Barbasol Championship gets several commitments

Next week’s PGA Tour stop, the Barbasol Championship, has added several players to the field. Charles Howell III, Hunter Mahan, Ben Crane, Jonathan Byrd and star rookie Beau Hossler along with University of Louisville grad Derek Fathauer and Owensboro product Matt Atkins will be in the 132-man field, it was announced Monday. The Barbasol Championship, the only PGA TOUR event in Kentucky, will be played Thursday through Sunday, July 19-22, at Champions at Keene Trace in Nicholasville, just outside Lexington.