NEW YORK, August 29, 2011 – Deutsche Bank executives rang The Opening BellSM at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) this morning to kick-off the Deutsche Bank Championship, which is scheduled for Aug. 30-Sept. 5 at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass.
The 2011 Deutsche Bank Championship features a record $8 million purse and $1.44 million winner’s check. The Championship enters its fifth year as a PGA TOUR Playoff event and is the second of four stops in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup. The tournament’s distinguished list of champions includes defending champion Charley Hoffman, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Steve Stricker and Adam Scott.
Deutsche Bank Championship week features the Deutsche Bank Legends & Friends Pro-Am on Tuesday, professional practice rounds Wednesday and the Championship Pro-Am on Thursday before the four-round, 72-hole PGA TOUR Playoff event takes place Friday-Monday (Labor Day). Tuesday, Aug. 30 will kick off Military Appreciation Week – all active, reserve and retired military members and their dependents will be granted complimentary grounds admission (with their military ID or proof of military service) for each day of the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Since its inception in 2003, the Deutsche Bank Championship has generated $19.4 million for the Tiger Woods Foundation and many New England-area charities.
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