End Of An Era; Bob Hope Classic Dropping ‘Bob Hope’ From Title
Thanks for the memories, that's what Bob Hope used to say. One of the most well known tournaments is dropping the name of the man who started it, Bob Hope. Bob passed away in 2003. Take the jump and read more.Organizers announced the change to the Humana Challenge on Thursday after Louisville, Ky.-based Humana agreed to sign on as the primary sponsor for eight years.
The William J. Clinton Foundation will serve as co-sponsor.
Bob Hope began the tournament as a way to raise money for charities in the Palm Springs area 52 years ago. Hope passed away in 2003.