GRAND BLANC, Mich.– Tournament Officials announced today the details regarding the final field for the fifth playing of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc, Mich. This elite roster of 78* players collectively represent 220 PGA TOUR Champions victories, including 19 senior major championship titles.The field also contains seven of the top-10 players in the Charles Schwab Cup standings,including top-ranked Steve Stricker, the defending champion of The Ally Challenge, and Bernhard Langer, who became the oldest U.S. Senior Open champion (65) and set the record for most PGA TOUR Champions wins (46) with a two-stroke triumph over Stricker in July at SentryWorld in Stevens Point, Wis.
All five champions of The Ally Challenge will be competing in this year’s field, Paul Broadhurst (2018), Jerry Kelly (2019), Jim Furyk (2020), Joe Durant (2021), and Steve Stricker (2022). Past winners of the Buick Open will also be well represented this year in Grand Blanc. Nine members of that esteemed fraternity will be competing at Warwick Hills, including Jim Furyk, Kenny Perry, Vijay Singh, Justin Leonard, Scott Verplank, Woody Austin, Billy Mayfair, Rocco Mediate, and Tom Pernice, Jr.
2023 FIELD OF COMPETITORS AS OF MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2023, AT 3:30 P.M.
Love III, Davis
Pernice Jr., Tom
Short, Jr., Wes
3 Event Qualifiers
78 Players in Field
Blake, Jay Don
*The 2023 field for The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren includes three event qualifiers. The qualifying tournament will be held on Tuesday, August 22, at Spring Meadows Country Club, Linden, Mich.
The Ally Challenge will be one of the premier Regular Season events on the PGA TOUR Champions in 2023, featuring a $2,200,000 purse and leading to the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs ? a season-ending, three-tournament series used to determine the TOUR’s season-long champion. For more information about The Ally Challenge, please visit www.theallychallenge.com. For the latest Ally Challenge news and updates on social media follow the tournament on Twitter and Instagram at @AllyChallenge and on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllyChallenge.
About The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren
The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren is an official event on the PGA TOUR Champions owned and operated by Tournaments for Charity, a Michigan non-profit corporation. This 54-hole stroke play golf tournament features 78 PGA TOUR Champions professionals competing for a $2 million purse at the historic Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, MI. The event is designed to showcase the best golf on the PGA TOUR Champions for the enjoyment of spectators and to benefit local charities in the greater Flint area. All three official rounds will be internationally televised on the Golf Channel.
For more information about The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, please visit www.theallychallenge.com. For the latest Ally Challenge news and updates on social media, follow the tournament on Twitter and Instagram at @AllyChallenge and on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllyChallenge.
About Ally Financial
Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is a financial services company with the nation’s largest all-digital bank and an industry-leading auto financing business, driven by a mission to “Do It Right” and be a relentless ally for customers and communities. The company serves more than 11 million customers through a full range of online banking services (including deposits, mortgage, point-of-sale personal lending, and credit card products) and securities brokerage and investment advisory services. The company also includes a robust corporate finance business that offers capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies, as well as auto financing and insurance offerings. For more information, please visit www.ally.com and follow @allyfinancial.
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About McLaren Health Care
McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan, is a $6 billion, fully integrated health care delivery system committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency. The McLaren system includes 13 hospitals in Michigan, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, a 490-member employed primary and specialty care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs covering more than 690,000 lives in Michigan and Indiana, home health, infusion and hospice providers, pharmacy services, a clinical laboratory network, virtual and retail care services and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 53 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. McLaren has 22,000 full-, part-time and contracted employees and more than 113,000 network providers throughout Michigan and Indiana. Learn more at www.mclaren.org.
About HNS Sports Group
HNS Sports Group is a Dublin, Ohio-based LLC founded in 2000. The company offers over 125-plus years of collective experience and is committed to providing professional, efficient and effective client representation in the categories of sponsorship consultation, event management, hospitality management, sales representation and tournament operations within the golf market. To learn more about HNS Sports Group, visit www.hnssports.com.
Thomas P. Sprouse
Director of Communications,
The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren
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