Legends Tour Announces New Tournament in Tucson
The Legends Tour announced today the debut of the Women’s Senior National Invitational to be held at the challenging Omni Tucson National Resort Catalina Course April 23 – 25, 2010. With a unique two-day event format, the event will attract 18 top Legends of the LPGA to Tucson this spring. This marks the sixth event on The Legends Tour’s calendar in 2010 and its third new event in nine months.
The field will include LPGA and World Gold Hall of Famer Pat Bradley, 2011 U.S. Solheim Cup Captain Rosie Jones as well as Tucson area LPGA Legends Christa Johnson and Cindy Rarick. Rarick will serve as the Tournament Ambassador. “I am excited and honored to have some of the greatest players in women’s golf returning to Tucson for the Women’s Senior National Invitational,” commented Cindy Rarick, “The Tucson community is thrilled to host these legends of women’s golf and as Ambassador, I am looking forward to having them enjoy my home course, the Omni Tucson National Resort and Spa.” Rarick added. “This gorgeous venue combined with such accomplished players will provide great entertainment for spectators not only this year, but for years to come. In addition, The First Tee Program will receive a significant charitable contribution from the proceeds of the event. See you in April!” The tournament will feature practice rounds on Friday, April, 23, a Legends Pro-Am on the Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National Resort on Saturday, April 24th and an 18-hole Legends Shootout on Sunday, April 25th. “The efforts of Omni Tucson National Resort, The Legends Tour and The First Tee of Tucson have combined to create tremendous excitement in the community for women’s professional golf’s return to Tucson in this exciting inaugural event,” noted Women’s Senior National Invitational Tournament Director Dave Garcia. For sponsorship information, contact Dave Garcia (913) 707-4653. For more information about the event, including ticket information and a full field announcement, please visit www.thelegendstour.com. About The Legends Tour The Legends Tour is the Official Legends Tour of the LPGA. The tour began in 2000 by LPGA professionals to showcase the talents of some of the greatest women’s golfers of all time. The Legends Tour has over 100 members, including ten LPGA and World Golf Hall of Fame members. Legends Tour players have a combined 625 LPGA Tour victories, including 65 major championships. In its seven seasons, The Legends Tour donated more than $8.8 million to charity. The Legends Tour has hosted events in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Japan and Australia. For additional information on The Legends Tour, log on to www.thelegendstour.com.