PGA Tour Adds Fall Event At Sea Island

January 19, 2010

Davis Love III, a longtime resident of Sea Island, will be the tournament chairman for the McGladrey Classic.

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- The PGA Tour is adding a Fall Series tournament at Sea Island, with RSM McGladrey agreeing to a three-year deal to become the title sponsor.

The McGladrey Classic will be played Oct. 7-10 on the Seaside Course at Sea Island, Ga.

Davis Love III, a 20-time winner on the PGA Tour and longtime resident at Sea Island, will serve as tournament chairman.

Former Masters champion Zach Johnson, who has an endorsement contract with the tax and business consulting firm McGladrey, will be on the tournament board.

The purse will be $4 million. The announcement Tuesday gives the PGA Tour five tournaments in the Fall Series, which is played after the FedEx Cup portion of the schedule.