Constellation Senior Players Championship facts and figures

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What: 31st Constellation Senior Players Championship.

Where: Fox Chapel Golf Club, 6,696 yards, par 70.

When: Thursday-Sunday.

Format: 72 holes stroke play.

TV: Golf Channel.

Purse: 2.7 million, with the winner receiving $405,000.

Defending champion: Kenny Perry.

Practice rounds: Tuesday & Wednesday pro-am.

Tickets: Available at cspgolf.com or Giant Eagle stores. Daily grounds tickets $25 Thursday-Sunday, $10 Tuesday-Wednesday. Weekly grounds ticket $75. Youths 18-under are admitted free with a ticketed adult. There is no limit to how many youths can accompany a ticketed adult. Military members are also free but need to download a voucher at cspgolf.com.

Parking: General spectator parking is free at Pittsburgh Mills Mall. Shuttles to the course are provided. Premium parking is available at Fox Chapel High School for $20 but must be purchased in advance at cspgolf.com.

Prohibited items: Bags, backpacks, purses larger than 6 inches x 6 inches; folding chairs; cameras during competitive rounds, video cameras at all times; radios, TV, periscopes, signs, banners or step ladders; beverages or alcoholic beverages. Cell phones are permitted but must be in silent or vibrate mode.

Of note: This will be the third year for the tournament at Fox Chapel. In 2012, Joe Daley, who had never won on the PGA Tour, scores his first -- and still only -- victory on any of the major tours. He shoots a final round 68 to beat Tom Lehman by two shots. ... In 2013, Kenny Perry shoots a final round 64 to overtake Fred Couples to win by two shots. In the final three rounds, Perry shot 63-63-64 to offset Couples' second-round 62. ... The event had its beginnings in 1983 at Canterbury Golf Club outside Cleveland. After four years at Canterbury in which Arnold Palmer won twice (1984-85), the event moved to TPC Sawgrass for three years, then enjoyed a long run at at TPC of Michigan in Dearborn, Mich., from 1990-2006.


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