Field Set For Dick's Sporting Goods Open

By WBNG News

June 17, 2011 Updated Jun 17, 2011 at 11:14 PM EDT

Endicott, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Dick's Sporting Goods Open officially tees off one week from Friday.

And Friday afternoon, the field was just about set.

The deadline to register for this year's tournament ended at 5:00 Friday afternoon.

This year's field will include 27 of the top 30 players on the money list.

It'll include some big names like Tom Kite, and Tom Watson.

And some fan favorites like Fred Funk and Joey Sindelar.

Plus a few sponsor exemptions.

"Sponsors exemption wise we've added Tim Simpson to our field, Fulton Allen to our field, Ken Green, Gary Coke, and Syracuse native Jim Roy will be joining us. So we're excited, we feel without a doubt it's the best field top to bottom we've ever had. Obviously anchored by Tom Watson," says tournament director John Karedes.

There are 3 spots up for grabs.

Those spots will be filled at the qualifying tournament at the Links at Hiawatha Landing on Monday.

Festivities for the Dick's Sporting Goods Open start on Tuesday.

The actual tournament begins next Friday.

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