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August 26, 2012

STARTING TEE TIME FOR CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY MOVED UP TO 10:00 AM

There is not a cloud in the sky for Championship Sunday. Come enjoy the final round at the premier championship event as the pros take their first swing at 10:00 AM today.

The final group featuring Tom Jenkins, Willie Wood and David Eger will tee off at 12:00 PM from the first tee. Watch the 2012 Boeing Classic Champion make their final putt and be presented with his flight jacket and trophy at the closing ceremony on the 18th green, which is expected to start at 5:00 PM.

BOEING CLASSIC TO HOST MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY ON SUNDAY, FEATURING SPECIAL FIRST TEE CEREMONY

On Championship Sunday, the Boeing Classic will honor the men and women that serve in our Armed Forces by hosting the second annual Military Appreciation Day. To show our appreciation all active, retired and reserve military as well as their dependents will receive free admission on Sunday as well as free parking in the Boeing Classic spectator lot.

The day will begin at approximately 9:50 AM with a ceremony on the First Tee featuring a special performance of the National Anthem and Joint Services Honor Guard. The ceremony is expected to be culminated by a flyover conducted by a US Coast Guard AS-365 helicopter at approximately 9:55 AM. Additional highlights of Military Appreciation Day activities include:

  • The Patriots Outpost, a special event tent at the top of the 18th green hosted by the USO, will offer free food and drink for military families
  • First Tee player announcements made by military personnel
  • Old Glory to serve as the pin flag on the 18th Green
  • FREE admission for active, retired and Reserve military and their dependents with ID
  • FREE parking in Boeing Classic Spectator Lot with military ID

JENKINS LEADS AT 7-UNDER 65 SCORING ONE SHOT OVER HIS AGE

Sixty-four-year-old Tom Jenkins missed shooting his age by one stroke today. Taking the lead at 7-under 65 puts him two-stokes in front of second place Willie Wood.

Five other players, including the defending champion Mark Calcavecchia, trail by three.

 

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