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Volume 5, Issue 65  |  August 14, 2020

Hoag Classic week is less than a month away

Returning for its 25th year to Newport Beach Country Club (NBCC), the Hoag Classic will showcase golf’s legends. Included in this year’s field are Ernie Els, Fred Couples, Retief Goosen, Ángel Cabrera, Bernhard Langer, Vijay Singh, John Daly and Miguel Ángel Jiménez, who will challenge 2019 Champion Kirk Triplett to compete for the title. 

Hoag Classic Fred Couples

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Golf legend and Newport Beach resident Fred Couples

Here’s a breakdown of the week’s schedule of events:

Tuesday, March 3 it begins with the “Breakfast with a Champion” featuring Els and presented by Allergan. The breakfast tees off at 7:30 a.m. in the NBCC Ballroom.

Wednesday and Thursday, March 4-5, is the “Legends Pro-Am,” presented by Konica Minolta.

Friday begins tournament play with Round 1. Gates open at 8 a.m., with tee times beginning at 10:30 a.m. 

Saturday, in addition to Round 2, is “Military Appreciation Day,” presented by Kingston Technology. Opening ceremonies for it begin at 9:15 a.m., followed by tournament play at 10 a.m.

Sunday is Round 3 and “Youth Day,” also presented by Kingston Technology. There will be a contest for youth throughout the afternoon. Final round tournament action starts at 10 a.m., with the Awards Ceremony planned for 5 p.m.

Good-Any-One-Day tickets for the Hoag Classic are available online before the event for $25. Tickets purchased at the Main Gate on the day of the event are $30. Tickets can also be purchased in advance at participating Roger Dunn Golf Stores. Children age 11 and under receive complimentary admission. For more information, visit 

Newport Beach Country Club is located at One Clubhouse Dr., Newport Beach.

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