Southampton, Bermuda – The stage is set for the 2016 Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship at the Turtle Hill Golf Club in Bermuda.
The 36-hole championship, which takes place March 11-12 at the Turtle Hill Golf Club at the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda, features former Ryder Cup members; PGA and European Tour winners; European Senior Tour winners; a Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada winner; WEB.com, Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada and PGA Tour LatinoAmerica players; PGA of Canada national championship winners and a Golf Channel personality.
“This year’s Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship features a number of amazing talents, including Barry Lane, Chip Beck and Charlie Rymer to name a few,” said tournament director Adam LeBrun. “The field is full of players who have the game to win this week in Bermuda.”
The championship is highlighted by:
Charlie Rymer—Golf Channel personality; former PGA Tour member
Chip Beck—Four-time PGA Tour winner; three-time Ryder Cup member; shot 59 in a PGA Tour event
Billy Joe Tolliver—Former NFL quarterback
Thomas Curtis—2015 Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship winner
Mark Mouland— Two-time European Tour winner and 2014 Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship winner Mark Mouland
Barry Lane—Ryder Cup member, five-time European Tour winner and four-time European Senior Tour winner Barry Lane
Oliver Tubb—2014 Canada Cup winner and the PGA of Canada’s No.6-ranked player
Ken Tarling—Two-time PGA of Canada national championship winner
Dustin Risdon—Three-time PGA Tour Canada winner
David Markle—Former contestant on the Golf Channel’s Big Break; two-time member of the Canadian Men’s Amateur Team
Michael Gligic—PGA Tour Canada winner
Lindsay Knowlton—Three-time member of the Canadian Women’s National Amateur Golf Team
Daniel Augustus—2010 Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship winner
Brian McCann—Two-time PGA of Canada national championship winner and the No. 5-ranked player from the PGA of Canada Player Rankings
Thomas Curtis captured the 2015 Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship, posting a two-day total of 2-over par. The 30-year-old looks to become the first back-to-back winner in the championship’s history.
Past champions of the Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship include Bermudian Daniel Augustus, PGA Tour winner Nick Taylor, PGA of Canada member Ian Doig, American Jordan Mitchell, Mark Mouland of the European Senior Tour and Curtis.
In addition to the professionals in the championship, the 151-player field is rounded out by an impressive list of amateur golfers—from Bermuda, the United States, Canada and Europe—vying for titles in the men’s, women’s and senior amateur divisions.
Click here to check out the full field as well as the starting times for the championship’s first round of play.