions, but this event is much more than a golf tournament. The event, which will benefit local charities through the Gwinnett Championship Foundation Inc., has raised over $2.5 million since the first tournament in 2013. All three rounds of the Mitsubishi Electric Classic are televised internationally by the Golf Channel. Follow the Mitsubishi Electric Classic online at mitsubishielectricclassic.com, on facebook.com/mitsubishielectricclassic, on Twitter @MEClassicGolf and on Instagram @mitsubishielectricclassic.
About PGA TOUR Champions
PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older, including 34 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Tour’s mission is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back and generate significant charitable and economic impact in tournament communities. Follow PGA TOUR Champions online at PGATOUR.com, at facebook.com/PGATOURChampions, on Twitter @ChampionsTour and on Instagram @pgatourchampions.
All events are televised in the United States, with most receiving complete coverage on Golf Channel, the exclusive cable-television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. Tournament programming is available via 25+ TV linear partners in 145+ countries and territories, with 25 channels carrying long-form and/or highlights coverage, and 200+ hours of live coverage distributed in 135+ countries and territories. Programming is also available via the OTT platform GOLFTV powered by PGA TOUR in every market outside of the United States, excluding China and Korea, with live coverage distributed in 130+ countries and territories.