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RICKY BARNES AMONG LATEST TO COMMIT TO 2010 FRYS.COM OPEN

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July 13, 2010

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2009 U.S. OPEN RUNNER-UP RICKY BARNES AMONG LATEST

TO COMMIT TO 2010 FRYS.COM OPEN

SAN MARTIN, Calif. – Ricky Barnes, the 2002 U.S. Amateur Champion, 2009 U.S. Open runner-up and 64th-ranked golfer on the Official World Golf Rankings, has committed to play in the 2010 Frys.com Open. Barnes, who is originally from Stockton, Calif., is in the midst of his best year on the PGA TOUR. He has made 16 of 19 cuts, has finished in the top-10 six times and has earned $1,704,668 placing him 22nd on the 2010 PGA TOUR money list.

Also committing to the field today are three-time PGA TOUR winner and 2008 Frys.com Open champion Cameron Beckman; five-time PGA TOUR winner Rocco Mediate and one-time PGA TOUR winner Charley Hoffman.

The list of committed players also includes a number top PGA TOUR players including the 47th ranked player on the 2010 PGA TOUR money list Brendon de Jonge; one-time PGA TOUR winner Ryuiji Imada; 16th ranked player on the 2010 PGA TOUR money list and one-time TOUR winner Bo Van Pelt and three-time PGA TOUR winner Carl Pettersson.

PGA TOUR members have until 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, to commit to play in the Frys.com Open.  Eligible players are assigned one of 38 PGA TOUR priority rankings based on past performances on the PGA TOUR.  The field will continue to change as players with better priority rankings commit to play in the Frys.com Open.

The Frys.com Open is part of the PGA TOUR’s Fall Series and features a full-field (132 players), four-day tournament with a $5 million purse and $900,000 payout to the winner.  The tournament will be played Oct. 11-17 at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif., located just 25 minutes south of title sponsor Fry’s Electronics headquarters in San Jose, Calif.  For more information go to www.frysopengolf.com or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/frysopengolf.

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The following is an alphabetical list of the current entries as of 7/13/2010:

Blake Adams
Eric Axley
Briny Baird
Rich Barcelo
Craig Barlow
Ricky Barnes
Brian Bateman
Cameron Beckman
Notah Begay III
Matt Bettencourt
Henrik Bjornstad
Kris Blanks
Jason Bohn
Justin Bolli
Guy Boros
Craig Bowden
Mark Brooks
Olin Browne
Bob Burns
Tom Byrum
Jim Carter
Alex Cejka
Kevin Chappell
Bobby Clampett
Chad Collins
John Daly
Brian Davis
Marco Dawson
Glen Day
Brendon de Jonge
Graham DeLaet
Brent Delahoussaye
Jay Delsing
Chris DiMarco
James Driscoll
Joe Durant
Steve Flesch
Martin Flores
Rickie Fowler
Robin Freeman
Robert Garrigus
Tom Gillis
Jason Gore
Jeff Gove
Nathan Green
Mathias Gronberg
J.J. Henry
Mark Hensby
Charley Hoffman
John Huston
Ryuji Imada
Kevin Johnson
Richard S. Johnson
Matt Jones
Jonathan Kaye
Jerry Kelly
Cliff Kresge
Derek Lamely
Spencer Levin
J.L. Lewis
Frank Lickliter II
Peter Lonard
Bill Lunde
Jarrod Lyle
Will MacKenzie
Troy Matteson
Len Mattiace
Scott McCarron
Jim McGovern
Andrew McLardy
Spike McRoy
Rocco Mediate
Troy Merritt
Shaun Micheel
John Morse
Garth Mulroy
James Nitties
Brenden Pappas
Steve Pate
Cameron Percy
Tom Pernice, Jr.
Tim Petrovic
Carl Pettersson
D.A. Points
Aron Price
Dicky Pride
Alex Prugh
Ted Purdy
Brett Quigley
Fran Quinn
Jeff Quinney
Chris Riley
John Rollins
John Senden
Jeev Milkha Singh
Paul Stankowski
Brian Stuard
Roger Tambellini
Phil Tataurangi
Josh Teater
Roland Thatcher
Nicholas Thompson
Chris Tidland
D.J. Trahan
Cameron Tringale
Kirk Triplett
Jerod Turner
Marc Turnesa
Omar Uresti
Bo Van Pelt
Vance Veazey
Grant Waite
Charles Warren
Matt Weibring
Brett Wetterich
Jay Williamson
Chris Wilson
Dean Wilson
Mark Wilson
Willie Wood