|SENIOR PLAYERS TROPHY TO TOUR WESTCHESTER AREA|
Sam Snead Trophy Will Appear at Area Restaurants; Championship Tickets Now On Sale
HARRISON, N.Y., May 23, 2011 - Beginning this week, the Sam Snead Trophy, awarded annually to the winner of the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship, will begin a three-month tour to Westchester-area restaurants, providing golf fans the opportunity to see the trophy up-close. Named in honor of the player with the most wins in PGA TOUR history, the trophy is comprised of two hand-carved pieces of Waterford Crystal, and the bowl is etched with 18 greens and appropriately numbered flags.
The Sam Snead Trophy Tour begins at Uncle Henry's Sports Bar & Grill and will make a different stop each week leading up to the Championship, August 17-21, at Westchester Country Club. The Trophy Tour schedule is as follows:
May 23-29 Uncle Henry's Sports Bar & Grill, 309 Halstead Avenue, Harrison, www.unclehenrysbarandgrill.com
May 30-June 5 Trattoria Vivolo, 301 Halstead Avenue, Harrison, www.trattoriavivolo.com
June 6-12 Morton's Steakhouse, 9 Maple Avenue, White Plains, www.mortons.com/whiteplains
June 13-19 Al Dente, 60 Halstead Avenue, Harrison, www.makeitaldente.com
June 20-26 Blue, 99 Church Street, White Plains, www.bluerestaurantwhiteplains.com
June 27-July 3 Pier Restaurant & Tiki Bar, 1 Playland Parkway, Rye, www.pierrestaurantandtikibar.com
July 4-10 Morgan's Fish House, 22 Elm Place, Rye, www.morgansfishhouse.net
July 11-17 Ruby's Oyster House and Bistro, 45 Purchase Street, Rye, www.rubysoysterbar.com
July 18-24 Sam's, 50 Gedney Way, White Plains, www.samsofgedneyway.com
July 25-31 Whitby Restaurant, 330 Boston Post Road, Rye, www.thewhitbycastle.com
August 1-7 Emma's Ale House, 68 Gedney Way, White Plains, www.emmasalehouse.com
August 8-14 Rye Grill & Bar, 1 Station Plaza, Rye, www.ryegrill.com
Individual daily and weekly tickets to the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship are now on sale. Those wishing to purchase tickets to the Championship may do so by logging on to the official tournament website, www.ceseniorplayers.com, or by calling the championship office at 914-481-5900. A single-day grounds ticket is just $20 plus tax and fees. This ticket is valid for grounds admission, good any one day, from August 17-21. A weekly clubhouse-access ticket is available for $125 plus tax and fees and offers admission to the grounds and to the clubhouse every day during the competition rounds, August 18-21. Food and beverage is available in the clubhouse for additional purchase. Children 18 and under and active, retired and reserve military personnel are admitted to the grounds at no charge.
"We are excited to bring championship golf back to Westchester Country Club and the surrounding community," said Executive Tournament Director Steve Schoenfeld. "We know the area enjoyed having the PGA TOUR here for over 40 years, and many of the current Champions Tour players have played here over the years and are looking forward to returning."
Four past Senior Players Champions, including Jay Haas (2009), D.A. Weibring (2008), Loren Roberts (2007), and Bobby Wadkins (2006) have already committed to compete in this year's Championship. More player announcements will come as additional commitments are received leading up to the Championship.
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