One of Strongest Fields Ever Playing at This Week’s
Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire
Nine Hall of Famers Competing in Exceptional Field
Biloxi, MS – With nine World Golf Hall of Famers, six Masters Champions and 19 major championship winners overall, the 2015 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire will again boast one of the strongest fields ever visiting the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 2014 champion Jeff Maggert will defend his title against some of the best players in the world, including 2013 champion Michael Allen and 2011 champion Tom Lehman.
In addition, 2012 champion Fred Couples is joined in the field by 2015 World Golf Hall of Fame inductee Mark O’Meara and fellow Hall of Fame members Hale Irwin, Tom Kite, Sandy Lyle, Colin Montgomerie, Larry Nelson, Nick Price and Curtis Strange.
The field, which features 26 of the Top 30 from last year’s Final Money List, includes sponsor exemptions Jim Gallagher, Jr., Ian Woosnam, Brian Henninger and Mike Goodes.
The final field is as follows:
Armour III, Tommy
Blake, Jay Don
Gallagher, Jr., Jim
Jimenez, Miguel Angel
Pernice Jr., Tom
Short, Jr., Wes
The Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire will take place March 27-29 at Fallen Oak in Biloxi. A field of 81 will play for a total purse of $1.6 million and a $240,000 first place share. Tickets are $15 and are 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.