Mayakoba, together with officials of the PGA TOUR, announced that Mexico’s Only PGA TOUR Event will move to November as the event joins the new fall portion of the PGA TOUR FedExCup schedule.
The next edition of the tournament is slated for the week of Nov. 11-17, 2013.
As a result of the scheduling change, the event now boasts its own unencumbered date on the PGA TOUR calendar affording any PGA TOUR player, regardless of world ranking, the opportunity to compete in Mexico’s Only PGA TOUR.
Additionally, officials announced an updated name for the event which will now be known as the OHL Classic at Mayakoba to reflect the commitment of tournament title sponsor and resort developer. Previously the tournament had been held in February opposite the World Golf Championships
As part of the announcement, officials also unveiled an increase in the total purse to $6 million USD guaranteeing the winner will earn a check of more than $1 million USD. The OHL Classic at Mayakoba will continue to offer the largest amount of prize money of any golf tournament in Latin America, a distinction it has held since its inception in 2007.
In addition to a winner’s check of $1.08 million USD, the champion will also earn 500 FedExCup points. Previously, the event awarded 250 points to the first-place finisher. The OHL Classic at Mayakoba has been a favorite tournament of many PGA TOUR players the past six years.
For further information about the , please visit www.OHLClassic.com.