Streelman Holds Tight to Lead as Kodak Challenge Visits Hole 16 at Fryscom Open

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                $1 Million Kodak Challenge Race Builds Suspense as Pros Enter 3rd to Last Tou

                10.19.2009 – ROCHESTER, N.Y., October 19 – The Kodak Challenge, a first-of-its-
                kind competition for PGA TOUR players and fans, will visit the 16th hole at Grayhawk      Twitter Pitc
                Golf Club during the Frys.com Open from October 22-25. Kodak Challenge leader,            Kevin Streelm
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                Kevin Streelman leads a host of PGA TOUR pros competing in the Kodak Challenge
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                during the Fall Series.

                                                                                                          News Facts
                The Kodak Challenge celebrates beautiful holes and memorable moments on the                The Kodak
                PGA TOUR and challenges players to perform their best on Kodak Challenge holes,            competition
                with the winner taking home $1 million and the Kodak Challenge trophy. The                 fans, will vi
                Frys.com Open will be the 28th of the 30 designated Kodak Challenge holes on the           Grayhawk

                PGA TOUR in 2009. After 27 Kodak Challenge holes, Kevin Streelman holds sole               Frys.com O
                                                                                                           The Frys.co
                possession of first place at 15-under-par. At last week’s Justin Timberlake
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                Hospitals for Children Open, Streelman had a close call when J.J. Henry eagled the
                                                                                                           holes on the
                Kodak Challenge hole at TPC Summerlin, but fought back with a dramatic a 41 foot
                                                                                                           27 Kodak C
                putt for eagle on Saturday, allowing him to maintain the Kodak Challenge lead.
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                Kodak Activities Offer Frys.com Open Fans a Piece of the Action                            Continuing
                Continuing with the Frys.com Open, Kodak will offer fans a variety of fun & free           Kodak will o
                activities during the Fall Series.                                                         free activitie
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                • Kodak Fan Photo Zone
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                                                                                                           their picture
                The Kodak Fan Photo Zone located next to the practice putting green provides fans
                                                                                                           a free photo
                the opportunity to have their picture taken at the golf course – a free photo at a time
                                                                                                           are generall
                when cameras are generally not allowed. Fans can pick up a free copy of their photo        A unique “S
                at the Kodak Fan Photo Zone throughout the tournament. While visiting the Kodak            promotion w
                Fan Photo Zone, fans can also learn about Kodak’s latest products and how they             fans wearin
                can even be used for their golf game.                                                      throughout t
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                • “Smile & Win” Spotter Promotion                                                          up at the Ko
                                                                                                           located next
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                A unique “Smile & Win” spotter promotion will award instant prizes to fans wearing
                                                                                                           the tournam
                Kodak lanyards throughout the course at the Frys.com Open. The free lanyards can
                be picked up at the Kodak Fan Photo Zone located next to the practice putting green       Resource Li
                from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day of the tournament. Winners will be randomly spotted
                throughout the tournament. A variety of instant prizes will include Kodak Zi8 Pocket
                Video Cameras, Grayhawk Golf Club merchandise and one lucky grand prize winner
                will receive a Turning Stone Resort Spa Package.


                • Kodak Challenge Fantasy Game


                The Kodak Challenge Fantasy Pick ’Em competition is fun and easy way for
Frys.com Open fans to play along with the pros. To participate, fans can visit
www.fantasy.kodakchallenge.com to select their favorite fantasy foursome for each
of the Kodak Challenge holes, earning points based upon the cumulative
performance of their team on that week’s designated hole. First-place winners each
week will receive their choice of a KODAK Digital Camera, Pocket Video Camera, All-
in-One Printer or Digital Picture Frame. All players also receive an entry into the
“DISNEY Golf Dream Vacation for Four” Grand Prize giveaway each time they submit
a fantasy roster. To play this week, fans must submit a roster prior to the beginning
of play on Thursday, October 22.


