SwingThought TOUR well represented in Greenbrier Classic
74 SwingThought TOUR alums will tee it up this week at The Greenbrier Classic. The field includes Major winners Bubba Watson, John Daly, Keegan Bradley, and Stewart Cink. Other notables are Kevin Kisner, Mackenzie Hughes, Gary Woodland, Scott Stallings. Clayton Portz who Monday Qualified for this event is making his PGA Tour debut this week.
After last years historic floods in West Virginia, Bubba Watson pledged time and money and helped gather volunteers and resources to help restore the Old White TPC course back to its tournament shape. The return of The Greenbrier Classic is a symbol of all the hard work and dedication Watson, and native West Virginians displayed in wake of the storm.
Another SwingThought TOUR alum teeing it up this week is Christian Brand. Brand is a native of West Virginia and is playing on a sponsors exemption. Brand won the Compass Pointe Classic earlier this season, the first Major on the SwingThought TOUR. Christian looks to keep his run of success going as he has played well recently on the Web.com Tour.
About SwingThought TOUR
The SwingThought TOUR, wholly owned and operated by Golf Interact (Golf Interact acquired the former NGA Hooters Tour and eGolf Pro Tour), has proven year after year to be the most outstanding avenue for players to display and develop their skills in an extremely competitive atmosphere. The SwingThought TOUR is the only Professional Tour in the country, to offer a series of events, besides the PGA and Web.com Tours, which offers a full week of activities that include 72-hole (36-hole cut) tournaments, free practice rounds, free sponsored beverages and snacks each week, free range balls, paid participant pro-ams, long drive contests, and shootouts at selected events. The SwingThought TOUR provides players the opportunity to experience all aspects of life as a true touring golf professional. The schedule is structured around geographical series and different varieties of championship golf courses to subject our players to any type of course they may face at golf’s highest levels. The SwingThought TOUR is operated by a knowledgeable staff who are PGA and USGA certified. As evidenced by the success of our alumni, The SwingThought TOUR is the most proven avenue to the PGA and Web.com Tours. SwingThought TOUR alumni have won an amazing 17 Major Championships. Most recently, 87 of the 150 players who competed in the 2015 Web.com Tour Q School Final Stage were past players on the SwingThought TOUR.