Tseng camp finally gets offer, and surprise call
- By Randall Mell
- Nov 4, 2011 4:29 PM ET
Sidney Wolf, the tournament's general chairman, didn't just call Tseng's adviser Friday to officially extend a sponsor's exemption to the Rolex No. 1 in the women's rankings. Hall of Famer Chi Chi Rodriguez, a native of Puerto Rico, also called on behalf of the tournament in an attempt to persuade Tseng. Wolf and Rodriguez believe Tseng could help grow the game of golf in Puerto Rico, especially in its women's and youth programs.
Wolf said the initial contact with Ernie Huang, Tseng's adviser, went well and that the Tseng camp will consider the offer.
"We're waiting for Yani with open arms," Wolf said.
Yani Tseng isn’t saying yes to the Puerto Rico Open’s offer of a sponsor exemption to its PGA Tour event next March, and she isn’t saying no. Her long-time trusted adviser said Thursday night that sh... Read More
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