80-player field to include eight hall-of-famers, 18 major champions and six former world No. 1 players; Brian Gay, Rob Labritz and Y.E. Yang to make PGA Tour Champions debuts
Tickets On-Sale at www.ChubbClassic.com
NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 16, 2022 – The tournament field for the 2022 Chubb Classic presented by SERVPRO was finalized Monday following an 18-hole Monday Qualifier at The Forest Country Club in Fort Myers. Phillip Price (4-under 68); Paul Stankowski (1-under 71); Mauricio Molina (even par 72); and Craig Kanada (even par 72) captured the top-four spots to gain entry in to the first full-field event of the 2022 PGA TOUR Champions season, taking place Friday-Sunday, Feb. 18-20 at Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, Fla.
Molina and Kanada captured the final two spots via a seven-person playoff.
Celebrating its 35th anniversary in Naples and one of the longest-running regular season events on the PGA TOUR Champions schedule, the Chubb Classic will feature an 80-player field competing for a share of a $1.6 million purse.
The field features eight World Golf Hall-of-Fame members, including Fred Couples, Ernie Els, Retief Goosen, Bernhard Langer, Sandy Lyle, Colin Montgomerie, José María Olazábal and Ian Woosnam. Davis Love III, an early commitment to the Chubb Classic, withdrew from the field and is being replaced by first alternate Stephen Leaney.
Five players will be making their PGA TOUR Champions debuts, including five-time PGA TOUR winner Brian Gay; PGA of America professional and Final Stage medalist Rob Labritz; 2009 PGA Champion Y.E. Yang; PGA of America Professional and Calusa Pines Golf Club Director of Golf Michael Balliet (sponsor exemption); and four-time Crump Cup champion and former amateur standout Michael Muehr (sponsor exemption).
Also in the field includes former World No. 1 David Duval, 17-time PGA TOUR winner Jim Furyk, three-time major champion Padraig Harrington, 18-time PGA TOUR Champions winner Jay Haas, and 2019 Chubb Classic champion Miguél Angél Jimenez, who won the season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai in January.
The 2022 Chubb Classic presented by SERVPRO by the numbers:
- 55 PGA TOUR winners with a combined 301 titles
- 18 major champions on the PGA TOUR
- 20 major winners on PGA TOUR Champions
- 49 PGA TOUR Champions winners with a combined 247 titles
- Six former World No. 1 players
- Seven past Chubb Classic winners
- Five winners of the season-long race for the Charles Schwab Cup
- Nine players who have been on winning teams at the QBE Shootout at Tiburón Golf Club
- Seven PLAYERS Champions
- 16 countries represented
To celebrate the tournament’s 35th anniversary as the longest-standing PGA TOUR Champions event to be contested in the same metropolitan area, tournament organizers will welcome back fans to the 2022 Chubb Classic with a variety of ticket options that are now available and can be purchased exclusively at www.ChubbClassic.com.
There are four ticket options for fans interested in attending the 2022 Chubb Classic:
- Good-Any-One Day Grounds:
- Weekly Grounds:
- Legends Lounge 17th Green Suite:
- ULTRA Club 18th Green Suite:
- $25. General admission daily grounds, valid Thursday, Feb. 17 (Pro-Am), and Friday-Sunday, Feb. 18-20 (tournament rounds).
- $40. General admission daily grounds, valid Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 17-20.
- $125 per day. Private luxury suite offering exclusive views of the 17th green. Includes hot appetizers, afternoon snacks, soft drinks and cash bar.
- $400 per day. Private luxury suite overlooking the 18th green. Includes premium full lunch buffet, open bar and valet parking.
Tiburón Golf Club, the only facility to host a PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions and LPGA Tour event in the same calendar year, features two 18-hole Greg Norman-designed golf courses, The Gold and The Black. The Black Course, which opened in 2001, has a very distinctive look with its pine straw-lined fairways, crushed coquina waste areas and undulating greens nestled amidst acres of pine trees and native Florida foliage. The Black Course is designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International to protect and enhance its natural surroundings.
The 2021 Chubb Classic was contested in April at The Black Course at Tiburón Golf Club, where Steve Stricker captured his sixth PGA TOUR Champions victory by one stroke over Robert Karlsson and Alex Cejka.
About Tiburón Golf Club
Located in Naples, Florida, Tiburón Golf Club, managed by Troon Golf features two 18-hole, Greg Norman-designed golf courses, The Gold and The Black. Tiburón is home to the LPGA Tour's CME Group Tour Championship and the PGA TOUR's QBE Shootout and is consistently rated among the top 20 golf facilities in Florida by Golf Digest and GOLF Magazine. Tiburón's Gold Course opened in 1998 and the Black Course opened in 2001. Both courses play to a par of 72 and feature five sets of tees. The Gold Course can play as long as 7,382 yards, while The Black Course can play up to 6,949 yards from the championship tees. The 295-room Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples sits adjacent to the two award-winning courses, while the 450-room Ritz-Carlton beach hotel is just a few miles away. The semi-private club has been designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International. Tiburón's 27,000-square foot Mediterranean-style clubhouse features three dining rooms, private member locker rooms and lounge areas, as well as an award-winning golf shop.
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About The Chubb Classic
The Chubb Classic has been held in Naples, FL, since 1988 and features stars from the PGA TOUR Champions competing over 54 holes for a share of $1.6 million in prize money. Past champions include legends of the game such as Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Fred Couples and Bernhard Langer. The event is owned and operated by Outlyr (formerly Eiger Marketing Group), a global marketing and event management agency that operates 12 professional golf tournaments across the country. Outlyr also operates a number of other sporting and lifestyle events and manages the sponsorship portfolio for several blue-chip clients. Visit www.ChubbClassic.com for more information.
About PGA TOUR Champions
PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older, including 34 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Tour’s mission is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back and generate significant charitable and economic impact in tournament communities. Follow PGA TOUR Champions online at PGATOUR.com, at facebook.com/PGATOURChampions, on Twitter @ChampionsTour, on Instagram @pgatourchampions and on TikTok.
All events are televised in the United States, with most receiving complete coverage on GOLF Channel, the exclusive cable-television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. Tournament programming is available via 20-plus TV linear partners in 170-plus countries and territories, with 25 channels carrying long-form and/or highlights coverage, and 170-plus hours of live coverage distributed in 130-plus countries and territories. Programming is also available via the OTT platform GOLFTV powered by PGA TOUR in every market outside of the United States (240-plus countries and territories), excluding China, Korea and Russia, with live coverage distributed in 130-plus countries and territories.
About Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades
Naples Marco Island and the Gulf Coast Everglades has a year-round laid-back atmosphere. With more than 30 miles of soft, white sand beaches, a thriving arts and culture scene, endless dining delights, great golf, and the best of outdoor adventure, Florida’s Paradise Coast is truly a destination to discover. To start planning your visit, check out things to do and where to stay at ParadiseCoast.com, or call 800-688-3600.
Chubb Classic presented by SERVPRO