Web.com Tour and Knight Eady Announce Huntsville Championship
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2019-04-24
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — The Web.com Tour and Knight Eady announced a new tournament set to debut on the annual schedule in 2020. The Huntsville Championship, which will be contested at The Ledges in Huntsville, Alabama, will debut the week of April 20-26, with 156 players competing for a $600,000 purse. A five-year partnership is in place through 2024.
The announcement was made at a press conference at The Ledges, with Web.com Tour President Alex Baldwin, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, Knight Eady President of Operations David Knight, The Ledges Chief Operating Officer Jim Ausley and Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville Chief Executive Officer/President Stuart Obermann as the featured speakers.
“The Huntsville Championship will be one of the most anticipated events of the 2020 Web.com Tour season, and we’re eager to partner with Knight Eady to deliver a great week of tournament golf for the community,” said Baldwin. “As one of the fastest growing cities in the state, we are confident the vibrant market of Huntsville will allow us to engage local partners, volunteers and fans as we look to make a memorable debut in 12 months.”