Fort Wayne Gains Major Golf Event

By Dean Pantazi

September 18, 2012 Updated Sep 18, 2012 at 6:10 PM EST

FORT WAYNE (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne will host one of the four tournaments that will make up the Web.Com Tour Finals in 2013.

The event, the Hotel Fitness Championship, will run from August 26th through September first next year, be telecast live on the Golf Channel, and have a total purse of one million dollars, with $180,000 going to the winner.

The Web.Com Tour is the level below the PGA Tour, and in a former life as the Ben Hogan Tour made stops in Fort Wayne from 1990 through 1992.

This event will be much bigger in scope, with just the top 75 players on the Web.Com Tour money list competing, as well as PGA Tour players who must earn their Tour playing card back.

The top 25 finishers will gain their PGA Tour cards, as will the top 25 on the Web.Com Tour final money list, which this tournament and the other three in the Finals will heavily impact.

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