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Published: Tuesday, 11/18/2003

Now Owens Corning will join Farr list

Owens Corning is expected to be named today as the new title sponsor of the Jamie Farr Classic golf tournament, an annual stop on the LPGA Tour at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania.

Beginning next year the tournament will be named the Jamie Farr-Owens Corning Classic, presented by Kroger. A press conference has been called for this afternoon, at which time the name change will be announced.

In recent years the tournament had been called the Jamie Farr-Kroger Classic presented by ALLTEL.

Also expected today is an announcement of an increased purse, up from the current $1 million.

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