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Spencer Levin

Hilton HHonors member Spencer Levin is a professional golfer on the PGA TOUR. Levin won the California State High School Championship as a sophomore and later attended the University of New Mexico. He was a two-time All-American and finished T-13 at the 2004 U.S. Open. He turned pro in 2005.

Levin also spent time on the Canadian and the Tours. His 2007 victories include the Iberostar Riviera Maya Open and the Times Colonist Open. He also won the Spring International in 2008 and had seven Top 10 finishes.

Levin has enjoyed several successful years on the PGA TOUR, including a 2nd Place finish in 2011 at the Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun as well as a T-4 finish at the Memorial at Muirfield Village in Dublin, OH. In 2012, thumb surgery left him sidelined for most of the year. Levin returned to golf in June 2013 and earned a 2nd place finish at the Albertsons Boise Open on the Tour. He plans to be back on the PGA TOUR in 2014.

Spencer has participated in the HHonors Charity Golf Classic multiple times; an event that raises money for non-profit organizations supported by Hilton Worldwide.


Brian Mogg

In 2011, Hilton HHonors member Brian Mogg was named Director of Instruction at the Waldorf Astoria Golf Club at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando in Orlando, FL. Recognized as a Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Instructor and one of Golf Digest's 50 Best Teachers in America, Brian has been a dominant force in the world of golf instruction. His students have won over 20 professional tour events including Y.E. Yang's 2009 PGA Championship.

An All-American at Ohio State University, Brian won the Ohio Amateur Championship before making his way to the professional tour. He spent ten years playing professional golf and three years on the PGA Tour. He finished 2nd at the 1988 Sanderson Farms Classic, took 3rd in the 2001 Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational and participated in the 1995 US Open. Additionally, he garnered six top 25 finishes on the Tour as well as top 10 finishes in 11 countries while competing internationally.

Brian can be seen on television providing instruction on such shows as The Golf Channel's "Academy Live" and "Your Game Night". He is also a guest writer and regular contributor to Golf Digest, Golf Magazine and Asia Golf Monthly.

The Waldorf Astoria Golf Club is the home base for the eight Brian Mogg Golf Academies located around the world. Brian currently resides in Orlando with his wife and four children.

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Ricardo Santos

Professional golfer Ricardo Santos is a Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand ambassador during the 2014 European Tour season. A native of Portugal, Santos became a professional golfer in 2006. In 2010, he won the Pestana Sives IGT Challenge on the Iberian Golf Tour and followed that up in 2011 with another victory on the Iberian Golf Tour by capturing the Pestana Alto TGC Championships title. Santos was a regular on the European Challenge Tour and in 2011 became the first Portuguese-born player to win on the Challenge Tour when he carded a -16 to win the The Princess by three strokes.

Ricardo joined the European Tour in 2012 and that May captured the Madeira Islands Open title in his home country of Portugal. That victory, combined with a T10 at the Avantha Masters and three other top 25 finishes, earned him the European Tour’s 2012 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year.

In international competition, Santos represented Portugal in the 2004 Eisenhower Trophy, a biennial world amateur team golf championship organized by the International Golf Federation. He has also represented Portugal in the ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf in 2008, 2011 and 2013.

Ricardo resides in Vilamoura, Portugal with his Rita and his two daughters Victoria and Caetana.


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The Homewood Suites by Hilton Binghamton/Vestal, NY is again the Host Hotel for the Dick's Sporting Goods Open. Many of the tournament's players and staff enjoy the hotel's spacious suites, daily hot breakfast, Monday-Thursday complimentary dinner reception with beer and wine, and free WiFi access while in town for the event. The hotel is conveniently located to En-Joie Golf Club, local restaurants and shopping. As the Host Hotel, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Binghamton/Vestal is proud to support Broome County Community Charities and their efforts to give back to the local community through the Dick's Sporting Goods Open. Click here to book your suite today and learn more about the Homewood Suites by Hilton Binghamton/Vestal.

The Champions Tour event will return to En-Joie Golf Club in Endicott, NY from August 11th through August 17th. This marks the eighth consecutive year the Champions Tour will visit the Southern Tier region of New York State. Past winners of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open include Bart Bryant (2013), Willie Wood (2012), John Huston (2011), Loren Roberts (2010), Lonnie Nielson (2009), Eduardo Romero (2008) and R.W. Eaks (2007). Learn more at

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