CARLSBAD, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2022) - PopStroke Entertainment Group today announced Rickie Fowler and Paula Creamer are joining the PopStroke Tour Championship presented by TaylorMade. The duo will play as the TOUR Pro team challenging the PopStroke Tour Championship (PTC) Team winners in the TaylorMade $25K Showdown.
As announced by Tiger Woods and PopStroke in August, the PTC is a three-day international putting competition (October 26-28, 2022), bringing together 500 players, both pros and amateurs, to identify the best putters in the world. The winners of the Team Championship competition will play team Fowler/Creamer in a made-for-tv, winner-take-all format for $25,000 on Friday, October 28 at 3 p.m. in Sarasota, Florida. The PopStroke Tour Championship will be featured on a one-hour live-to-tape broadcast airing on Bally Sports starting on November 20.
“We are thrilled that Rickie and Paula have agreed to compete in our inaugural Tour Championship,” said PopStroke Founder Greg Bartoli. “In addition, we are excited to partner with TaylorMade and Bally Sports as we bring this competition to a national stage in seeking the best putter in the world. The response has been incredible with players from across the country as well as players from several countries across the world. We are adding to the excitement by bringing a world-class Pro team with Rickie and Paula to challenge the PTC Team winners to the TaylorMade $25,000 Showdown.”
“We couldn’t be more excited to have two iconic TaylorMade brand ambassadors in Paula Creamer and Rickie Fowler be the faces of this innovative and engaging tournament. Alongside the platform built by Tiger and PopStroke, their involvement will propel this event to reach golfers across the globe. The TaylorMade family is proud to be a central part of it.”
The PTC event will feature two separate competitions in a 72-hole (four 18-hole rounds) tournament competing for a combined purse of $125,000. The Team Championship competition will have a maximum of 200 teams (400 players) competing for a $100,000 prize purse, $20,000 going to the winning team. The Stroke Play (individual) Championship will have a maximum of 100 players competing for a $25,000 prize purse, $5,000 to the winner.
For information about the PTC visit POPSTROKE.COM/PTC.
About TaylorMade Golf Company
Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, TaylorMade Golf is a leading manufacturer of high-performance golf equipment, golf balls, accessories. TaylorMade has a history of innovative industry-leading products such as the newly launched Stealth Carbonwood™ Driver, Stealth irons and Spider GT putters. TaylorMade’s technological advancements touch all sectors of the golf industry with products like P·Series irons, Milled Grind 3 and Hi Toe 3 wedges, TP5/TP5x golf balls and digital experiences such as the MyTaylorMade+ app. A major force across the world's professional tours, TaylorMade has an unrivaled athlete portfolio that includes Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Scottie Scheffler, Collin Morikawa, Tommy Fleetwood, Rickie Fowler, Brooke Henderson, Charley Hull, Maria Fassi, Sierra Brooks and more.
About PopStroke Entertainment Group
PopStroke is experiential golf and casual dining concept merging a dynamic, technologically advanced competitive golf environment with food and beverage. Headquartered in Jupiter, Florida, PopStroke locations feature two 18-hole putting courses designed by Tiger Woods’ TGR Design. The amenities include an outdoor gaming area, beer garden, playground, a wide variety of beverages, and food at every location while delivering an interactive and competitive golf experience for all players.