Stephen Curry will tee it up on the Tour again

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Stephen Curry will tee it up on the Tour again

“Back-to-back” continues to be a theme in Steph Curry’s life. The Golden State Warriors point guard, who won his second NBA title in a row this year, will make his second appearance at the Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic in August.

The Tour announced today that Curry has accepted a sponsor’s exemption into the event. While he missed the cut, Curry’s performance last year was impressive: he shot two rounds of 74 and finished 148th in the 156-man field at TPC Stonebrae.

“The players on the Tour welcomed me with open arms in 2017, and it was an amazing experience to play with up-and-coming PGA Tour stars inside the ropes at TPC Stonebrae,” Curry said in a statement issued on Monday.

“I have been fortunate to be a member of an incredible team in the Golden State Warriors, and I was elated to feel that same level of camaraderie onsite last year. Golf is a game that has provided wonderful experiences in my life, and I am excited to return to the Ellie Mae Classic in August.”

Curry currently maintains a 0.0 handicap, higher than his peak of plus-1.2.

Curry regularly plays the celebrity tournament the American Century Classic in Lake Tahoe. He tied for 11th out of a field of 92 earlier this month.

The three-time NBA champion is close to finalizing a hosting agreement with the PGA Tour for a September 2019 tournament.

Stephen Curry will tee it up on the Tour again

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