Wyndham Championship Officials Thank Mother-Nature For Adding To Success Of Event
Greensboro, NC – Wyndham Championship officials and fans are crediting some the success of the tournament on great weather.
"This is definitely without a question and it is really not even close, this our best year," said Mark Brazil, "The Wyndham Tournament Director. A ton to do with the weather," said Brazil.
Brazil believes that the dryer and warmer conditions really helped drive golf fans to Sedgefield and triumph of tournament. During the 2013 tournament it was about 60 degrees and it rained about 3 inches in one day.
"I think we sold more than almost double than last year," said Brazil. "We did have a lot of rain in the forecast last year. So, I'm not sure last year is a good indicator," said the Wyndham tournament director.
Wyndham officials are hoping for great weather again next year and for the field of players to continue to improve. They believe that will help make the 2015 Wyndham Championship a success.
As for the winner of the 2014 Wyndham Championship, the new champion was crowned at the Wyndham Championship Sunday on WFMY News 2.
Camilo Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory since 2010. He earned $954,000 and 500 FedEx Cup points in the final regular-season event.
According to Wyndham Championship organizers, the Greensboro PGA stop attracts more than 80,000 spectators each year. The local economic impact from the tournament is estimated to be around $30-Million to $35-Million.
The Wyndham Championship is held annually at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. This is the 75th year for this annual event.