Lake Charles get ready as The Korn Ferry Tour announced today a major partnership with the Lake Charles/ SWLA Convention and Visitors Bureau to bring a new tournament to the Tour's annual schedule starting 2020.

The Lake Charles Championship will debut at The Country Club at Golden Nugget the week of March 23-29th, 2020 with 156 players competing for a purse of $600,000. They signed a five year agreement in place until 2024. This ensures that Louisiana will have two events on the 2020 Korn Ferry Tour.

This is going to place Louisiana on the list with Tennessee, Missouri and Illinois as the only U.S. states to host two Korn Ferry Tour events annually. This going to be huge for Lake Charles and we are excited about whats to come. For more details reach out to Will Precht @wprecht@visitlakecharles.org.