Mid-Atlantic Championship

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The Mid-Atlantic Championship was a professional golf tournament on the Web.com Tour played at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. Proceeds from the Mid-Atlantic Championship benefited the Salute Military Golf Association.

From 2007 to 2011, it was played as the Melwood Prince George's County Open. It was renamed the Neediest Kids Championship in 2012, and benefited Neediest Kids

In 2010 and 2011, it was played on the University of Maryland Golf Course in College Park, Maryland. From 2007 to 2009, it was played at the Country Club at Woodmore in Mitchellville, Maryland. Since 2012, it has been played at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in Potomac, Maryland. The 2013 purse was $600,000, with $108,000 going to the winner.

In 2013, Mid-Atlantic Championship organizer IGP Sports & Entertainment Group was acquired by IMG.[1]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Country Venue Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
Mid-Atlantic Championship
2013 Michael Putnam  United States TPC Potomac 273 −7 2 strokes United States Chesson Hadley
Neediest Kids Championship
2012 David Lingmerth  Sweden TPC Potomac 272 −8 1 stroke United States Casey Wittenberg
Melwood Prince George's County Open presented by Under Armour
2011 Steve Wheatcroft  United States University of Maryland GC 255 −29 12 strokes United States Ryan Armour
Canada Jon Mills
2010 Tommy Gainey  United States University of Maryland GC 267 −17 1 stroke United States Frank Lickliter
South Korea Jin Park
Melwood Prince George's County Open
2009 Mathias Grönberg  Sweden CC at Woodmore 269 −19 6 strokes United States Justin Bolli
United States Robert Damron
2008 Jeff Klauk  United States CC at Woodmore 276 −12 1 stroke United States Jeff Brehaut
United States David Mathis
2007 Paul Claxton  United States CC at Woodmore 270 −18 1 stroke United States James Driscoll
South Africa Jaco van Zyl

Bolded golfers graduated to the PGA Tour via the Web.com Tour regular-season money list.

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