Adams Tour returns to Peoria Ridge

MIAMI – The golf professionals of the Adams Golf Pro Tour Series are scheduled for 72 holes of competition at Peoria Ridge Golf Course, June 11-14.

    “We are thrilled to once again host the Adams Golf Pro Tour in Miami," said Chief John Froman of the Peoria Tribe, owners of Peoria Ridge Golf Course. "The association with the Adams Golf Pro Tour Series is a good fit since they are based in Texas and host tournaments in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas."

 “Expanding the number of events we conduct in Oklahoma has been a focus for us for some time now”, says Gary DeSerrano, president of the Adams Golf Pro Tour.  “We are thrilled to be returning to Miami for a second year.  Chief Froman and the Peoria Tribe of Indians were terrific hosts and provided a great venue for the 2013 event and we want to continue the great tradition of bringing pro golf and the future stars of the PGA to Northeast Oklahoma.”

Title sponsors for this event, as in 2013, are Buffalo Run Casino and Resort, owned by the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, and the new Prairie Sun and Prairie Moon Casinos, owned by the Miami Nation of Oklahoma. 

“The Buffalo Run Casino and Resort is proud to continue our partnership with the Prairie Sun and Prairie Moon Casinos as title sponsors of this event,” said Steve Bashore, Buffalo Run Casino general manager. 

“The Miami Nation of Oklahoma appreciates this opportunity to again join with the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma in bringing professional golf to Miami, and participate as co-title sponsors this event”, says Chief Doug Lankford.  Prairie Sun and Prairie Moon Casinos are business ventures of the Miami Nation. 

In operation since 1994, the Adams Golf Pro Tour Series, has been a proving ground for many PGA Tour players. They include PGA Tour winners J.L. Lewis, Tim Herron, Cameron Beckman, Bubba Watson, and Ryan Palmer.  Over 75 former members have also earned their privileges to the PGA’s WEB.com Tour; including WEB.com Tour winners Scott Sterling, Ron Whittaker, Shawn Stefani, and J.J. Killeen (2011 POY on the WEB.com Tour).

Annette Black, with nine years of experience coordinating the NGA Hooters events at Peoria Ridge Golf Course, will act as Tournament Director. 

“I appreciate the support received from previous tournament sponsors to again join us as we welcome the Adams Golf Pro Tour Series.  We have more sponsorship opportunities available, so I welcome inquiries through my email at ablack2@peoriatribe.com, or by phone at 918-540-2535 Ext. 15," Black said. 

The designated beneficiary of the tournament is the NEO A&M College Development Foundation.  The Foundation will host a fundraising golf scramble June 8.  More details of that event will be shared in the near future.

Sponsorship opportunities include participation in the Pro-Am tournaments to be held on Tuesday, June 10, including a Pairings Party on Monday, June 9, and the Awards Dinner at the close of play on Tuesday. 

A Junior Golf Clinic will be held June 9 at 5 p.m. for all area youth. Professional competition begins June 11 with the low 50 and ties playing the final two rounds on June 13-14.

More information about the Adams Golf Pro Tour Series, its golf professionals, and current schedule and statistics can be found at www.adamsgolfprotourseries.com.

 

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