2014 Charles Schwab Cup Championship
If you're looking for some top-tier golf this fall, you're definitely in the
right spot, as the Charles Schwab Cup Championship is always absolutely loaded to the brim with great action as the top golfers
around come to town to battle their way up the leaderboard. This is an event that has been around for a while at this point,
giving more than three decades of exhilarating pro golf that has helped make this a staple of the golf circuit. Though this
one has also been held recently in San Francisco, this time it's going down at the Desert Mountain Park in Scottsdale, Arizona,
where fans end up with the perfect backdrop for a beautiful fall day(s) of golf loaded with mesmerizing shots and moments.
whether you're in the area already or just looking for a road trip with an exciting sporting event as the centerpiece, the
Charles Schwab Cup Championship has you covered. Once you're there watching your favorite golfers light up the scoreboard
with one impressive shot after another, you'll definitely be glad that you're not still sitting at home, as this is a sport
that can never be contained by your TV no matter how hard you try.
Charles Schwab Cup Championship Events Info
the entire Champions Tour, the golfers are fighting to assure that they will be among the top 30 money earners come season's
end so they are bestowed the honor of participating in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship. These are some of the best golfers
in the game and much of what made them so great, aside from incredible skill, is their dedication and unrelenting desire to
win. Simply being a part of the Champions Tour requires that a golfer has made a name for himself and established himself
as one of the best golfers of his generation during his earlier career. This all comes together in a very big way each year
for the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, making it a must-see for golf fans looking for a great event.
Sure it can be fun and relaxing to watch professional golf on a nice flatscreen television back at home,
but you don't really get a feel for the action and an understanding of the elements the golfers are battling unless you are
out on the links. As the days and holes wear on, the tension builds and each stroke becomes more and more vital. The nervous
tension in the air builds and this can be felt both by the golfers swinging their clubs and the fans following them from hole
to hole holding their breath with each approach to the ball. Golf is a sport that is played all over the world at a high level,
and these days it doesn't get any better than seeing the action the way it was meant to be seen.
Schwab Cup Championship History
The Champions Tour is a part of the PGA Tour that was founded in 1980 as the Senior
PGA Tour, functioning as a separate tour for golfers aged 50 and older and has seen some of the biggest names in golf take
part. For decades the Senior PGA Championship was the only big event for golfers 50 and over but that all changed in 1978,
when the success of the Legends of Golf tournament gave way to the Champions Tour which would form two years later. The Charles
Schwab Cup Championship has gone under several different monikers and been held at several separate locations. Various big
name golfers including Fred Couples, Jim Thorpe, Mike Hill, Tom Watson, and others have won the tournament and each year the
action grows more intense. With some big-time talent on the course and a great gallery that will be abuzz with excitement,
it doesn't get any better than this.
Charles Schwab Cup Championship Trivia
Did you know that only two
golfers have won back-to-back titles at the Charles Schwab Championship?
Mike Hill was the winner of the first two Charles
Schwab Cup Championships back in 1990 and 1991 when it was known as the New York Life Championship. It was not until fifteen
years later when Jim Thorpe won back to back titles in 2005 and 2006 that the feat was accomplished again.
Schwab Cup Championship Fans
We know that it's the talent of the golfers and the beauty of the golf course that brings
fans in for an event like the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, but the fans also help to complete the atmosphere and soon
you'll be laughing that you ever thought you could conjure up the excitement from your living room. When the fans are eagerly
anticipating an epic finale and the golfers are digging in looking to put together a great round, this is a sport that springs
to a completely different level. The Desert Mountain Park in Scottsdale, Arizona is sure to be absolutely hopping this year,
giving you plenty of incentive to head out and see it for yourself.