Faxon and Andrade in Three Way Tie for the Lead at the CVS Charity Classic

local favorites lead after monday's first round

Nine out of Ten Teams are Within Three Strokes of the Lead

 

 

BARRINGTON, R.I. (June 18, 2012) – Three teams sit atop the leader board after Monday's first round of the 14th annual tournament. Leading teams are at 9-under-par and include tournament co-hosts Billy Andrade and Brad Faxon, who are playing together for the first time since 2003, first-time partners Morgan Pressel and Jay Haas, who are making their fourth and sixth appearances, and local favorite Dana Quigley, who is partnering with World Golf Hall of Famer Juli Inkster.

 

Hot on their heels are Lexi Thompson and Corey Pavin at 8-under-par, followed by four teams at 7-under-par.

 

Classic Skins Competition

Two Classic Skins were won today by the teams of Juli Inkster and Dana Quigley and Lorena Ochoa and Mark Calcavecchia, with eagles on holes 4 and 8, respectively. Each team was awarded $12,500 for their feat.

 

Closest to the Pin

Adding an exciting element to the tournament's charitable component, Monday's Closest to the Pin contest was won by Corey Pavin with 2' 3″ on hole 17, and earned $25,000 for Youth Price, Inc., the tournament's charity partner with which he was paired.

 

Morning Pro-Am Team Wins Pepsi Max Shootout

The early bird must get the worm, as the morning shotgun team from Sunday's Pepsi Pro-Am edged out their afternoon shotgun competitors for the second time to win Monday's Pepsi Max Amateur Shootout.

 

Place               Name                                                 

1st                    Helena Foulkes (Providence, R.I.)                

                        Colin Armstrong (Sydney, Australia)

                        Kevin Tassinari (Andover, Mass.)

                        Rick Hayward (Hampden, Maine)

 

2nd                   Paul Ferns (Medway, Mass.)                        

                        Keith Duffy (Wellesley, Mass.)

                        Paul Keating (Norfolk, Mass.)

                        Steven Costa (Somerset, Mass.)

 

 

CVS Caremark Charity Classic First Round Results

 

The following are the results after day one:

 

Hole        1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9       Out   10    11    12    13    14    15    16    17    18     In    Total

               4    4    4    4    3    4    4    5    4       36     3     5      4     4     4     4     4     3     4      35    71

T1

Billy Andrade/Brad Faxon

               4    4    3    4    2    3    4    4    3       31     2     4     4     3     4     4      3      3      4       31    62 (-9)

T1

Juli Inkster/Dana Quigley

               3    4    4    2    3    3    4    5    4       32     2     5     3     3     4     5     3     2     3      30     62 (-9)

T1

Morgan Pressel/Jay Haas

               4    3    3    4    3    4    4    4    4       33     3     4     3     4     4     3     3     2     3      29    62 (-9)

4

Lexi Thompson/Corey Pavin

   4    4    3    4    3    4    4    4    3       33     3     4     3     3     4     4     4     2     3      30    63 (-8)

T5

Lorena Ochoa/Mark Calcavecchia

               4    4    3    5    3    4    3    3    4       33     3     5     3     3     4     4      3      3      3       31    64 (-7)

T5

Yani Tseng/Jeff Sluman

               4    3    3    4    3    3    4    4    4       32     3     4     4     4     4     4      4      2      3       32    64 (-7)

T5

Cristie Kerr/John Cook

               3    4    4    4    2    3    4    4    3       31     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4      33    64 (-7)

T5

Suzann Pettersen/Fred Funk

               3    3    4    4    2    3    4    4    3       30     3     6     4     3     4     3     4     3     4      34    64 (-7)

9

Brittany Lincicome/Brett Quigley

               3    4    4    4    3    3    3    5    3       32     2     5     4     4     4     4     3     3     4      33    65 (-6)

10

Annika Sorenstam/Peter Jacobsen

               4    4    5    4    4    4    4    4    4       37     3     5     4     4     4     4     5     3     4      36    73 (+2)

 

 

Final Round Tee-Times for Tuesday, June 19, 2012

 

9:00 a.m.         Brittany Lincicome/Brett Quigley (-6)             9:30 a.m.         Juli Inkster/Dana Quigley (-9)

                        Annika Sorenstam/Peter Jacobsen (+2)                                Lexi Thompson/Corey Pavin (-8)

 

9:10 a.m.         Suzann Pettersen/Fred Funk (-7)                   9:40 a.m.         Morgan Pressel/Jay Haas (-9)

                        Yani Tseng/Jeff Sluman (-7)                                                  Billy Andrade/Brad Faxon (-9)

 

9:20 a.m.         Cristie Kerr/John Cook (-7)

                        Lorena Ochoa/Mark Calcavecchia (-7)

 

 

 

CVS Caremark Charity Classic First Round Results

 

Other news coming out of the 14th annual tournament includes:

 

  • CVS Caremark Charity Classic Social Media

Twitter and FaceBook

Golf fans can get the latest information about tournament happenings by following the Charity Classic on Twitter (@CVSClassicGolf) or by joining the Facebook community at facebook.com/cvsclassicgolf.com.

 

  • Enhanced Tournament Challenges

Closet to the Pin Contest

Each of the 20 main field professionals will be paired with one of the tournament's charity partners. Each day, the golfer whose tee shot lands closest to the pin on the 17th hole wins $25,000 for the charity for which they are playing.

 

Classic Skins Competition

The tournament's 10 two-person teams will compete in the annual Skins Competition featuring a daily prize pool of