GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) — Newly crowned U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover is among the golfers committed to play the 2009 Buick Open in Michigan.
Organizers said Tuesday that Glover, defending Buick Open champion Kenny Perry and former winners Justin Leonard, Jim Furyk, Scott Verplank, Tom Pernice Jr. and Brad Faxon will compete at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club near Flint.
The Buick Open is scheduled for July 27 to Aug. 2. The purse is $5.1 million, tying 2008’s record, and first prize is $918,000. John Daly and Corey Pavin also have committed to the play.