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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

 

 

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