PGA Tour event in Tampa recruits Kaymer, Quiros

Martin Kaymer
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

PALM HARBOR, Fla. – PGA champion Martin Kaymer and 17-year-old Matteo Manassero have accepted exemptions to play in the Transitions Championship at Innisbrook during the Florida swing.

The tournament also offered an exemption to Dubai winner Alvaro Quiros, one of golf’s longest hitters.

The Transitions Championship will be played March 17-20. Jim Furyk is the defending champion of a tournament that quietly has attracted one of the stronger fields leading to the Masters.

Kaymer is ranked No. 2 and will be playing Innisbrook for the first time. readers: We value your input and welcome your comments, but please be respectful in this forum.