BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Once again, Zurich is sponsoring the Zurich Argentina Swing, renewing its commitment to professional golf in the region. Together with the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, Zurich and the Tour will organize the Swing and reward the player with the best performance in the three Argentinian tournaments on the 2021-22 regular season calendar. The player with the most Totalplay Cup points from the three Argentinian events will receive a bonus of US $ 10,000.
Due to COVID-19, there was no Zurich Argentina Swing during the 2020-21 season because the Tour did not hold any events in Argentina. However, Zurich and PGA TOUR Latinoamérica are proud and excited to return to a country with so much history and success in golf.
“The Zurich Argentina Swing is the result of a successful alliance between Zurich and PGA TOUR Latinoamérica. By joining our efforts to present this award on the Tour, we continue to develop and develop golf in Argentina and Latin America, ”said Fabio Rossi, CEO of Zurich Argentina.
The Zurich Argentina Swing kicks off at the Argentinian National Open, one of the oldest tournaments in the world and a flagship event on the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica program, from December 2-5 at the Nordelta Golf Club.
The other two Zurich Argentina Swing tournaments will take place in Rio Hondo (March 24-27) and the following week in Cordoba (March 30-April 3).
“Argentina is an important country for our competitions on the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, and the Zurich Argentina Swing only serves to consolidate this relationship with a country that has consistently supported golf for over a century,” said said Todd Rhinehart, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica. Executive Director. “Our partnership with Zurich is something that we appreciate and appreciate. Zurich has always shown its commitment to helping PGA TOUR Latinoamérica players in their careers, and the Zurich Argentina Swing is a prime example. ”
In the first five editions of the Zurich Argentina Swing, the Americans Kent Bulle (2015), Jared Wolfe (2017) and Tom Whitney (2019), the Spaniard Samuel Del Val (2016) and the Argentinian Clodomiro Carranza (2018), respectively , won the Swing. and the bonus prize.
As part of this renewed agreement, Zurich will continue to strengthen this partnership, deepening its community action with a unique social program, engaging Tour events, its players and the Argentine community.
“We look forward to launching the Zurich Argentina Swing next month in Buenos Aires and rewarding the champion as we wrap up events later in 2022,” continued Rossi.