SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Tournament Director Ryan Pray announced today that Headline Sports Group, a sports management agency located in Detroit, will be the sponsor for the 2020 Scottsdale AZ Open Pro-Am on May 11 and the exclusive sports management firm for the 2020 Desert Financial Credit Union Scottsdale AZ Open Presented by United Rentals, which is set to tee it up May 11-14 at Talking Stick Golf Club.
The Scottsdale AZ Open features a 54-hole tournament with a field of 156 players, with a cut to the low 50 players and ties after 36 holes. The tournament has a guaranteed purse of $125,000 – with $20,000 going to the winner.
“We are excited to sponsor the 2020 Scottsdale AZ Open Pro Am and happy to partner with such a great event,” said Headline Sports Group CEO Kevin Lustig. “We know with the leadership group running this tournament it will continue to grow, which is one of the main reasons we wanted to partner with this great tournament. Add to that the number of PGA TOUR pro’s in the field this year and we think the 2020 Scottsdale AZ Open is going to showcase an outstanding week of golf.”
The field is taking shape nicely and Pray is expecting to have the best field the Scottsdale AZ Open has ever have had, thanks to interest from local PGA TOUR players who are eager to play some competitive golf. Already committed to the 2020 Scottsdale AZ Open are two-time PGA TOUR winner Kevin Streelman and Kirk Triplett, and more should be announced later this week.
“We really couldn’t do this without the help of our great partners, and we are excited to have Headline Sports Group join us,” Pray said. “HSG has a strong background in golf, and with the number of future PGA TOUR professional’s we have in our field it’s a natural fit for them to be actively involved in our tournament.”
Headline Sports Group is committed to turning the sports management world on its head by redefining the player/agent relationship. HSG is an Agency and Sports Management Company that represents professional golfers, male and female, on all professional tours, as well as representing caddies and professional baseball players in the United States and abroad. For more information about Headline Sports Group please visit headlinesportsgroup.com
The Desert Financial Credit Union Scottsdale AZ Open Presented by United Rentals will begin with a Pro-Am on May 11, followed by the three-day, 54-hole tournament, which will crown a champion on Thursday, May 14. For more information visit the tournament website at www.scottsdaleazopen.com.