About Hole #16 at the Frys.com Open


Considered one of, if not the most scenic hole on the golf course, the par 3 Kodak
Challenge16th hole at Grayhawk Golf Club plays downhill into a natural
amphitheater with a creek on the left side that empties into a greenside pond. To the
right of the green, a large grass collection area acts as a saving grace if the first shot
isn’t successful. However, from there, pros then have to pitch back towards a front
pin location which can easily result in a dip in the pond. Kodak Challengers should
aim at the collection area and work the ball back to the green, which is severely
sloped from back to front on this 211 yard par 3 hole.


“We’re pleased that the beautiful 16th Hole at Grayhawk Golf Club was selected as a
2009 Kodak Challenge hole,” said Tournament Director Scott Reid. “As the third to
last hole in the Kodak Challenge competition, we’re certain that this exciting par 3
will provide the players with plenty of opportunity and fans much to cheer about.”


Kodak Challenge Leaderboard (Results as of October 18, 2009)
Name Score Holes
Kevin Streelman -15 18
J.J. Henry -14 18
Steve Lowery -13 19
Nathan Green -13 19
Bo Van Pelt -13 16
Matt Bettencourt -12 22
Brendon de Jonge -12 22
Nicholas Thompson -12 21
Daniel Chopra -12 21
Tim Herron -12 20
Jason Gore -12 18
Michael Letzig -12 18
Jason Bohn -12 17




“The Kodak Challenge is a unique and compelling competition for players and fans
and reflects both the heritage of our brand and the continued innovation of the New
Kodak,” said Jeffrey W. Hayzlett, Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President, Eastman
Kodak Company. “The 30 Kodak Challenge holes – from the 18th at Pebble Beach
to the 14th at Torrey Pines to the 17th at TPC Deere Run – are among the most
beautiful and memorable in all of golf. As players step up to the tee box, there will be
even more drama and excitement as they compete for one million dollars and the
Kodak Challenge title.”


Kodak's marketing partnership with the TOUR includes the designation as Official
Imaging Provider of the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour,
including cameras, printers and scanners. For more on the Kodak Challenge visit
kodakchallenge.com and pgatour.com/kodakchallenge. Fans can also follow the
Kodak Challenge at facebook.com/kodakchallenge, twitter.com/kodakchallenge, and
1000words.kodak.com/kodakchallenge.


About Kodak
As the world’s foremost imaging innovator, Kodak helps consumers, businesses,
and creative professionals unleash the power of pictures and printing to enrich their
lives.


To learn more, visit http://www.kodak.com and follow our blogs and more at
http://www.kodak.com/go/followus. More than 75 million people worldwide manage,
share and create photo gifts online at KODAK Gallery – join for free today at
www.kodakgallery.com.


About the PGA TOUR
The PGA TOUR is a tax-exempt membership organization of professional golfers. Its
primary purpose is to expand the PGA TOUR domestically and internationally so as
to substantially increase player financial benefits while maintaining our commitment
to growth in charity and integrity to the game.


In 2009, the three Tours are competing in 102 events for more than $350 million in
prize money. Tournaments will be held in 10 countries outside the U.S. and in 35
states. In addition to providing competitive opportunities for its membership, TOUR
events also generate significant funds for local charities. In fact, the three Tours have
surpassed the $1 billion mark in overall charitable contributions. The PGA TOUR’s
web site address is www.pgatour.com and the company is headquartered in Ponte
Vedra Beach, FL.
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Editor’s note: See the Kodak Challenge Multimedia Release at
http://www.kodak.com/go/challengemmr.




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About Kodak Challenge
The Kodak Challenge celebrates beautiful holes and memorable moments on the
PGA TOUR and challenges players to perform their best on Kodak Challenge holes,
with the winner taking home $1 million and the Kodak Challenge trophy. The Turning
Stone Championship will be the 26th of the 30 designated Kodak Challenge holes
on the PGA TOUR in 2009. After 25 Kodak Challenge holes, Streelman holds sole
possession of first place at 13-under-par.


Contacting Kodak Challenge
Kodak Challenge


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Website: http://www.kodakchallenge.com
Press Contact
Chuck Beeler
Cell: 315-374-4759
Email: cbeeler@mower.com




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