September 23, 2010
September 23, 2010, POTOMAC, Md. - The Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship has teamed up with FedEx and will distribute complimentary tickets to the Champions Tour's final major championship of the season at six FedEx Office locations around the capital region.
The Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship is scheduled for Oct 5-10, 2010, at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in Potomac, MD. As previously announced, complimentary admission to the championship is being offered to all fans for the entire week and includes a performance by Better Than Ezra at the Birdies for the Brave Military Appreciation Concert presented by the USO of Metropolitan Washington on Saturday, October 9.
Fans are encouraged to pick up a complimentary ticket at one of the FedEx Office locations (limit four per person):
7th & D
325 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
21st & K
2020 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
3329 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
4809 Bethesda Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
11560 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
8365 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182
Complimentary tickets will also be available at the gate for fans that are unable to pick up at ticket in advance at a FedEx Office location.
Players committed to the 2010 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship field include defending champion Jay Haas, Takoma Park native Fred Funk, major champions Mark Calcavecchia, Fred Couples, Corey Pavin, Jeff Sluman and Hal Sutton, World Golf Hall of Fame members Hale Irwin, Bernhard Langer, Tom Watson and Nick Price and PGA TOUR veterans David Frost and Tommy Armour III.
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 www.ceseniorplayers.com or call the Tournament Office at 410-853-7064.
About Constellation Energy Group
Constellation Energy (www.constellation.com) 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 PGATOUR.com.
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