To commemorate the 17th playing of the AT&T Classic, top Champions Tour players will face-off on Tuesday at the 1st Annual Six Flags California/AT&T Classic Challenge. Last year's winner Des Smyth, seven-time PGA Tour winner and an additional champions Tour golfer will attempt to hit a golf ball from the Six Flags front gate to the top deck of Lost Temple Rapids. Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck will also participate in the Challenge.
The AT&T Classic, one of the top Champions Tour events, is taking place March 6-12, 2006 at the Valencia Country Club.
Notable players who are scheduled to compete at this year's AT&T Classic includes last year's winner Des Smyth, three-time winner Gil Morgan, 2002 winner Tom Kite, seven-time PGA Tour winner Peter Jacobsen, and 2003 winner Tom Purtzer. Other notable players attending are Lee Trevino, Loren Roberts, Craig Stadler, Jay Haas, Hale Irwin and Fuzzy Zoeller, Ben Crenshaw, Curtis Strange. Each day of the 2006 AT&T Classic will be aired on The Golf Channel.