TOUR Holding Full-Field Event in Puerto Rico


PGA Tour (75x100)RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico - Playing opposite the WGC-CA Championship is the PGA TOUR's first-ever full-field event in Puerto Rico.
The Puerto Rico Open - dedicated to the island's first Hall of Fame golfer, Chi Chi Rodriguez - is set to begin the first of its now-scheduled five-year run as one of the only PGA TOUR events held outside the United States.
The tournament will be played at the Tom Kite-designed Trump International Puerto Rico, known previously as the Coco Beach Golf & Country Club, on a compilation of four nine-hole courses.
With the highest-ranked players in the world competing in the elite WGC - CA Championship, the Puerto Rico field nevertheless features well-known golfers like Tom Lehman, Duffy Waldorf, Joey Sindelar and even the 58-year-old Kite himself.
Worth 12,500 FedExCup points, the tournament will be carried each day by the GOLF CHANNEL.
Next week on the PGA TOUR is the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, which was won by Nick Watney last year.
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