John Daly with golf club at Regions Tradition event

John Daly leads of list of golf luminaries at the 2017 Regions Tradition.

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Regions Tradition Starts Wednesday – Is Your Favorite Hall of Famer Competing?

Newcomers include Miguel Angel Jimenez, while John Daly arrives at Greystone fresh off tour victory.

The Regions Tradition – and the PGA TOUR Champions – is unique when it comes to professional sports.

It’s one of the few where you’ll find names you recognize – Hall of Famers, at that – competing at the highest level. Need proof? Here’s a rundown of some of the players expected to take part in the May 17-21 event at Greystone Golf and Country Club.

  • Bernhard Langer – 2016 Regions Tradition Champion and 2016 Charles Schwaub Cup winner. Langer hails from Germany and is a past Master’s winner, as well as a Ryder Cup captain in 2004. He was inducted into the Golf Hall of Fame in 2002.
  • Colin Montgomerie – Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2013, the Scottish-born Montgomerie turned pro in 1987. He won a record eight European Tour Order of Merit titles and has won the most (31) European Tour events of any British player. He’s fourth all-time on the European Tour.
  • Vijay Singh – Fiji’s only world-class golfer, Singh is a past Masters and PGA Championship winner and turned pro in 1982. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006, with 34 PGA TOUR victories. He’s also an avid cricket fan.
  • Tom Kite – A Hall of Famer and winner of the U.S. Open and THE PLAYERS Championship, Kite won his first professional tournament in 1976. He cites his best shot as the wedge shot he holed that helped in his U.S. Open win in 1992. His daughter also was a gymnast at the University of Alabama.
  • Jose Maria Olazabal – Two-time Masters Champion, Olazabal is a Hall of Famer and Ryder Cup captain in 2012.
  • Mark O’Meara – O’Meara won both the Masters and the Open Championship in the same year – 1998. He’s also a member of the Golf Hall of Fame. He spent nearly 200 weeks in the top-10 rankings of the Official World Gold Rankings.
  • Larry Nelson – An Alabama native and 2006 inductee into the Golf Hall of Fame, Nelson won the U.S. Open and PGA Championship (twice). He has 19 victories on the Champions Tour, and was awarded the 2011 PGA Distinguished Service Award, given for leadership, humanitarianism, and enthusiasm for the game of golf.

And there will be more … John Daly, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Sandy Lyle, Jerry Pate, Rocco Mediate, and past champions David Frost and Kenny Perry – to list a few.

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