Citrus Golf Trail Open partners with MLGT for inaugural event with $25,000 increase in prize purse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 3, 2021 Contact: Joel Lamp (904-304-2067)


SEBRING, Fla. – The inaugural Citrus Golf Trail Open has become a big event, partnering with the Minor League Golf Tour to create a unique professional event to wrap up the 2021 schedule and prepare the players for the 2022 season.

Set for Nov. 30-Dec. 2, the 54-hole event will feature $25,000 in added sponsor money to the prize purse for the event as the competitors will battle for the coveted orange jacket on the Deer Run course.


“The Minor League Golf Tour is proud to partner with Visit Sebring and Airstream Ventures on making the Citrus Golf Trail Open a big event in its first year,” said Scott Turner, Director of Tournament Operations for the Citrus Golf Trail. “Our commitment is to provide our players are competitive platform to sharpen their game to excel in the career. This event is on a PGA Tour qualifying school caliber course with a purse that will be make a big impact for the winner.”


Registration for the event is now open to amateurs and professionals, with the entry fee set at $695.


“Thanks to our friends at the Minor League Golf Tour, we are able to take the Citrus Golf Trail Open and elevate it in a major way for the first year,” said Joel Lamp, senior director of tourism and events for Airstream Ventures. “We look forward to welcoming all the players to the Sebring for a great week of competition and see who will be wearing the Citrus Coat after the final round.”


The Citrus Golf Trail is comprised of six golf courses at five golf clubs and a partner hotel to collectively promote the Sebring area’s quality golf courses that offer affordable golf with a unique play experience that visiting golfers cannot find in the typical golf resort atmosphere.


For more information about the Citrus Golf Trail, visit CitrusGolfTrail.com and follow on social media @CitrusGolfTrail.


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