We welcome Regions to the Champions Tour family of title sponsors. For 14 years, Birmingham has been one of the premier stops on the Champions Tour. With the commitment and support of Regions, the tournament will continue to be one of Alabama's most popular sporting events, not to mention one of its most charitable endeavors.

Hale Irwin is the best story in sports, period.

Today's announcement of Boeing becoming title sponsor of our Seattle event is the perfect complement to the other community components already in place and adds yet another very strong company to the Champions Tour roster of sponsors, ... We're going to have an outstanding inaugural Boeing Greater Seattle Classic and we invite golf and non-golf fans alike to join us at Snoqualmie Ridge.

It was incredible. Before the kickoff, we had a moment of silence and then played seven or eight games. There were so many people there to show their support.

I'm sure a day doesn't go by that they (the family) don't think of him. There's not a time when we come out here that we don't think of him too.

The Champions Tour would like to thank Jimmy Lee III and everyone associated with Buffalo Rock Corporation for their outstanding support of this event over the years. Jimmy laid the groundwork for the very bright future of professional golf in northwest Florida.

It's been very difficult, ... It's tough to watch or read the news.