Agua Caliente Open

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The Agua Caliente Open was a golf tournament on the PGA Tour first played in 1930 in Tijuana, Mexico. The inaugural event, which was won by Gene Sarazen, offered the largest purse to date — $25,000 with a $10,000 winner's share.[1] The tournament had a second incarnation briefly in the 1950s with the last two events played under the name Tijuana Open Invitational.[2][3][4]


Tijuana Open Invitational

Agua Caliente Open


  1. ^ "1930 - The Year in Golf". Retrieved May 16, 2009. 
  2. ^ Sal Johnson and Dave Seanor, ed. (2009). The USA Today Golfers Encyclopedia. New York, New York: Skyhorse Publishing. pp. 603, 610. ISBN 978-1-60239-302-8. 
  3. ^ "Furgol, Souchak Head Field in Tijuana Open". Rome News-Tribune. Rome, Georgia. AP. January 17, 1958. p. 3. Retrieved May 9, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Top golf pros move south to Tijuana". Ellensburg Daily Record. Ellensburg, Washington. AP. January 9, 1959. p. 8. Retrieved May 9, 2012.