After being hospitalized for bilateral interstitial pneumonia, Patrick Reed left Houston Methodist Hospital and returned home where he will continue his recovery.
Patrick Reed, statements
In a message sent to GolfChannel, the American golfer explained “that I am on the road to recovery. It’s great to be with my family again and I can’t wait to get back to playing”. These are the words of the 31-year-old from San Antonio (Texas) who was forced to miss The Northern Trust and the BMW Championship, the first two (out of a total of 3) events of the PGA Tour Play-Offs and now hopes to get back on track. time (and qualify) for the Tour Championship (2-5 September in Atlanta). Currently in 26th place in the FedEx Cup, the American must hope to enter the top 30 who will then compete for a jackpot of $ 15,000,000 (for the winner) out of a total of 60,000,000.
Solheim Cup organizers and BMW announced the creation of the BMW Celebrity Match during the week of the 2021 Solheim Cup, which will take place at Inverness Club from August 31 – September 6 in Toledo, Ohio. The celebrity match will be held on Thursday, September 2 at 2 p.m. at Inverness Club, with celebrities and players battling for the inaugural crown.
“We are excited to be able to bring the BMW Celebrity Match at the Solheim Cup to life during event week,” said Solheim Cup tournament director Becky Newell. “The match was designed with fans in mind as a way to elevate the experience for those attending the Solheim Cup, and we’re looking forward to watching these players try their hand at Inverness Club as a kickoff to one of women’s golf’s most distinguished team events.”
The celebrity match will have two teams teeing off No. 10 in a scramble format. Three-time U.S. Solheim Cup team captain and 31-time LPGA Tour winner, Juli Inkster, and six-time U.S. Team member and major champion Morgan Pressel are among the participants, as well as Radio Hall of Fame host and former NFL defensive lineman, Mike Golic.
One of the teams will also be captained by none other than multi-Platinum selling and three-time GRAMMY Award-winning country artist, Darius Rucker.
“The Solheim Cup is a prestigious event that I always enjoy watching as a fan of great golf,” said Rucker. “I’m honored to be on the same course as these talented players and can’t wait for some friendly competition in the celebrity match!”.