Rochester Gets New Nationwide Tour Event

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Nationwide TourThe Nationwide Tour announced on Friday that the inaugural Xerox Classic will be played from August 18-21, 2005, at Irondequoit Country Club in Rochester, New York.
 
'The Nationwide Tour is very excited about coming to Rochester next summer,' said Bill Calfee, Chief of Operations for the Nationwide Tour. 'It's proven to be a great golf market, we have a great golf course, and with a title sponsor like Xerox, we know that we will have a top-tier event.'
 
The tournament will feature a total purse of $550,000. Tournament proceeds will be split between the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, the YMCA of Greater Rochester and The Rochester Broadway Theatre League, which will also play the role of host tournament organization.