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August 30, 2010


Chris Kaplan, (480) 348-7540



SAN MARTIN, Calif. – Justin Leonard, a 12-time PGA TOUR winner (including the 1996 British Open) and three-time U.S. Ryder Cup team member, has committed to the 2010 Open.

Additionally, Henrik Stenson, a two-time PGA TOUR winner (including the 2009 Players Championship and the 2007 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship) and two-time European Ryder Cup team member, has also committed to play in the Open. Stenson and Leonard have ranked as high as 4th and 5th respectively on the Official World Golf Rankings. The Open will be played at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, Calif., October 13-17, 2010.

Also committing to the field today are 2007 Open winner George McNeill, Bryce Molder (the 66th-ranked player in the Official World Golf Rankings) and Lee Janzen, an eight-time PGA TOUR winner including two U.S. Open Championships – 1992 at Baltusrol Golf Club in New Jersey and 1998 at the Olympic Club in San Francisco.

The list of committed players also includes a number of other top PGA TOUR players, including the 47th ranked player on the 2010 PGA TOUR money list Brendon de Jonge; one-time PGA TOUR winner Ryuji Imada; three-time PGA TOUR winner Carl Pettersson; 34th ranked player in the Official World Golf rankings Rickie Fowler and 48th ranked player in the Official World Golf rankings Ben Crane.

PGA TOUR members have until 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, to commit to play in the 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 Open.

The 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 or find us on Facebook at


The following is an alphabetical list of the current entries as of 8/25/2010:

Blake Adams
Michael Allen
Briny Baird
Rich Barcelo
Craig Barlow
Ricky Barnes
Cameron Beckman
Rich Beem
Matt Bettencourt
Henrik Bjornstad
Kris Blanks
Jason Bohn
Justin Bolli
Craig Bowden
Alex Cejka
Kevin Chappell
Chad Collins
Ben Crane
John Daly
Brian Davis
Marco Dawson
Glen Day
Brendon de Jonge
Graham DeLaet
Brent Delahoussaye
Chris DiMarco
James Driscoll
Joe Durant
David Duval
Brad Faxon
Steve Flesch
Martin Flores
Rickie Fowler
Carlos Franco
Robert Garrigus
Tom Gillis
Mathew Goggin
Jeff Gove
Paul Goydos
Nathan Green
Mathias Gronberg
Todd Hamilton
J.J. Henry
Mark Hensby
Tim Herron
Charley Hoffman
Ryuji Imada
Lee Janzen
Kevin Johnson
Richard S. Johnson
Kent Jones
Matt Jones
Jerry Kelly
Skip Kendall
Cliff Kresge
Derek Lamely
Justin Leonard
Michael Letzig
Spencer Levin
Jamie Lovemark
Bill Lunde
David Lutterus
Jarrod Lyle
Will MacKenzie
John Mallinger
Troy Matteson
Billy Mayfair
Scott McCarron
Andrew McLardy
George McNeill
Rocco Mediate
Troy Merritt
Shaun Micheel
Bryce Molder
Garth Mulroy
James Nitties
Joe Ogilvie
Greg Owen
Rod Pampling
Brenden Pappas
Cameron Percy
Pat Perez
Tom Pernice, Jr.
Tim Petrovic
Carl Pettersson
Scott Piercy
D.A. Points
Aron Price
Alex Prugh
Ted Purdy
Brett Quigley
Jeff Quinney
Chris Riley
John Rollins
John Senden
Jeev Milkha Singh
Paul Stankowski
Henrik Stenson
Brian Stuard
Kevin Sutherland
Roger Tambellini
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
Charles Warren
Brett Wetterich
Steve Wheatcroft
Charlie Wi
Jay Williamson
Chris Wilson
Dean Wilson
Mark Wilson