Field set for 2013 Hotel Fitness Championship, a Tour Finals event

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News release from the Hotel Fitness Championship:

Field set for 2013 Hotel Fitness Championship, a Tour Finals event
One hundred thirty-one players committed for this week’s first-ever Finals tournament at Fort Wayne’s Sycamore Hills Golf Club

(August 26, 2013) – With yesterday’s conclusion of the 21st and final Regular Season event on the 2013 Tour schedule, the Cox Classic, the stage is now set for the first Tour Finals, a series of four tournaments that will determine PGA TOUR membership cards and positions for the upcoming 2013-14 season.

There are 131 players committed for this week’s first-ever Finals tournament, the 2013 Hotel Fitness Championship at Sycamore Hills Golf Club.

Cards have been locked up by the Regular Season’s 25 leading money winners. An additional 25 cards will be determined at the Finals based on earnings in the four events. A “PGA TOUR Card Celebration” event will take place immediately following the Tour Championship at TPC Sawgrass on Sept. 29.

Note: An overview of the Finals follows the commitments below. Complete details about the Finals may be found online.

  • Alker, Steven
  • Anderson, Mark
  • Aragon, Alex
  • Barnes, Ricky
  • Beckman, Cameron
  • Benedetti, Camilo
  • Bertsch, Shane
  • Bettencourt, Matt (2)
  • Blanks, Kris (M)
  • Bolli, Justin
  • Boros, Guy
  • Brigman, D.J.
  • Campbell, Chad
  • Canete, Ariel
  • Cantlay, Patrick
  • Carballo, Miguel Angel
  • Cauley, Bud
  • Cejka, Alex
  • Chopra, Daniel
  • Claxton, Will
  • Collins, Chad
  • Corpening, Franklin
  • Crawford, Adam
  • Davidson, Matt
  • Day, Glen
  • DiMarco, Chris
  • Dunlap, Scott
  • Durant, Joe
  • Flanagan, Nick
  • Foley, Kevin
  • Fritsch, Brad
  • Fraustro, Oscar
  • Fritsch, Brad
  • Gardiner, Scott
  • Garnett, Brice
  • Gates, Bobby
  • Goggin, Mathew
  • Gomez, Fabian
  • Gonzales, Andres
  • Gore, Jason
  • Green, Nathan
  • Haas, Hunter
  • Hadley, Chesson
  • Hadwin, Adam
  • Hall, Ashley
  • Harrington, Scott
  • Herman, Jim
  • Hoge, Tom
  • Hurley, Billy III
  • Immelman, Trevor
  • Ishikawa, Ryo
  • Jobe,Brandt
  • Johnson, Richard S.
  • Karlsson, Robert
  • Kim, Whee
  • Kisner, Kevin
  • Klauk, Jeff (N-M)
  • Knost, Colt
  • Knox, Russell (2)
  • Kohles, Ben
  • Kraft, Kelly
  • LaBelle, Doug III
  • La’Cassie, Bronson
  • LeBrun, Steve
  • Lee, Danny
  • Levin, Spencer
  • List, Luke
  • Loar, Edward
  • Loupe, Andrew
  • Lovemark, Jamie
  • Lunde, Bill
  • MacKenzie, Will
  • Malnati, Peter
  • Marino, Steve (M)
  • Martin, Ben
  • Mathis, David
  • Matteson, Troy
  • Mattiace, Len
  • McCarron, Scott (M)
  • Merchereffe, Fernando
  • Merritt, Troy
  • Na, Kevin
  • Noh, Seung-Yul
  • Norlander, Henrik
  • Oberholser, Aaron (M)
  • O’Hair, Sean
  • O’Hern, Nick
  • Owen, Greg
  • Pampling, Rod
  • Parel, Scott
  • Park, Jin
  • Patel, Bhavik
  • Percy, Cameron
  • Peterson, John
  • Petrovic, Tim
  • Pettitt, Philip Jr.
  • Presnell, Alistair
  • Price, Aron
  • Pride, Dicky
  • Prugh, Alex
  • Putnam, Andrew
  • Putnam, Michael
  • Renner, Jim
  • Ridings, Tag
  • Roach, Wes
  • Rocha, Alexandre
  • Rousey, Nick
  • Siem, Marcel (N-M)
  • Slocum, Heath
  • Smith, Byron
  • Spears, Ryan
  • Stefani, Shawn
  • Stegmaier, Brett
  • Stiles, Darron
  • Streb, Robert
  • Svoboda, Andrew
  • Swafford, Hudson
  • Taylor, Vaughn
  • Thatcher, Roland
  • Todd, Brendon (2)
  • Tomasulo, Peter (N-M)
  • Trahan, D.J.
  • Tway, Kevin
  • Van Aswegen, Tyrone
  • van der Walt, Dawie
  • Vegas, Jhonattan (M)
  • Watkins, Aaron
  • Wheatcroft, Steve
  • Wilcox, Will
  • Wilkinson, Tim
  • Williams, Lee
  • Wittenberg, Casey

Note: Tour players Nos. 1-75 in bold. PGA TOUR players Nos. 126-200 un-bolded. Those in italics are either non-members or medicals as noted. Those with a (2) next to their name qualified on both the Tour and PGA TOUR lists.

“This field consists of both highly recognizable names in golf as well as the upcoming PGA TOUR standouts,” said Duke Butler IV, tournament director, on behalf of the Western Golf Association. “There’s a lot on line as these players compete to earn their PGA TOUR cards for next season. With such a high level of competition, patrons are guaranteed to see world-class golf this week.”

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About Western Golf Association
Founded in 1899 to serve golfing interests in the growing Midwest, the WGA now has more than 400 member clubs. The WGA conducts championships for professional and amateur golfers, promotes the use of caddies and oversees the Evans Scholars Foundation, which awards college scholarships to caddies with limited financial means. The WGA is a driving force in the game, a respected charitable cause for thousands of supporters and a distinguished leader in the nation’s golf community. Its premier golf event is the BMW Championship, the second-oldest tournament on the PGA TOUR. For more information on the WGA and ESF, call (847) 724-4600 or visit:

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Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Web.Com Tour identifies those players who are ready to compete and win on golf’s biggest stage. As the official proving ground of the PGA TOUR, three out of four PGA TOUR members are Tour alumni. Tour alumni have won 345 PGA TOUR titles, including 17 majors and five PLAYERS Championships. Twenty-five PGA TOUR cards for 2013 were awarded in late October at the conclusion of Tour’s 27-event season. became the Tour’s umbrella sponsor on June 27, 2012, replacing Nationwide Insurance. A 10-year agreement (through 2021) is in place. Beginning in 2013, the Tour becomes the path to the PGA TOUR with all 50 PGA TOUR cards coming through the Tour and the season culminating at the four-event Tour Finals in September. The PGA TOUR, through the efforts of its three tours and their tournaments, sponsors, players and volunteers, supports over 2,000 local charities and has surpassed $1.7 billion in charitable giving. To learn more about the PGA TOUR and Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM, Twitter and Facebook.

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