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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Strong Field at 2015 MGRC Golf Tournament

Tommorrow kicks off the first round of the 2015 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic (MGRC) in Biloxi Mississippi. This years field is some of the best on the Champions Tour.

With big names and played on a great golf course, Fallen Oak, this years tournament is sure to be exciting. The Champions Tour always brings an atmosphere of fun as some, if not most, players will interact with the crowds. So what players could you possibly interact with this year? Here are just some of the top players that will be there. (no particular order)

Fred Couples, Brad Faxon, Tommy Armour III, Tom Lehman, 
Tom Kite, Rocco Mediate, Jesper Parnevik, Sandy Lyle,
 Kenny Perry, Nick Price, Jeff Sluman, Craig Stadler, 
Mark O'Meara, plus many more.

Check out this weeks Power Ranking's for this years MGRC. Ranking source is; Vartan Kupelian, Champions Tour Insider and Contributor.

Here is some extra event info for those that may be going or want to catch on TV:
9:00 AM Gates Open - 10:00 AM Round 1 Tee Times Begin (Pairings and times click here)
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM Golf Channel live telecast  
9:00 AM Gates Open - 10:00 AM Round 2 Tee Times Begin
2:00 PM to 5 PM Golf Channel live telecast
4:30 PM Junior Clinic Presented by Bacot/McCarty Foundation & IP Resort & Spa, Fallen Oak Driving 
9:00 AM Gates Open - 10:00 AM Final Round Tee Times Begin (click here for pairings)
2:00 PM to 5PM Golf Channel live telecast 
You can also stream the MGRC live via Golf Channel Live Extra (some restrictions)
**all times above are local - central standard time**
The Tour also starts today with the first round of the Chitimacha Louisiana Open in Lafayette Louisiana scheduled to start at 7:45 AM. Playing at LeTriomphe Golf and Country Club there is an expectation of low scores, according to Kevin Prise of To see just how low these guys may shoot follow the leader board

For Full Field and Tee Time information visit the Tour Tournament Page

We will post scores and updates of these two events over the weekend as well as some pictures. Monday we will have a recap of all scores and winners. 

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