Legends Tour Announces New Tournament in Tucson

Boston, MA, March 10, 2010 – 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 – 24, 2010. With a unique two-day event format, the tournament 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 23rd and an 18-hole Legends Shootout on Sunday, April 24th.

"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 Women's Senior National Invitational, including ticket information and a full field announcement, please visit www.thelegendstour.com.

Topics: Legends Tour

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