Jeff Maggert Set to Defend Title at MS Gulf Resort Classic

Jeff Maggert Set to Defend Title
at 2015 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire

Official Public Schedule of Events Announced

 

Mississippi Gulf Coast – With seven World Golf Hall of Famers and fifteen major championship winners, the 2015 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire field will feature the greatest golfers in the world. The field, led by defending champion Jeff Maggert, includes six Masters Champions and 26 of the Top 30 on last year’s Champions Tour Money List are scheduled to visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire will take place March 27-29 at Fallen Oak in Biloxi. Tickets are $15 and on sale now. They can be purchased online at www.2015MGRC.com or by calling the tournament office at (228) 896-6365. Children 16 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult.

 

PUBLIC SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

(All events and times are Central and subject to change)

Thursday, March 26

  • C Spire Pro-Am, Fallen Oak (tee times beginning at approximately 7:00 am)
  • Tournament Grounds Open to General Public, 8:00 am

Friday, March 27

  • First Round – Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire, Fallen Oak, 10:00 am
  • Tournament Grounds Open to General Public, 9:00 am

Saturday, March 28

  • Second Round – Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire, Fallen Oak, 10:00 am
  • Family Day Brought to You by Chevron
    • Bring a new “early education” book for a free adult admission. Books will be donated to local childhood literacy programs.
  • Tournament Grounds Open to General Public, 9:00 am
  • Junior Clinic Presented by Bacot/McCarty Foundation and IP Resort & Spa,
    Fallen Oak Driving Range, 4:30 pm

 

Sunday, March 29

  • Final Round – Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire, Fallen Oak, 10:00 am
  • Military Appreciation Day Brought to You by Ingalls Shipbuilding
    • Active and retired military and their families receive complimentary admission with
      valid military I.D.
  • Tournament Grounds Open to General Public, 9:00 am
  • Awards Presentation – Immediately Following Conclusion of Play, 18th green

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About the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire
In addition to C Spire as the tournament’s Presenting Sponsor, The Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire is uniquely funded by 12-14 other consortium partners, who see this event as an ideal way to promote the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The 2015 consortium partners are: Mississippi Power, Mississippi Development Authority, Beau Rivage Hotel & Resort-Fallen Oak, Harrah’s Gulf Coast, F.E.B. Distributing, Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Hard Rock Biloxi, Roy Anderson Corp, Hancock Bank, Yates Construction, IP Resort & Spa and Coca Cola. The tournament is administered through the MGRC Foundation, Inc. and will benefit Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
 About Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast was formed in January 2007 when Harrison County HFH and HFH of Jackson County merged organizations. Since then, HFHMGC has incorporated Stone County into its service area and has constructed or repaired more than 898 homes. HFHMGC works in partnership with community stakeholders to create innovative, sustainable housing solutions by empowering all members of our community to actively participate in creating opportunity for people to transform their own lives. To learn more, visit www.hfhmgc.org
 About the Champions Tour
Collectively, the Champions Tour has the most recognizable and accomplished players in the game, with many of its 32 members in the World Golf Hall of Fame competing regularly in its events. The Tour also counts numerous other major championship winners among its members. The Champions Tour is a 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’s primary purpose is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, protect the integrity of the game and generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays. Points earned in official Charles Schwab Cup events in 2014 determined Bernhard Langer as the Charles Schwab Cup champion, the season-long competition designed to recognize the Champions Tour’s leading player. The Commissioner of the PGA TOUR is Tim Finchem. Greg McLaughlin is President of the Champions Tour. The PGA TOUR’s website is www.pgatour.com, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Follow the Champions Tour at facebook.com/ChampionsTour and on Twitter @ChampionsTour.
 About Bruno Event Team
Bruno Event Team is the largest dedicated sports event management company in the country. Bruno Event Team is experienced in all facets of event management, employing a year-round staff of 80+ employees in 13 offices around the United States and Canada. Bruno Event Team services each client with expertise in strategic planning, marketing, advertising, public and media relations, ticket and merchandise sales, sponsor relations, hospitality consulting, event operations, event financial planning/accounting and volunteer coordination. For more information, please visit www.brunoeventteam.com.