INNISBROOK, Fla., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, The Copperheads and Innisbrook Resort today announced a field representing the world's finest and details of an enhanced week-long tournament experience for players and spectators, alike -- all focused on reinforcing the connection between healthy sight and optimum sports performance.
Most of the 2009 field is expected to return, including Steve Stricker, Jim Furyk and Kenny Perry (all ranked in the top 13 players in the world in the latest Official World Golf Rankings) as well as recent past champions Retief Goosen (2009) and Sean O'Hair (2008).
In addition, several other players are expected to return including Sergio Garcia, 2009 British Open champ Stewart Cink, 2008 Masters Open champ Trevor Immelman, Justin Leonard and Luke Donald. Geoff Ogilvy and Vijay Singh are two other prominent players who have made verbal commitments.
Sponsor exemptions have been accepted by two foreign players who rank among the top 40 in the Official World Golf Rankings -- Ross Fisher and Ryo Ishikawa.
Ishikawa, who made his first cut on the PGA TOUR® at last year's Transitions Championship, is set to meet his young rival on the Japan Tour, Yuta Ikeda, who just accepted a special commissioner's foreign exemption.
Fisher, from England, is the only player to finish in the top 30 of all four Major Championships last year.
"We cannot be more proud of how this fi
|SOURCE Transitions Optical|
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