Furyk to Join Love at 2006 Heritage


PGA Tour (75x100)Former U.S. Open champion and world No. 7 Jim Furyk joins Lee Janzen, Corey Pavin, Mark Calcavecchia, Ben Curtis and Steve Jones in agreeing to play the 2006 Verizon Heritage, tournament director Steve Wilmot said Thursday.
'It is a thrill to have all of these major winners coming to Harbour Town,' Wilmot said.
Furyk came in second last year to Peter Lonard, who will be back to defend his Heritage title this year.
Janzen is a two-time U.S. Open winner and will be making his 15th appearance at the Heritage.
Pavin, also a U.S. Open winner, will be teeing it up for the 18th time at Harbour Town.
Curtis and Calcavecchia are former British Open champions.
The six join a long list of big names including five-time Heritage winner Davis Love III who have agreed to play in the tournament April 10-16.
This year's winner will take home $954,000 of the $5.3 million purse.
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