PH Golf Open offers record prize money

Posted at Jan 07 2013 01:34 PM | Updated as of Jan 07 2013 09:34 PM

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MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Golf Open, considered Asia’s oldest national golf championship, is putting up a record prize of $700,000 or roughly P30 million for this year’s tournament.

Organizers hope the huge pot will attract the best golfers in the world, including rising star Filipino-Australian Jason Day.

The Philippine Open will be held in November at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club. -- Dateline Philippines, ANC, January 7, 2013