Talk of the Tournament (March 4th edition)
Padraig Harrington was scheduled to be a sponsor exemption in the 2015 Valspar Championship, but he will now enter the tournament with a new two-year exemption after winning the Honda Classic in a Monday playoff………..Nine of the top 10 finishers in the Honda, including runner-up Daniel Berger, are expected to play in the Valspar (players expected to play here)…Tournament activities on the Copperhead begin this Sunday at 3 p.m. with the 3M $1 Million Hole-in-One Challenge. A group of 34 golfers will be whittled down to a final 15 for a chance to win the big prize on the 17th hole. They represent golfers who made aces at nearly 100 participating area golf courses from the middle of January until Sunday………..Then on Monday, the Trinity Pharma Group Pro-Celeb-Am will tee off at 12:30 with an outstanding group of 26 celebrities joining PGA TOUR pros for the fun (a list of expected celebrities is below)………..The Valspar Championship is in the final stages of signing up volunteers. If interested click here…Planning on attending the Valspar Championship from outside the area? Click here for information on accommodations and other area activities.