Korea to Host Challenge Season Event

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PGA Tour (75x100)PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The PGA Tour announced the creation of an officially sanctioned Challenge Season event to be held this November in Korea.
 
The tournament, which will be called the Korea Golf Championship until a long-term sponsor is secured, will be held Nov. 22-28 at JungMun Golf Course on Jeju Island, Korea. The $4 million tournament will feature a 50-player field including the top 30 available players from the PGA Tours money list through the World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational, the top five players from the Korean PGA money list and other top international players. The winner will receive $1 million first-place money.
 
The PGA Tours Challenge Season is a series of events offering unofficial prize money that begin following the conclusion of the PGA Tours Official Money season (The Tour Championship) and continues throughout November and December. Other Challenge Season events include such tournaments as the Target World Challenge, Skins Game and the Franklin Templeton Shootout.