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BARRINGTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Jon Curran & Keegan Bradley won the 18th Annual CVS Health Charity Classic in a breathtaking playoff after a neck-and-neck dash in the final stretch. The Curran/Bradley pair out shot some of the world’s top golfers in Tuesday’s second round of the tournament. Both Andrade and Haas missed birdie putts opening up door for Keegan/Bradley who birdied to win back to back titles winning at the CVS Health Charity Classic.
Curran/Bradley hit a birdie on 18 to give his team lead briefly at -18. The Andrade/Hass team grabbed a birdie on 17, and they approached 18 with a shot to win, but both Andrade and Haas settled for par sending the tournament into a playoff.
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This marks only the fourth playoff in Charity Classic history, with the last occurrence in 2006 between eventual winners Nick Price and Tim Clark and tournament co-host Brad Faxon and Mike Weir.
Three teams were tied for third at 16-under-par; Louis Oosthuizen/Branden Grace, Chris Kirk/Steve Stricker and Jason Bohn/Kevin Kisner.
Final standings from the 2016 CVS Health Charity Classic are as follows:
Place Team Score Money
P1 Jon Curran/Keegan Bradley 63 – 61 124 (-18) $300,000
P2 Bill Haas/Billy Andrade 62 – 62 124 (-18) $200,000
T3 Louis Oosthuizen/Branden Grace 65 – 61 126 (-16) $150,000
T3 Chris Kirk/Steve Stricker 65 – 61 126 (-16) $150,000
T3 Jason Bohn/Kevin Kisner 64 – 62 126 (-16) $150,000
T6 Paula Creamer/Jason Dufner 65 – 64 129 (-13) $117,500
T6 Lexi Thompson/Bryson DeChanbeau 62 – 67 129 (-13) $117,500
T8 Brooke Henderson/Jamie Sadlowski 68 – 63 131 (-11) $107,500
T8 Tony Finau/Billy Horschel 68 – 63 131 (-11) $107,500
10 Morgan Pressel/Brad Faxon 68 – 65 133 (-9) $100,000
Tuesday also featured a “Celebrity Group” that featured Andre Tippett, former New England Patriots linebacker and NFL Hall of Fame member, Charles Kelley, lead singer and founding member of seven-time GRAMMY award-winning group Lady Antebellum and Tim Wakefield, former Red Sox player and two-time world champion. Each of them played on behalf of a nonprofit, with the following results:
Place Name Charitable Organization Amount
1 Charles Kelley Lady Aid $7,500
2 Tim Wakefield Red Sox Foundation $5,000
3 Andre Tippett New England Patriots Foundation $2,500
Steve Stricker won Tuesday’s closest-to-the-pin contest with a distance of 2’10” on hole 17, earning $25,000 for City Year, the tournament’s charity partner with which he was paired.
Charity Miles Program
The CVS Health Charity Classic’s Charity Miles campaign, sponsored by Aon Hewitt, was back this year. The campaign encouraged fans to download the Charity Miles app and earn money for their designated charity while walking, running and biking. So far this month, fans have logged more than 313,000 miles.
The charitable events fully wrap up tonight with a benefit concert featuring seven-time Grammy Award-winning Lady Antebellum Tuesday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster’s website, all Ticketmaster outlets, the Dunkin’ Donuts Center box office or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
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The CVS Health Charity Classic is Rhode Island’s largest charitable event series and hosts some of the best PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour and PGA TOUR Champions professionals in the world. Since its inception in 1999, the CVS Health Charity Classic has driven more than $19 million to charities around the region, providing vital funding for a variety of critical programs serving children, families and people in transition throughout Southern New England.
WPRI 12 is a proud annual partner of the local PGA charitable event.