FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 22, 2012
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III has committed to play in the October10-14 Frys.com Open at CordeValle.
Love has twenty victories on the TOUR, including the 1997 PGA Championship and two Players Championships. He is playing well, finishing in the top ten in last week’s Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C. He will be competing in the Barclays Championship in Farmingdale, N.Y. where the FedExCup playoffs begin this week.
The Ryder Cup is set for September 28-30 at Medinah Country Club in Chicago. Eight players have qualified for the Ryder Cup team on points. Captain Love will name four additional team members on September 4th.
“We are excited to add an outstanding Champion, Davis Love, to our field,” said Tournament Director Jeff Sanchez. “We look forward to seeing Davis just two weeks after he leads the U.S. Ryder Cup team.”
In previous years, Love has played in the Fry’s Electronics sponsored tournaments in Las Vegas and Scottsdale. This will be his first start in the Silicon Valley.
Love is host of the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island, Georgia, a PGA TOUR tournament that will be played the week after the Frys.com Open.
About Frys.com Open
Launched in 2006, Frys.com Open is an official PGA TOUR tournament. Proceeds from the Frys.com Open are donated to local and national charities that are working to improve the lives of others. The title sponsor Fry’s Electronics is a privately owned retailer with 34 nationwide locations headquartered in San Jose, California. Information is available on www.frysopengolf.com and find us on Facebook and Twitter.
Shari Boxer Baker, 408.888.5449