EARN A SPOT IN THE LPGA FOUNDERS CUP PRO-AM
The LPGA Founders Cup announced that it will be awarding four lucky golf fans the chance to play alongside the LPGA players in the 2014 LPGA Founders Cup Official Pro-Am, which will be played Wednesday, March 19, of tournament week at Wildfire Golf Club at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa.
The contest is currently underway and will run through Thursday, March 6. To enter, fans need to go to LPGAFoundersCup.com and click on the “Play with the Pro’s” link. Only one entry per person will be accepted, and the four winners will be selected on Friday, March 7.
Additionally, commemorative LPGA Founders Cup Pro-Am Contest Koozies will be distributed at Van’s Golf Shops, PGA TOUR Superstores and Golfsmith locations around the Valley.
“The Pro-Am is always a fan favorite during tournament week and a great chance for spectators to watch and interact with their favorite LPGA golfers,” said Chris Garret, Executive Director of the LPGA Founders Cup. “But with this contest we are unveiling for 2014, we are now giving fans the chance to play alongside not one, but two outstanding LPGA golfers. It’s a great way to kick off tournament week.”
The unique LPGA Founders Cup Pro-Am format features two LPGA players per group, with each golfer joining the foursome for nine holes.
For more information about the Pro-Am contest or updated 2014 LPGA Founders Cup news like the tournament on Facebook at facebook.com/lpgafounders and follow on Twitter @lpgafounderscup.
VAN’S GOLF SHOPS NAMED OFFICIAL TICKET OUTLET
The LPGA Founders Cup announced that Van’s Golf Shops has been named the official ticket outlet for the 2014 LPGA Founders Cup.
“We are very excited to partner with the LPGA as the official ticket outlet for the LPGA Founders Cup,” said Rick Levy, Vice President of Van’s Golf Shops. “The tournament brings world-class golfers to Arizona at a wonderful golf facility, and the staff puts on a great event year in and year out. We hope everyone gets a chance to experience what the tournament has to offer.
Fans can purchase “Good Any Day” tickets for $25 at all seven Van’s locations in the Valley and Tucson. Valley locations include stores in Gilbert (San Tan), Mesa (Apache), Phoenix (Camelback), Scottsdale (Frank Lloyd Wright) and Sun City; the two Tucson locations include the Crossroads and Oracle stores.
“Van’s Golf Shops has been a great supporter of the LPGA Founders Cup and we are excited to partner with them again in 2014,” Chris Garrett said. “By having tickets available at all Van’s Golf Shops, it makes it that much easier for fans to purchase tickets and come out to enjoy the 2014 LPGA Founders Cup.”
2014 LPGA FOUNDERS CUP INFO
What: LPGA Tour’s first U.S. event in 2014. The full-field, four-day event will be televised live on The Golf Channel all four days and features a $1.5 million purse, with $225,000 going to the champion. Stacy Lewis is the defending champion.
When: March 20-23.
Where: Wildfire Golf Club at JW Marriot Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa (5350 Marriott Dr, Phoenix, Arizona 85054).
Tickets: Fans can purchase “Good Any Day” tickets for $25 at all seven Van’s Golf Shop locations in the Valley and Tucson. Valley locations include stores in Gilbert (San Tan), Mesa (Apache), Phoenix (Camelback), Scottsdale (Frank Lloyd Wright) and Sun City; the two Tucson locations include the Crossroads and Oracle stores. Tickets also can be purchased online at LPGAFoundersCup.com.
Special golfmix offer: Save $20 on weekly Pioneer Pavilion tickets.
More information: LPGAFoundersCup.com.