David Frost set to defend title at 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic; Mississippi-based telecom, tech giant C Spire presentin

Golf tournament organizers unveil official public schedule of events

BILOXI, Miss., March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With four World Golf Hall of Famers and 26 of the Top 30 on this year's Schwab Cup Money List, the 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic field will feature some of the greatest golfers in the world. The current field, led by defending champion David Frost, includes the winners of the first three events of the year, Duffy Waldorf, Esteban Toledo and Bernhard Langer.

The Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic, presented by C Spire, will take place March 28-April 3 at Fallen Oak in Biloxi. Tickets for the PGA TOUR Champions event are $15 and can be purchased online at www.2016MGRC.com or by calling the tournament office at 228.896.6365. Children 16 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult.

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About C Spire

C Spire is a diversified telecommunications and technology services company that provides world-class service and a superior, comprehensive suite of customer-inspired wireless communications, ultra-high speed Internet access and a range of other telecommunications products and services to consumers and businesses.  This news release and other announcements are available at www.cspire.com/news. For more information about C Spire, visit www.cspire.com or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cspire or Twitter at www.twitter.com/cspire.

About the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic

In addition to C Spire as the tournament's presenting sponsor, the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic is uniquely funded by a group of 11 consortium partners, who see this event as an ideal way to promote the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The 2016 consortium partners are: C Spire, Mississippi Power, Beau Rivage Hotel & Resort-Fallen Oak, IP Resort & Spa, F.E.B. Distributing, Habitat for Humanity, Hard Rock Biloxi, Harrah's Gulf Coast, Hancock Bank, Hollywood Gulf Coast/Boomtown, Coca-Cola and Roy Anderson Corp. The tournament is administered through the MGRC Foundation, Inc. and will benefit Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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