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The CJ Cup, a U.S. Professional Golf (PGA) Tour event organized by CJ Group, will be held under the new name “The CJ Cup Byron Nelson” from May next year.
CJ Group (Chairman Lee Jae-hyun) announced on Friday that it has agreed to become the title sponsor of the event for 10 years, 섯다 from next year to 2033.
The CJ Cup, which was held on Jeju Island for three years starting in 2017 and was the only PGA Tour event to be held in South Korea, was played in the United States for three years from 2020 to last year due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Next year, the event will be named The CJ Cup Byron Nelson and will be held at TPC Craig Ranch (Par 72) in McKinney, near Dallas, Texas, for four days starting May 2. The total purse is $9.5 million.
The CJ Cup, which until last year was played as part of the fall series after the Tour Championship, the final stop on the playoff schedule, was dropped from the fall series this year and will become a regular Tour event next year. The PGA Tour, which is returning to a shortened season next year, 온라인섯다 will have a regular season and playoffs from January through August, followed by a fall season from September through December to determine qualifying for the following year’s PGA Tour. The regular season consists of majors, signature events and full-field events, with the Byron Nelson being one of the full-field events.
Founded in 1944, the 79-year-old tournament is the first PGA Tour event to feature a player’s name. Byron Nelson is an American golf legend who has won 11 consecutive PGA Tour events. Born in Texas and never leaving the Lone Star State, Nelson is one of the region’s most beloved sports figures. The tournament has had Texas-based companies as title sponsors, including Verizon, HP, EDS, and AT&T.
The event also has a strong history with Korean athletes. Starting with Bae Sang-moon in 2013, Kang Sung-hoon won in 2019, 카지노사이트랭크 and Lee Kyung-hoon won back-to-back titles in 2021 and 2022.