PopStroke Sarasota Announces Rickie Fowler & Paula Creamer to Play in $25,000 Showdown
Sarasota, Florida– PopStroke Entertainment Group announced PGA TOUR Pro Rickie Fowler and LPGA Tour Star Paula Creamer are joining the PopStroke Tour Championship presented by TaylorMade. The duo will compete as the TOUR Pro team challenging the PopStroke Tour Championship(PTC) Team winners in a TaylorMade $25,000 Showdown.
The PTC is a three-day international putting competition October 26-28, bringing together 500 players, both pros and amateurs, to identify the best putters in the world. The winners of the Team Championship competition will then play the Fowler/Creamer team in a made-for-tv, winner-take-all format for $25,000 on Friday, October 28 at 3 pm at the Sarasota PopStroke. The Championship will be featured on a one-hour live-to-tape broadcast airing on Bally Sports starting November 20th.
“We are thrilled that Rickie and Paula have agreed to compete in our inaugural Tour Championship,” said PopStroke Founder Greg Bartoli. “In addition, we are excited to partner with TaylorMade and Bally Sports as we bring this competition to a national stage in seeking the best putter in the world. The response has been incredible with players from across the country as well as from several countries across the world. We are adding to the excitement by bringing a world-class Pro Team with Rickie and Paula to challenge the PTC Team winners to the TaylorMade $25,000 Showdown.
The PTC event will feature two separate competitions in a 72-hole( four 18-hole rounds) tournament competing for a combined purse of $125,000. The Team Championship competition will have a maximum of 200-2 person teams competing for a $100,000 prize purse, $20,000 going to the winning team. The Stroke Play (individual) Championship will have a maximum of 100 players competing for a $25,000 prize purse with $5,000 going to the winner.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have two iconic TaylorMade brand ambassadors in Paula Creamer and Rickie Fowler be the faces of this innovative and engaging tournament,” said David Abeles, TaylorMade CEO and President. Alongside the platform built by Tiger and PopStroke, their involvement will propel this event to reach golfers across the globe. The TaylorMade family is proud to partner with them to be a central part of it.”
For more information about the PTC please visit POPSTROKE.com/PTC.