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October 02, 2015 15:18 ET

The Clubs of Kingwood Teams Take Top Two Spots at Acura ClubCorp Champions Classic at Pinehurst Resort

More Than 90 Teams From Private Clubs Competed for Putter Boy Trophy

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - October 02, 2015) - Teams from The Clubs of Kingwood from Kingwood, Texas, beat out more than 90 teams from ClubCorp clubs around the country to take the two top spots during the 2015 Acura ClubCorp Champions Classic -- one of the largest private club national tournaments of its kind -- held at Pinehurst Resort Sept. 9-13.

The winning team, comprised of Darrell Fuston, Kingwood Director of Golf, and members Bryan Daniele, Steve Mayon, Scott Peden, and Travis Wiley, ended the 54-hole shamble quota, where points are earned on each hole, with a score of +55.25. The second place Kingwood team, comprised of Jordan Fain, First Assistant Golf Professional from Walnut Creek Country Club in Mansfield, and Kingwood members Billy, Isom, JB Sowyrda, Ryan Tucker, and Shawn Tucker, scored a +55.5.

As the winners of the tournament -- now in its 29th year -- the Kingwood players were presented with Putter Boy Trophies and a traveling trophy, which will be displayed at the club until next year's event. The 54-hole shamble quota format tournament included a round on the legendary No. 2 Course, site of three U.S. Opens Championships, Course No. 4 and Course No. 8. The five-day event included cocktails receptions and dinners nightly, Acura Guest Drives, and on-course competitions daily.

Sponsors of this year's tournament included Acura, Titleist/FootJoy, Nike, Callaway, TaylorMade Adidas, Greg Norman, Maui Jim, Ahead, Global Tour Golf, Arthur Hirsch - Premier Capitol Cigar, SQN Escapes and MASA and more.

The Acura ClubCorp Champions Classic is one of several annual national and international golf and tennis tournaments offered to members of clubs in the ClubCorp family. Additional tournaments include the Best Ball Challenge at Firestone Country Club, Puerto Vallarta Couples' Best Ball, the Women's Tennis Challenge Club held this year on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina, and, new this year -- The ClubCorp Cup -- a Ryder Cup-style event held at The Belfry Hotel & Resort in the Wishaw, England. For more information about the tournaments, visit clubcorp.com/tournaments.

About ClubCorp (NYSE: MYCC)
Since its founding in 1957, Dallas-based ClubCorp has operated with the central purpose of Building Relationships and Enriching Lives®. ClubCorp is a leading owner-operator of private golf and country clubs and private business clubs in North America. ClubCorp owns or operates a portfolio of over 200 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, and alumni clubs in 26 states, the District of Columbia and two foreign countries that serve over 430,000 members, with approximately 20,000 peak-season employees. ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MYCC). ClubCorp properties include: Firestone Country Club (Akron, Ohio); Mission Hills Country Club (Rancho Mirage, California); The Woodlands Country Club (The Woodlands, Texas); Capital Club Beijing; and Metropolitan Club Chicago. You can find ClubCorp on Facebook at facebook.com/clubcorp and on Twitter at @ClubCorp.

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