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Waterloo Open Pro Tournament Begins Saturday

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

It wasn't long ago that Zach Johnson was making the Waterloo Open a regular destination---

Once again a full field of 192 professional golfers will be competing in the 2013 Jaycees Greater Waterloo Open--which officially tees off Saturday morning from Irv Warren golf course. The tournament which is in its 80th year is touted as the largest and longest running professional golf tournament in Iowa.

Golfers from all over the continental United States flock to the tournament for a chance at the $55-thousand first place prize.  Event organizers say the tournament is a great attraction and a big ecomomic boost for the cedar valley.

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