The Players Championship 2016 will be the 46th edition of the championship held till now. It all started back in 1974, then it was known as Tournament Players Championship. It’s an annual golf tournament at the PGA Tour. Although still it’s considered as a unofficial ‘fifth major’ due to its prestige, its host course and it’s considerably high prize amount. It was the highest prize golf tournament with a prize of $10 million in last year’s i.e. 2015 edition. It usually includes the top 50 playing in world rankings.
The Players Championship 2016 will be conducted during a week’s tenure. Starting from 10th of May 2016 i.e. Tuesday to 15th of May i.e. Sunday. Last year’s (2015) winner was Rickie Fowler from United States, who scored 276 −12 and he bagged a prize of $1.8 Million. Sergio García from Spain & Kevin Kisner from United States where the runner(s)-up.
The Players Championship 2016 Summary :
Event Tenure : May 10th – May 15th, 2016
Course: TPC Sawgrass, Stadium Course
Length: 7,215 yards (6,597 m)
Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Tour :PGA Tour
Field: 144 players
The Players Championship 2016 Prize Money :
Like last yeat, this year too, the total prize money of the tournament is $10 Million. Where the winner bags a sum of $ 1.8 Million and also gets 600 FedExCup Points.
The Players Championship 2016 Schedule :
|Tuesday, May 10 (Practice Day and Military Appreciation Day)||7:30 a.m.||Take Stock in Children|
|Military Appreciation Day Ceremony||6:00 p.m.||n/a|
|Toby Keith Concert||6:30 p.m.||n/a|
|Wednesday, May 11 (Practice Day)||7:30 a.m.||Wolfson Children’s Hospital|
|Thursday, May 12||7:30 a.m.||Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital|
|Friday, May 13||7:30 a.m.||Rotary International District 6970|
|Saturday, May 14||8:30 a.m.||Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville|
|Sunday, May 15 – Championship Sunday and Pink Out Day||8:30 a.m.||26.2 with DONNA|
|Closing Ceremonies||around 7 p.m.||n/a|
Watch The Players Championship 2016 Free Live Streaming:
Get ready to watch the PGA tour’s 46th edition of The Players Championship 2016 as it gets live from 10th of May 2016 in Florida with a prize of $10 Million. Users can watch live streaming of the matches on GOLF Tv Network as well as NBC TV Network.
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