Mid-Atlantic Championship

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]

WinnersEdit

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   Chesson Hadley
Neediest Kids Championship
2012 David Lingmerth   Sweden TPC Potomac 272 −8 1 stroke   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   Ryan Armour
  Jon Mills
2010 Tommy Gainey   United States University of Maryland GC 267 −17 1 stroke   Frank Lickliter
  Jin Park
Melwood Prince George's County Open
2009 Mathias Grönberg   Sweden CC at Woodmore 269 −19 6 strokes   Justin Bolli
  Robert Damron
2008 Jeff Klauk   United States CC at Woodmore 276 −12 1 stroke   Jeff Brehaut
  David Mathis
2007 Paul Claxton   United States CC at Woodmore 270 −18 1 stroke   James Driscoll
  Jaco van Zyl

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

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