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Lee Trevino To Compete In AT&T Tournament

The AT&T Classic today announced the commitment from Lee Trevino, a 29-time winner on the Champions Tour and the first golfer to ever win the U.S. Open, Canadian Open and British Open in the same year, to compete in its 2006 tournament, scheduled March 6-12, 2006, at the acclaimed Valencia Country Club in Santa Clarita.  He will start the week playing with George Lopez on Wednesday at the AT&T Classic Pro-Am.

 

 

 

“Lee Trevino is a legend in the golf community,” said Brian Fitzgerald, executive director.  “His accuracy and consistency in striking the ball catapulted him to fame at an early age, and he continues to remain one of the top golfers in competition.  We look forward to hosting an exciting and challenging playing field at the Valencia Country Club this year.”

 

 

In addition to winning 29 Champions Tour events, Trevino won 29 tournaments while competing on the PGA tour.  He has won six major Championships, including the U.S. Open in 1968 and 1971; British Open in 1971 and 1972; and the PGA Championship in1974 and 1984.

 

 

Tickets for the AT&T Classic are available for purchase through the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Foundation at 661-253-8082 as well as via the Los Angeles County Junior Golf Foundation at 213-738-2972. Also, the tournament is inviting additional charities and nonprofit organizations to join the “Charity Partners” program, which provides organizations with the opportunity to use the AT&T Classic to generate funds through the sale of tickets and corporate hospitality. Contact the AT&T Classic at 661-260-1897 for information surrounding charity involvement.

 

 

 

 

To receive more information or schedule an interview with an AT&T Classic spokesperson, please contact

Formula at 310-578-7050.

 

 

 

About

Country Club

 

Since its public opening in 1965, the Valencia Country Club has been recognized as one of

Southern California ‘s premier golfing venues. Featuring a masterful design by Robert Trent Jones Sr.,

is perhaps best known for its pristine putting surfaces and traditional hole designs. Typifying the best of Jones’ creations,

offers unique rewards and penalties for players of all skill levels. From the complete novice to the most seasoned professional,

has something to inspire

 

anyone who may venture onto this piece of golf perfection. For additional information call 661-254-4401 or visit www.valenciagolfclub.com.

 

 

 

About the New AT&T

 

 


AT&T Inc. is one of the world’s largest telecommunications holding companies and is the largest in the

. Operating globally under the AT&T brand, AT&T companies are recognized as the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to business and as leading

providers of high-speed DSL Internet, local and long distance voice, and directory publishing and advertising services. AT&T Inc. holds a 60 percent ownership interest in Cingular Wireless, which is the No. 1 U.S. wireless services provider with more than 52 million wireless customers. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and AT&T products and services is available at www.TheNewATT.com.

 

 

 

 

2006 AT&T Classic Committed Players Roster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Jim Albus
Isao Aoki
Hugh Baiocchi
Andy Bean
John Bland
Brad Bryant
Jose Maria Canizares
Jim Colbert
Ben Crenshaw
Jim Dent
Ed Dougherty
Allen Doyle
R.W. Eaks
Danny Edwards
David Eger
Dave Eichelberger
Jack Ferenz
Keith Fergus
Vicente Fernandez
Bruce Fleisher

 

 

Raymond Floyd
Gibby Gilbert
Bob Gilder
Hubert Green
Jay Haas
Walter Hall
John Harris
Morris Hatalsky

 

 

Hale Irwin                        
John Jacobs
Peter Jacobsen
Tom Jenkins
Mark Johnson
Rick Karbowski
Tom Kite
Massy Kuramoto
Wayne Levi
Bruce Lietzke
Bill Longmuir
John Mahaffey
Graham Marsh

 

 

Scott Masingill
Gary McCord
Mike McCullough
Mark McCumber
Pat McGowan
Tom McKnight
Mark McNulty
Gil Morgan
Larry Nelson
Lonnie Nielsen
Jerry Pate
Dan Pohl
Don Pooley
Tom Purtzer
Dana Quigley
Mike Reid

 

 

Loren Roberts
Bill Rogers
Jay Sigel
Scott Simpson
Des Smyth

 

 

J.C. Snead
Craig Stadler
Dave Stockton
Curtis Strange
Ron Streck
Mike Sullivan
Bruce Summerhays
Leonard Thompson
Jim Thorpe

 

 

Lee Trevino
Bobby Wadkins
Lanny Wadkins
Tom Wargo
D.A. Weibring

 

 

Fuzzy Zoeller

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lee Trevino To Compete In AT&T Tournament

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