waves to the crowd
after holing a putt at
Tesoro Club during
last year’s Ginn Sur
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has hosted a PGA Tour event. “In the future we
would love to have it back,” said J.R. Congdon,
director of club operations at the Tesoro Club.
“We are not ruling it out. The event went
extremely well. Some of the inclement weather
threw us some curve balls, but we dealt with it.
We are not unsatisfied with the turnout at all. If
it was right for the community we would have
another tournament here.”
Rain and the threat of lightning forced golfers
off the course all four days and at the end of the
Pro-Am tournament on Wednesday. Fifty professional
golfers teamed up with 150 amateur local
golfers to play in the Pro-Am.
“It was the time of my life,” said Hal Roberts
from the National City team. “It was a great
thrill to play with Robert Allenby. I’d do it
again in a heartbeat. This was a tremendous
event for St. Lucie County. It brought people
here to experience the natural and man-made
beauty of our area.”
“The facilities were unbelievable,” said Art
Allen. “The course was tight and well-maintained.
Getting to play with Allenby was fantastic.
It was fun. He’s a nice guy, talkative. He
lined up putts for us, teased us about how bad
we were. He told jokes about fishing.”
But the Pro-Am was anything but fun for
Jupiter chiropractor Dr. William Murphy.
Allenby, who has a home in Jupiter, made a
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