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Phoenix Open Named Top Tournament On PGA Tour In '19

The Waste Management Phoenix Open was one of 10 tournaments recognized with "Best Of" awards by the PGA Tour at its annual Tournament Meetings on Wednesday. For the second consecutive season, the WMPO was named "Tournament of the Year," marking the fourth time in the last six years the event has taken top honors -- previous years being '14, '15 and '18. The WMPO also won the "Best Integrated Marketing" award (PGA Tour).

Below is a complete list of award-winning tournaments from '19:

  • Most Fan-First Event: The Honda Classic
  • Best Use of Players: Barracuda Championship
  • Most Engaged Community: John Deere Classic
  • Best Tournament Sales: Rocket Mortgage Classic
  • Best On-Site Staging: The CJ CUP at Nine Bridges
  • Best Title Sponsor Integration: John Deere Classic
  • Best Product: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (Clint's Saloon)
  • Best Integrated Marketing: Waste Management Phoenix Open
  • Best-in-Class Element: Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard (Arnold Palmer Experience)
  • Best Special Event: Rocket Mortgage Classic (Area 313 Celebrity Challenge)
  • Best Charity Integration: Sanderson Farms Championship
  • Fair Way Award: Rocket Mortgage Classic (Diversity & Inclusion)
  • Tournament of the Year: Waste Management Phoenix Open
  • Players Choice: Wells Fargo Championship