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LECOM Suncoast Classic By the Numbers

January 26, 2020

The Korn Ferry Tour will visit Lakewood National Golf Club February 13-16 for four full days of professional golf competition at the LECOM Suncoast Classic. The public is welcome and tickets can be purchased online, at local Bealls Department stores or at the gate.

Here’s a look at some of the numbers involved with the LECOM Suncoast Classic, and the Korn Ferry Tour :

0 –Zero. Zip. Nada. Free. Bring the kids to a Junior Golf clinic powered by the First Tee on February 16th

2 – The second year the event has been held at Lakewood National Golf Club

5 – Five par 5’s on Lakewood National Golf Club course, unique for most courses.

5 – Korn Ferry Tour players have gone on to win the FedEX Cup

7 – Gates open every day at 7:00 am

$10 – Ten dollars a day advance admission to see world-class golfers. $20 at the gate

13-16 Event days in February

26 – Mark Hubbard, last years winner of the tournament is currently #26 on the FedEX Cup points list

28 – Number of Tour stops on the Korn Ferry Tour. The LECOM Suncoast Classic is the first U.S. stop on the schedule.

31 – The Korn Ferry Tours 31st season as a path to the PGA Tour

50 – New this year, any birdie scored on the 18th hole the Tournament will contribute $50 to Tidewell Hospice

64 – Last year’s winner Mark Hubbard fired this impressive third round score

144 – Players will compete over 4 days

500 – Volunteers needed to run the event

530 – PGA Tour titles have been won by Korn Ferry Tour alums, including 24 major championships and 8 PLAYERS Championships

$7500 – The LECOM Suncoast Classic has already raised $7500. in donations for the First Tee Sarasota/ Manatee

17,500 -LECOM Suncoast Classic, attendance in 2019

$600,000 – LECOM Suncoast Classic, total purse $600,000

$99,000 – Goes to the winner of the LECOM Suncoast Classic

$50,000 – The winner of the event also receives living room set valued at $50,000 in furniture from tournament sponsor Arhaus Furniture

$2,000,000,000 – Since it’s inception the PGA Tour and its tournaments have raised over $2 billion in charitable contributions