Golf News: WATD’s Golf Reporter Liza Churchill Chats with Champions Tour Player Brad Faxon

May 11, 2017 ~ The 19th CVS Health Charity Golf Classic is coming up June 15th thru the 19th  at the Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington, Rhode Island.  This longstanding community event is hosted by Rhode Island natives and Champions Tour Players Brad Faxon and Billy Andrade


CVS Health Charity Golf Classic Co-Hosts Billy Andrade and Brad Faxon

Year after year a field of some of the top names on the LPGA,  PGA and Champions Tours participate, raising over 20 million dollars for local Southern New England charities since 1999.  The 2017 format for this year’s event is a little different from past ~ Three great events one classic!  

June 15th and 16th is the 2 Day Crave Rhode Island Food Festival in downtown Providence followed by several fan friendly events at The Rhode Island Country Club ~ Pepsi Celebrity Pro-Am and Community Day on Sunday June 18th and the Golf Tournament on Monday the 19th 

The Golf Tournament itself also has a new format.  An field of 18 Players is split up into 3 person teams ~ one player from each respective Tour for a total of 6 teams.  The top two scores from each hole per team will be counted toward their score, lowest team score after 18 holes is the Winner.  2017 Field List

Single day tickets for the 2017 CVS Health Charity Classic are now on sale at for $10 each. Children 17 and under are free with a ticketed adult. For additional information on tickets, fans can call 866-CVS-9441 or visit

The CVS Health Charity Classic will again be honoring veterans by offering complimentary admission to Rhode Island Country Club for the golf tournament for all active, reserve and retired Military Service Members and their dependents. Veterans can simply present a valid Common Access Card or Retired Military Card at the gate. First responders and their families also receive free admission with a valid ID

WATD’s Golf Reporter Liza Churchill chatted with Champions Tour Player and CVS Charity Co-Host Brad Faxon from the event’s Media Day at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island


Click on the podcast player below to hear The South Shore’s Morning News WATD SPORTS Reporter Liza Churchill‘s full interview with Brad Faxon


About Liza Churchill

2018 Marks WATD Sports Reporter Liza Churchill’s 10th New England golf season covering the local South Shore, Regional and National Golf Beat as a member of WATD’s Sports Team!