RIDGEDALE, Mo. — An annual event that lived as much as its identify, bringing in combination family names in golfing and leisure, won’t go back to the Ozarks subsequent 12 months.
Bass Professional Retail outlets spokesperson Jack Wlezien showed to KY3 overdue Friday afternoon Giant Cedar Resort won’t host the Legends of Golfing in 2020.
The late-April event moved to Giant Cedar Resort close to Branson in 2014 after first beginning in 1978.
It featured previous avid gamers reminiscent of Jack Nicklaus, Gary Participant, Lee Trevino and Ben Crenshaw. It additionally drew in celebrities together with Justin Timberlake, Child Rock, and Larry the Cable Man.
“It is bittersweet,” Wlezien described the announcement by means of telephone.
Wlezien mentioned Bass Professional plans to center of attention its consideration on Tiger Woods’ first public-access golfing direction, Payne’s Valley and “other alternatives,” Wlezien mentioned.
Payne’s Valley was once set to open in Branson in 2019, however Wlezien mentioned a last date has no longer been set and is climate dependent.
“We are pleased with the whole thing we achieved with Legends of Golfing… After we first began [the tournament,] Giant Cedar wasn’t established as an the world over identified direction… now it’s,” Wlezien mentioned.
Wlezien may no longer say if Legends of Golfing was once completed ceaselessly or if might in the future go back.
“[The year] 2020 goes to be a in point of fact large 12 months for golfing within the Ozarks,” Wlezien mentioned.
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