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Cox Classic Tees Off in August 2013

Cox Classic Tees Off in August 2013

By Carrie Murphy. CREATED Nov 13, 2012

Omaha, NE - Pro golfers will return to Omaha late next summer for the Cox Classic.  The tournamant will be played August 22-25, a month later than usual.  The tournament will be the final stop on the web.com regular season tour.

Omaha is also the site of the U.S. Senior Open next summer.  The tournament will be played at the Omaha Country Club July 8-14.

The Cox Classic tournament will be the final stop on the web.com regular season tour. "Exciting things tend to happen in Omaha," said Tournament Director Chad Mardesen.  "The 2013 Cox Classic presented by Lexus of Omaha could prove to be our most dramatic and competitively charged year yet."

The Omaha tournament will determine which players will earn a spot in the Web.com tour finals. "We are excited to end our regular season in Omaha next year," said Web.com President Bill Calfee. " There will be a lot at stake with the Cox Classic presented by Lexus of Omaha being the final stop to determine which 25 players earn their PGA cards and which 75 advance to the finals events the very next week."

The Cox Classic tournament purse will be $750,000.  The Golf Channel will cover the tournament all four days.