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Constellation Championship Lands Big Names

This year’s Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship is going to have an extremely strong field. How strong?

Champions Tour career wins leader Hale Irwin, former U.S. Open champion Tom Kite, 25-time Champions Tour winner Gil Morgan and former Morgan State running back Jim Thorpe will all compete in this year’s event. 

"We are thrilled to have players of this caliber committed to play in the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship,” commented Tournament Director Steven Schoenfeld. “We will arguably have the Champions Tour’s best field of the season assembled right here in Baltimore once again this year, which should make for an exciting and rigorous week of competition at the final major in 2009.”

Here are just a few of the top players who will be competing for the top spot at the Baltimore Country Club Sept. 28 – Oct. 4:

Hale Irwin
- Champions Tour Wins: 45 (most all-time)
- PGA Tour Wins: 20
- Best finish of 2009: T-11th in Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai

Tom Watson
- Champions Tour Wins: 12
- PGA Tour Wins: 39
- Best finish of 2009: 4th Senior PGA Championship

Nick Price
- Champions Tour Wins: 1
- PGA Tour Wins: 18
- Best finish of 2009: won the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am

John Cook
- Champions Tour Wins: 2
- PGA Tour Wins: 11
- Best finish of 2009: 2nd JELD-WEN tradition

Jay Haas
- Champions Tour Wins: 13
- PGA Tour Wins: 9
- Best finish of 2009: won the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn

Tom Kite
- Champions Tour Wins: 10
- PGA Tour Wins: 19
- Best finish of 2009: 4th 3M Championship

Jeff Sluman
- Champions Tour Wins: 3
- PGA Tour Wins: 6
- Best finish of 2009: T-18th U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee

Fred Funk
- Champions Tour Wins: 5
- PGA Tour Wins: 8
- Best finish of 2009: 60th U.S. Open Championship

Compiled by Christopher Reilly

Posted Sept. 21, 2009