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    POTOMAC, MD., October 1, 2010 - The Champions Tour made public today the full field of professionals who will compete for $2.7 million in prize money at the final major championship of the season, the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship, to be held October 5-10 at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in Potomac, MD.  

    This year marks the 28th playing of the Senior Players Championship.  The field will be comprised of 78 players and the format will be a 72-hole (four rounds) medal-play event.  The course will play to a Par 70 at 7,136 yards for the Championship.  As the last of the Champions Tour majors, the double Charles Schwab Cup points awarded to the top-10 finishers in the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship will be a critical factor in deciding the Charles Schwab Cup points race.

    As a reminder, grounds admission to the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship will be complimentary for all spectators courtesy of Constellation Energy, Golf Galaxy, the Telos Corporation and OMNITEC Solutions, Inc and includes admission to the Better Than Ezra Military Appreciation concert immediately following play on Saturday.

    General parking is conveniently located off both I-270 and I-495 in Bethesda.  Tuesday, October 5 through Friday, October 8 general parking will be at the Rockledge Drive Garage, which can be accessed via Rockledge Drive just north of the intersection at Fernwood Road.  On Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10 general parking will be at Marriott Corporate Headquarters, which can be accessed at the intersection of Rockledge Drive and Fernwood Road.

    Shuttle busses will run continuously from the General Parking area to TPC Potomac.  Note that in 2010, different than at events previously hosted at TPC Potomac, shuttle busses will drop spectators in the clubhouse parking lot, just steps from the first tee, providing an exceptional spectator experience.

    Directions to General Parking:

    From points North (I-270)
    Follow 270 South to 495 East toward Silver Spring/College Park
    Take Exit 1 and turn right on Rockledge Boulevard
    Turn right on Rockledge Drive and follow signs to General Parking

    From points South (I-95 to I-495)
    Follow 495 West/North (Capital Beltway Inner Loop) toward Tysons Corner
    Continue past Tysons Corner into Maryland
    Take Exit 38 to 270 North toward Rockville
    Take Exit 1 and bear right on Democracy Boulevard East
    Turn left on Fernwood Road and follow signs to General Parking

    From points East (Baltimore/Eastern Shore)
    Follow 495 West (Capital Beltway Outer Loop) toward Silver Spring/Bethesda
    Take Exit 35 to 270 North toward Rockville
    Take Exit 1B and turn left on Rockledge Boulevard
    Turn right on Rockledge Drive and follow signs to General Parking

    The 2010 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship field is as follows (subject to change and to the conclusion of the Ensure Classic at Rock Barn):

    Fulton Allem
    Michael Allen
    Tommy Armour III
    Andy Bean
    Chip Beck
    Ronnie Black
    Phil Blackmar
    Jay Don Blake
    Olin Browne
    Brad Bryant
    Mark Calcavecchia
    Bobby Clampett
    Keith Clearwater
    Russ Cochran
    John Cook
    Fred Couples
    Trevor Dodds
    R.W. Eaks
    David Eger
    Keith Fergus
    Bruce Fleisher
    Dan Forsman
    Robin Freeman
    David Frost
    Fred Funk
    Bob Gilder
    Bill Glasson
    Mike Goodes
    Jay Haas
    Gary Hallberg
    Kirk Hanefeld
    Steve Haskins
    Morris Hatalsky
    Hale Irwin*
    Mark James
    Tom Jenkins
    Gene Jones
    Tom Kite*
    Bernhard Langer *
    Tom Lehman
    Wayne Levi
    J.L. Lewis
    Chien Soon Lu
    Sandy Lyle
    James Mason
    Blaine McCallister
    Larry Mize
    John Morse
    Larry Nelson*
    Mark O'Meara
    Joe Ozaki
    Jerry Pate
    Corey Pavin
    David Peoples
    Tom Pernice, Jr.
    Don Pooley
    Nick Price*
    Tom Purtzer
    Mike Reid
    Loren Roberts
    Eduardo Romero
    Jim Roy
    Jim Rutledge
    Ted Schulz
    Peter Senior
    Scott Simpson
    Tim Simpson
    Joey Sindelar
    Jeff Sluman
    Hal Sutton
    Bob Tway
    Bruce Vaughan
    Bobby Wadkins
    Denis Watson
    Tom Watson*
    D.A. Weibring
    Mark Wiebe
    Fuzzy Zoeller

    *denotes World Golf Hall of Fame member

    About the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship
    The Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship is one of five major championships on the PGA TOUR's Champions Tour for eligible professionals age 50 and over.  Jay Haas won the 2009 event on the East Course at Baltimore Country Club in Timonium, MD, against a field of 78 Champions Tour players, one of the strongest of the year.   Grounds admission to the 2010 Championship is complimentary to all spectators, courtesy of Constellation Energy, Golf Galaxy, the Telos Corporation and OMNITEC Solutions, Inc.  The Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship has generated more than $7.5 million for charity since 1992.  Since Constellation Energy became the host sponsor of Champions Tour-affiliated tournaments in 2003, more than $3 million has been raised for Maryland charitable organizations.  To purchase weekly hospitality tickets or for more information about the 2010 event please visit the Official Tournament Website at or call the Tournament Office at 410-853-7064.

    About Constellation Energy Group
    Constellation Energy ( is a leading supplier of energy products and services to wholesale and retail electric and natural gas customers. It owns a diversified fleet of generating units located in the United States and Canada, totaling approximately 8,900 megawatts of generating capacity, and is among the leaders pursuing the development of new nuclear plants in the United States. The company delivers electricity and natural gas through the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), its regulated utility in Central Maryland. A FORTUNE 500 company headquartered in Baltimore, Constellation Energy had revenues of $15.6 billion in 2009.

    About the Champions Tour
    Collectively, the Champions Tour has the most recognizable and accomplished players in the game with 16 World Golf Hall of Fame members actively competing in its events and numerous other major championship winners among its members. The Champions Tour is a tax-exempt membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older. Conceived in 1980 as the Senior PGA Tour, it started with just four events and purses totaling $475,000. The Champions Tour will conduct 26 official Charles Schwab Cup events in 2010 offering $51.5 million in official prize money, with the average tournament purse of $1.98 million.  The Champions Tour's primary purpose is to provide significant competitive and earnings opportunities for its members, to protect the integrity of the game; and to help grow the reach of the game in the U.S. and around the world. In addition to providing competitive opportunities for its membership, Champions Tour events generate significant sums of money for charity.  The Commissioner of the PGA TOUR is Tim Finchem. Mike Stevens is President of the Champions Tour. TOUR headquarters is in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The web site address is
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