Newly elected Baseball Hall of Famer Trevor Hoffman, University of Arizona head football coach Kevin Sumlin and former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien will join two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers in the Cologuard Classic’s Jose Cuervo Pro-Am on Feb. 28, 2018 at Omni Tucson National.
Hoffman, a former UA baseball standout, was elected the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Jan. 24. During his remarkable 18-year career, Hoffman racked up 601 saves.
Sumlin was named UA’s head football coach last month.
Tee times for the Jose Cuervo Pro-Am will begin at 7 a.m. on Feb. 28. Pro-Am and tournament tickets are available online at www.cologuardclassic.com and will be available at the tournament entrance. Pro-Am tickets are $20 with free parking and shuttle transportation available at the Foothills Mall (7401 N La Cholla Blvd). A few amateur spots are still available in the Jose Cuervo Pro-Am. Those interested in playing can contact the tournament office at (800) 882-7660.
The Cologuard Classic will be played the week of February 28-March 4, 2018, with competitive rounds played Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 4. A field of 78 PGA TOUR Champions players will vie for the $1.7 million purse with a first-place prize of $255,000.
The Tucson Conquistadores are the host organization of the Cologuard Classic. Since their inception in 1962, the Conquistadores have contributed more than $35 million to youth athletic programs in-and-around Tucson.