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140 year of Shriners
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Tickets for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Go On Sale March 1
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Las Vegas, NV - Tickets for Las Vegas' official PGA TOUR event, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, will go on sale on Friday, March 1. Now part of the FedExCup regular season, the weeklong charitable tournament is held Oct. 14-20 at the masterfully designed TPC Summerlin, where guests escape into an oasis situated within the natural desert and surrounded by the Las Vegas skyline and Red Rock mountains.
New this year, every ticket sold will grant access to The Hill, a luxurious 22,000-square-foot pavilion overlooking the 16th, 17th, and 18th holes. Premium food options and cold beverages including wine and spirits will be available for purchase for ticketholders while catching the tournament play from this unique vantage point. Guests will also enjoy comfortable seating and dozens of 50-inch, flat-screen televisions for viewing other high action sports during the event.
For the first time, single tickets for the increasingly popular fourth annual Women's Day luncheon held on Tuesday, October 15 will also be available for purchase on March 1. The Kick Off Your Heels luncheon will feature a delectable catered lunch and a highly anticipated key note speech from a prominent female leader in the community. Tickets are $125 per guest. Tables are available for purchase by calling 702-873-1010. This event sold out in 2012, so early purchases are encouraged.
About the 2013 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open:
The 2013 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open brings the FedExCup to Las Vegas as the PGA TOUR returns to the Las Vegas valley for the 31st consecutive year. Many of the top golfers in the world will participate in the competition and help support the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children®, from October 14 - 20.
About Shriners Hospitals for Children®: Shriners Hospitals for Children® is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. The 22 hospitals in the United States, Canada and Mexico provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.
About PGA TOUR
The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 100 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and PGA TOUR Canada.
The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to approximately 715 million households in 225 countries and territories in 29 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2011, tournaments on the three Tours generated more than $121 million for local charitable organizations, bringing the TOUR's all-time total of charitable contributions to more than $1.7 billion.
The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.com, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.