Loaded Vancouver Showcase women’s fields tips with 2018 National Champion Notre Dame battling Gonzaga

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Defending NCAA Champion Notre Dame will tip-off the inaugural Vancouver Showcase women’s tournament against two-time defending West Coast Conference champion Gonzaga on Thursday, Nov. 22 at noon PT at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The loaded field also includes 2017 National Champion South Carolina and Pac-12 power Oregon State. Tournament organizer, bd Global,…

Troy Merritt wins 2018 Barbasol Championship

BY MIKE FIELDS A light rain started to fall just when the Barbasol Championship trophy ceremony got underway on the 18th green at Champions at Keene Trace early Monday afternoon, but there were bright smiles all around, the brightest worn by Troy Merritt, the winner of the first PGA TOUR event in Kentucky in almost 60…

Five major winners headline Barbasol Championship field

LEXINGTON – The Bluegrass State’s only annual official PGA TOUR tournament, the Barbasol Championship, announced its initial player field today, headlined by five former major championship winners with a total of eight majors between them. Davis Love III (1997 PGA Championship), Retief Goosen (2001, 2004 U.S. Open), Brittany Lincicome (2009, 2015 ANA Inspiration [LPGA]), Angel…

Barbasol Championship partners with Kentucky Wounded Heroes to honor military

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – As part of the PGA TOUR’s long-standing support for our military, the Barbasol Championship will collaborate with Birdies for the Brave and the non-profit Kentucky Wounded Heroes (KWH) to host a variety of military outreach and appreciation activities throughout tournament week.  From club-fitting for two wounded veterans, a fundraiser at the Blue Grass Sportsmen’s Club,…

Davis Love III commits to play in Barbasol Championship

LEXINGTON – The field for this year’s Barbasol Championship will feature Davis Love III, a World Golf Hall of Famer with 21 PGA TOUR victories and a major title, when the tournament tees off for the first time, July 19-22 at Champions at Keene Trace in Nicholasville, Ky. Love, who entered his name into the preliminary…