Perry to play some PGA TOUR next season
He'll use his top-50 all-time money exemption
September 12, 2018
By Bret Lasky, PGATOUR.COM
- September 12, 2018
- Kenny Perry will play on both the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions next season
The always-smiling and willing to chat Kenny Perry arrived in Grand Blanc, Michigan oozing with excitement to tee it up at a place he's had so much success. He won the Buick Open in 2001 and 2008 at Warwick Hills.
"I stepped foot on the property today and it looks like it's in a time warp, it looked like nothing has changed," said Perry. "It was always a venue I truly loved, always felt very comfortable coming to this golf course."
Perry rattled off a handful of holes that he fell in love with over his 16 starts at Warwick Hills. Of course he mentioned the famous 17th hole, but also discussed the stretch of 12, 13 and 14 as holes that could make or break the tournament.
"I just have a lot of great memories here."
Perry also revealed that he will use his one-time top-50 all-time money exemption to snag a handful of starts back on the PGA TOUR during the 2018-2019 season.
"I'm going to put Vegas and Napa Valley and Sea Island on my schedule," said Perry, who won 14 times on the PGA TOUR. "I've got a lot of golf ahead of me and I'm looking forward to it. My shoulders good, no pain anymore. I don't have to get the shots I was getting all the time to compete."
Perry missed the first half of the season this year after having shoulder surgery on November 15, 2017.
He has really flourished of late with a win at the 3M Championship and is up to 18th on the Charles Schwab Cup standings despite making only 12 starts. Three of his four total top 10s have come in the last five starts.
With a healthy shoulder and renewed zest to compete regularly, Perry is to ready to compete again on both tours.