Tuesday two council members asked that the city of Fresno pitch in $1.2 million to sponsor it.
The city council says 90 golfers have committed to coming to town for the tournament in October.
Monday night the City of Clovis pledged $24,000 for the tournament.
Council member Larry Westerlund says Fresno could see a $30 million economic impact from the event, a return That would far outweigh the investment.
The council admitted it's been hard to find sponsors since plans for the original location at Running Horse Golf Course began falling apart.
Council members are asking for a special meeting to address the $1.2 million pledge.
Everyone knows how pleasant it is, after striving against a strong wind and hitting harder and harder at each hole with less and less result, to turn one’s back upon the gale for a hole or two and play gigantic shots down wind. After doing this we are refreshed, and feel in a mood to battle with the “brute” who tries to destroy our best efforts. H.S. COLT