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PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 28: Justin Rose of Europe tees off on the 1st during the morning fourball matches of the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National on September 28, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The Tour will return to the western New York/Erie, Pa., area in 2016 with the LECOM Health Challenge, played at the Peek’n Peak Resort. The tournament will be played at Peek’n Peak’s Upper Course July 4-10, 2016, with a similar time frame anticipated for the 2017-19 tournaments. The purse will be $600,000, and Golf Channel will televise all four rounds. 

The Tour previously conducted tournaments at Peek’n Peak Resort from 2002-07. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the LECOM (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine) Student Scholarship Fund, as well as other charities in Chautauqua County and the nearby greater Erie, Pa., area.