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PGA Grand Slam of Golf returns to Thanksgiving week to showcase golf's premier foursome

The PGA Grand Slam of Golf, the toughest tournament to gain entry into, will be contested Nov. 22-24 at Poipu Bay Golf Course and Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa in Kauai, Hawaii.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (PGA.com) -- The 22nd PGA Grand Slam of Golf, the annual event featuring golf's four major championship winners, will return to Monday through Wednesday of Thanksgiving week, Nov. 22-24, at Poipu Bay Golf Course and Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa in Kauai, Hawaii.

From 1999 to 2002, the PGA Grand Slam of Golf was contested during Thanksgiving week, and was conducted for the first time in early December in 2003. The PGA Grand Slam of Golf, which brings together the winners of the year's four major championships, was originally scheduled for Dec. 3-4 this year.

Offering a $1 million purse and televised by TNT, the PGA Grand Slam of Golf will feature Masters Champion Phil Mickelson, U.S. Open Champion Retief Goosen, British Open Champion Todd Hamilton and PGA Champion Vijay Singh in a two-day, 36-hole stroke-play event.

Poipu Bay Golf Course and the Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa marks its 11th consecutive year in hosting the winners of the Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship.

TNT begins its broadcast Tuesday, Nov. 23, with a preview show from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m., EST, followed by first-round coverage from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., EST. The final round telecast is Wednesday, Nov. 24, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST.

The PGA Grand Slam of Golf, which has the most difficult qualification requirement in the game, is televised to some 88 million U.S. homes by TNT, and to more than 100 countries worldwide.

Tickets to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf are available to purchase at 1-800-PGA-TCKT (742-8258), or online at www.PGA.com.

The PGA of America, founded in 1916, is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the game of golf while continuing to enhance the standards of the profession. The Association is comprised of more than 28,000 men and women PGA Professionals who are dedicated to growing participation in the game of golf.

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  • Day Two interview with Phil and friends
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  • Goosen flies into lead at PGA Grand Slam (11/23/04) — Retief Goosen will be remembered for his incredible putting performance at Shinnecock Hills in June while capturing his second U.S. Open title. His work with the flatstick Tuesday at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf wasn't too bad either.
  • How the Fab Four Fared in 2004
    (11/22/04) — Most golf fans know that PGA Champion Vijay Singh won the most tournaments and earned the most money on the PGA Tour in 2004. But did you know that the world's No. 1 player was ranked near the bottom in putting? We break down all the stats for the four participants in this week's PGA Grand Slam of Golf.
  • PGA Grand Slam of Golf returns to Thanksgiving week (08/27/04) — The PGA Grand Slam of Golf, the toughest tournament to gain entry into, will be contested Nov. 22-24 at Poipu Bay Golf Course and Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa in Kauai, Hawaii.
  • PGA winner Singh completes Grand Slam field (08/20/04) — Vijay Singh didn't make a birdie during regulation play in the final round at Whistling Straits, but he made a huge one on the first of three playoff holes to defeat Justin Leonard and Chris DiMarco and win the 86th PGA Championship.
  • Open champ Hamilton heading to Hawaii (07/23/04) — Todd Hamilton earned some mighty nice perks for winning the 133rd Open Championship at Royal Troon, not the least of which was a free trip to Poipu Bay Golf Course in Kauai, Hawaii, for the exclusive PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Hamilton, a PGA Tour rookie who defeated Ernie Els in a four-hole playoff to win the claret jug, joins Masters champion Phil Mickelson and U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen in the one-of-kind event that brings together the year's four major championship winners.
  • Goosen shines at Shinnecock to earn Grand Slam bid (07/26/04) — South Africa's Retief Goosen earned his second invitation to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf when he putted his way to the 104th U.S. Open title. Goosen claimed his second U.S. Open championship on June 21, holding back Masters winner and fellow Grand Slam invitee Phil Mickelson.
  • 'People's champion' Mickelson simply Grand at Augusta Nationali (07/26/04) — Phil Mickelson erased an 0-for-46 winless streak in major championships in April with a thrilling back-nine Sunday charge to win the Masters and earn a spot in the prestigeous PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Poipu Bay Golf Course at The Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa in Kauai, Hawaii.

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