From staff reports
Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf defending champions David Eger and Mark McNulty announced they will be back to defend their Legends Division title when the tournament returns to the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa on April 16-22.
Eger and McNulty came from four strokes back last year to win the event in a playoff over Kenny Perry and Scott Hoch on the second hole. The victory was the eighth official title for McNulty and his first win on the Champions Tour since the 2009 Principal Charity Classic. For Eger, it was his fourth victory on the circuit and first since the 2010 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.
Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf executive director Joe Rotellini served as host of Tuesday's media day for the tournament. He provided a preview of next month's event, which will mark the tournament's 10th year in Savannah.
In addition to announcing several new sponsorships for the tournament, Rotellini also revealed several new player commitments. Many more are expected to follow in the coming weeks.
A list of the commitments announced Tuesday:
The tournament is once again offering complimentary admission to the public on Monday and Tuesday of the event. The Charity Pro-Am with Georgia Golf Hall of Fame member Gene Sauers will be held Monday, April 16, and the Demaret Division competition will be held April 16-17.
Spectator tickets are on sale with advance prices starting at $15. Weeklong ticket packages are $75 and include two Good Any Day grounds tickets and one ticket with access to the River Club, a climate-controlled hospitality pavilion offering a variety of food for purchase, premium cash bar, large-screen televisions and views of the first and 10th tee on Friday-Sunday.
Tickets can be purchased by visiting the tournament's website at www.LMILOG.com.
A limited number of corporate sponsorship packages are still available. For more information, call the tournament office at 912-236-1333.