The Champions Tour will travel about 125 miles from the east coast of Florida (Boca Raton) to its west coast (Naples) for this week’s Chubb Classic, where Fred Couples returns to defend his 2017 title.
Before we publish the weekly primer, let’s take a quick look at the 30-year old tournament at The TwinEagles Club’s Talon course.
Tournament: Chubb Classic
Dates: Feb. 16-18, 2018
Where: Naples, Florida
Course: The TwinEagles Club (Talon)
Distance: Par 72/7193 yards
Architect: Jack Nicklaus/Jack Nicklaus II (2008)
Format: 54-holes, stroke play, no cut
Winning Share: $240,000
Defending Champion: Fred Couples
Marquee Players: Couples, Bernhard Langer, John Daly, Mark Calcavecchia, Scott McCarron, Jerry Kelly, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Jesper Parnevik, David Toms, and José María Olazábal.
Round 1: Fri 11:00 am-1:30 pm (GOLF)
Round 2: Sat 3:30 pm-5:30 pm (GOLF)
Round 3: Sun 3:00 pm-5:00 pm (GOLF)
Craftsmen of the Game Series – “I try to be in the top five or top 10 in all of the categories – chipping, putting, bunker and tee shots.” Come and see @BernhardLanger6 our craftsmen at work at the Chubb Classic #chubbclassic #craftsmenofthegame pic.twitter.com/T3sd8PROoM
— Chubb Classic (@ChubbClassic) February 10, 2018
NAPLES, FLORIDA WEATHER
Fri High 82° Sunny
Sat High 83° Sunny
Sun High 84° Mostly Sunny
Credits: PGA Tour Media, Getty Images