International Stars Darren Clarke, Vijay Singh and Colin Montgomerie to compete in 2023 Dominion Energy Charity Classic
RICHMOND, Virginia – The Dominion Energy Charity Classic today announced three international players each with major championship victories to their name have committed to compete in the 2023 tournament. The Charity Classic is now in its eighth year and takes place at The Country Club of Virginia, James River Course.
Fan favorite Darren Clarke is in his fifth full season competing on PGA TOUR Champions and is currently 19th in the Charles Schwab Cup rankings. He has four Champions Tour wins, with three coming in 2020. In 2022 he captured his sole senior major to date at the The Senior Open presented by Rolex. He has seven top 10 finishes this season with his best effort coming at the season opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai where he was T2. The Northern Ireland native represented Europe on five Ryder Cup teams and captained the 2016 team.
At age 60, Vijay Singh is having a resurgent year on the Champions Tour in 2023, having earned his first win since 2018 by capturing The Ally Challenge in August at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, MI. The 1998 and 2004 PGA Championship winner and 2000 Masters champion is also a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. Singh is originally from Fiji, has 66 worldwide wins in his career and is currently 11th in the Charles Schwab Cup rankings.
Colin Montgomerie has seven wins in his Champions Tour career, with the first three all being major championships. He captured the 2014 U.S. Senior Open Championship as well as the 2014 and 2015 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid. Montgomerie has six top-10 finishes this year and is currently 25th in the Charles Schwab Cup rankings. The World Golf Hall of Fame member is from Glasgow, Scotland.
All three rounds of the Dominion Energy Charity Classic will be televised on Golf Channel, airing live from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. EDT, Friday through Sunday. Since its debut in 2016, the tournament has helped to generate over $9.3 million for charitable organizations in the local area. Tickets for this year’s tournament are currently on sale at www.deccgolf.com.