TUCSON, AZ - Fred Couples will join an all-star field for the Tucson Conquistadores Classic, March 16 – 22 at Omni Tucson National Resort. Couples is an 11-time winner on the PGA TOUR Champions Tour and previously won 15 times on the PGA TOUR including the 1992 Masters.
Couples competed seven times in Tucson, from 1982 through 2001; his best finish was a T4 in 1983 when the Tucson Open was held at Randolph Park. His final appearance in 2001 was on the Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National.
About the Tucson Conquistadores Classic
This inaugural Champions Tour event operated by the Tucson Conquistadores will feature 81 Champions Tour professionals, many of who competed in the PGA TOUR Tucson Open from 1966 through 2006. Tournament proceeds will benefit The First Tee of Tucson and other youth athletic programs in Southern Arizona.
A two-day official Pro-Am is
Thursday, March 18 and 19
; the tournament is a 54-hole stroke play championship played
Sunday, March 20
, 21 and 22 on the Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National Resort.