Published On: Mon, Nov 5th, 2018

PGA TOUR Mayakoba Golf Classic brings “la créme de la créme” to the Riviera Maya

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The Mayakoba Golf Classic made golf history in 2007 when it became the first PGA TOUR event to ever be contested outside of the United States and Canada. Today, the Mayakoba Golf Classic is regarded as one of the finest on the PGA TOUR by professionals and spectators, alike.

Hosted at an unparalleled resort complex in the beautiful Riviera Maya, the Mayakoba Golf Classic, México’s first PGA TOUR event, will feature 132 professional golfers participating in four rounds of stroke play competition, from November 5 – 11, 2018, at the Greg Norman-designed El Camaleón Golf Club in Mexico’s Riviera Maya.

With a purse of $7,200,000, the Mayakoba Golf Classic boasts the largest amount of prize money of any golf tournament in Latin America and is the only professional event in the Latin American region that offers to its champion, an invitation to the Masters.

  • Dates:
  • November 5 – 11, 2018
  • Player Field:
  • 132 PGA TOUR professionals
  • Format:
  • 72 Hole Stroke Play
  • Purse:
  • $7,200,000 USD
  • FedexCup Points:
  • Full allotment (500 points)
  • Winner’s Share
  • $1,296,000 and 500 FedExCup Points
  • Defending Champion:
  • Patton Kizzire -19 (62-70-66-67-265)

Source: https://mayakobagolfclassic.com/

 



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