PGA Tour adds event in Puerto Rico
The PGA Tour is heading to Puerto Rico.
The PGA Tour announced Monday the 2008 schedule will include the $3.5 million Puerto Rico Open, which will be held from March 17-23.
A five-year agreement was reached for an event that will be played opposite the World Golf Championships.
"We are thrilled to add the Puerto Rico Open to our 2008 schedule," said PGA commissioner Tim Finchem said. "We know golf fans in Puerto Rico will support this event and we look forward to watching some of the world's best players tackle the challenging and exciting Coco Beach Golf & Country Club."
Players will have to navigate the Tom Kite designed Coco Beach Golf and Country Club.
"We are excited that the PGA Tour is coming to Puerto Rico," said Sidney Wolf, the president of the Puerto Rico Golf Association. "On behalf of the Puerto Rico Golf Association, I express our excitement in helping to showcase our great island to many of the world's best golfers."
April 10, 2007