What: The Chiquita Classic
Where: The Club at Longview, Weddington
Course: 7,065 yards, par 72
Winner’s share: $99,000.
Players: Among the top players in the field are Robert Karlsson, Woody Austin, Lee Janzen, Nick O’Hern, Casey Wittenberg, Jason Gore, Chris Riley, Danny Lee, Duffy Waldorf, Daniel Chopra, Arjun Atwal, Morgan Hoffman and Cameron Percy.
Thursday-Sunday: Tournament play
Tickets: $10 each day Thursday through Sunday; $30 week-long access. Tickets available for purchase at the gate. Children under 12 will be admitted free with an adult.
Thursday-Friday: Calvary Church at intersection of Rea Road and N.C. Highway 51.
Saturday-Sunday: Ballantyne Corporate Park at Johnston Road and Ballantyne Commons Parkway.
3-5 p.m. daily, The Golf Channel.
Honorary chairman Richard Petty will meet fans and sign autographs Thursday from 9-11 a.m. at the Live Chiquita tent…A putting contest to benefit The First Tee of Charlotte will be held Thursday through Sunday for fans at the putting green…There will be a free clinic for kids Saturday at 5 p.m..
Ron Green Jr.