Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge at Rio Secco Golf Club on ABC TV Dec. 13, 14
The 17th Annual Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge will be telecast on ABC Saturday, Dec. 13 from 3-5 p.m. EST, and Sunday, Dec. 14 from 2-4 p.m. EST.
The 17th Annual Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge is the only professional golf tournament that pits three players from the PGA, LPGA and Champions Tours against each other in a head-to-head competition for tour bragging rights and a share of the $1 million dollar purse. Each threesome consists of one player from each Tour competing in two separate, nine-hole stroke play matches. For complete tour information, please visit www.Wendys3Tour.com.
PGA team: Stewart Cink, Rocco Mediate, Kenny Perry
LPGA team: Helen Alfredsson, Natalie Gulbis, Cristie Kerr
Champions team: Fred Funk, Jay Haas, Nick Price
Host course - Rio Secco Golf Club: Gracefully draped across 240 acres in the foothills of the Black Mountain Range and located 15 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, Rio Secco is renowned for its world-class golf experience and the acclaimed Butch Harmon School of Golf. The 7,318-yard, par 72 course was named in USA Today newspaper among the "Top Ten Golf Destinations in the World." Offering instruction for newcomers and professionals alike, The Butch Harmon School of Golf is famed for working with such talents as Tiger Woods, Greg Norman, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson, Stewart Cink and Natalie Gulbis. Located in Henderson, Nevada, Rio Secco is a Harrah's Entertainment golf destination. More information about Rio Secco Golf Club is available online at www.riosecco.net.
The Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge is the prime fundraiser for The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a nonprofit 501(c)3 public charity dedicated to dramatically increasing the adoptions of the more than 150,000 children in North America's foster care systems waiting to be adopted. Created by Wendy's founder, Dave Thomas, who was adopted as a child, the Foundation leads programs such as Wendy's Wonderful Kids, placing adoption recruiters throughout the U.S. and Canada to find permanent, loving families for children in the foster care system, and Adoption-Friendly Workplace, encouraging employers to offer adoption benefits to their employees. The Foundation also works with adoption advocates and officials to streamline the adoption process and make adoption more affordable for families. Since the tournament's inception on 1992, more than $32 million has been raised to promote foster care adoption. To learn more, please visit www.DaveThomasFoundationforAdoption.org.
December 10, 2008