Positive Economic Impact From Tournament
And as the tour is just hours away from the final round the swing toward the big bucks is getting heated. The top three players going into tomorrows round are Steve Flesch, Carl Petterson and Charles Warren. Each of those players and more are chasing down over a one million dollar top spot prize.
According to the PGA, its tournament events can generate more than 35 million dollars in local revenue. Oneida Indian Nation officials say the impact of the the tournament is already being felt even with one more big day of play ahead of us. A few examples being lumber companies working with the nation bringing in wood, while the flower shops have been intricate to the current look of this course. They went on to say that much of the work done by local companies started long before the first drive was hit.