Tony Figaretti Invited Back to Greenbrier Classic
Will play Pro-Am on Wednesday
WHEELING — For the second straight year, Tony Figaretti will participate in the Greenbrier Classic Pro-Am.
Figaretti, who received an invitation from West Virginia Governor Jim Justice to participate in last year’s annual event received a call to return.
“I had a great time down there,” Figaretti said about playing there last year. “It’s a great golf course.”
The Pro-Am will take Wednesday, a day before the four-day tournament at The Old White Course in Sulphur Springs where Figaretti will paired with a pro golfer.
Last year, Figaretti was paired with Keegan Bradley and finished around 15th.
“It’s a privileged and to play that golf courses fantastic,” Figaretti said. “It’s second to none. You get to lounge around for a couple of days as well. It was very much of an honor to get invited back.”
Bradley tied for 13th in 2018 while Kevin Na is the defending champion. Na compiled a four-day total 261, five shots better than runner-up Kelly Kraft.
The Greenbrier will host a dinner tonight where they draw names to find out who will be paired with who for the Pro-Am.
A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier is the first scheduled event of the 2019-20 PGA Tour season.