West Palm Beach native Mark Calcavecchia looking for repeat win at Oasis Championship
Boca Raton (CBS12) —
The Oasis Championship is just a month away, and Palm Beach County will continue to host the best fifty and over golfers in the world thanks to a brand new sponsor. has to offer. And because of the newly branded Oasis Championship,last year's surprise winner will get a chance to defend his title.
West Palm Beach native Mark Calcavecchia pulled off his first win since 2015 last year by beating Boca Raton resident Berhardt Langer, who's one of the best players on the Champions Tour.
"I think the older you get, you're not sure if it's going to be your last one," says Calcavecchia. "I'd like to think there's another one or two in there (still)."
The win was extra special for the 1989 British Open Champion, fighting through his back problems to win his hometown Champions Tour stop. It would feel ever better this year if he were to repeat.
"I've won two (Honda Classics), now an Oasis," says Calcavecchia with a big smile. "My other home is Phoenix, where I used to live, I won three Phoenix Opens, so there's something about home cooking that serves me well."
The Oasis Championship officially tees off February 8th through the final round on Sunday February 10th.