AUTONATION RETURNS AS OFFICIAL COURTESY CAR
AND LUXURY VEHICLE AT
SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN OPEN
AutoNation returns as the Official Courtesy Car and for the first time, BMW Las Vegas and BMW Henderson will be the Official Luxury Vehicle for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open which will be held at TPC Summerlin Oct. 29 – Nov. 4.
“AutoNation is excited to return to the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open as the Official Courtesy Car and this year, we are so excited for AutoNation BMW to serve as the Official Luxury Vehicle of the tournament,” said Matt Hall, AutoNation Market President. “AutoNation loves supporting the mission of Shriners Hospitals of Children worldwide.”
AutoNation, the country’s largest automotive retailer, will once again provide each PGA TOUR player a sedan or SUV to use throughout the Shriners Open. At the conclusion of the tournament, fans will have the opportunity to purchase the courtesy vehicles and take home an exciting souvenir. Each vehicle sold will include a pin flag signed by the PGA TOUR professionals who used the vehicle during the event.
Attendees can share the thrills and beauty of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open with their friends on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Snapchat with help from the AutoNation Social Media Lounge located on the 15th Green. Inside the Social Media Lounge, spectators will find unbeatable views of the action on the course and an on-site charging station.
“We are so excited for our spectators to enjoy exciting AutoNation activations on the golf course throughout the tournament,” said Patrick Lindsey, Tournament Director. “Along with AutoNation, we are looking forward to providing a fun and memorable experience for our fans and players.”
Those interested in test driving a vehicle prior to the tournament will have the chance to receive “good for any one day” tickets to the event. Contact your local AutoNation dealership for details.
For more information, please visit: www.shrinershospitalsopen.com or call 702.873.1010.
About AutoNation, Inc.
AutoNation, America’s largest automotive retailer, through its bold leadership, innovation, and comprehensive brand extensions, is transforming the automotive industry. As of June 30, 2018, AutoNation owned and operated over 325 locations from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold over 11 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. AutoNation’s success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. Through its Drive Pink initiative, AutoNation is committed to drive out cancer, create awareness and support critical research. AutoNation continues to be a proud supporter of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and other cancer-related charities.
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About Shriners Hospitals for Children Open:
The 2018 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open brings the FedExCup to Las Vegas as the PGA TOUR returns to the Las Vegas valley for the 36th 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 Oct. 29 – Nov. 4 at TPC Summerlin.
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. Our 22 locations in the United States, Canada and Mexico provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate, regardless of the families’ ability to pay.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Learn more at shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.
About PGA TOUR:
By showcasing golf’s greatest players, the PGA TOUR engages, inspires and positively impacts our fans, partners and communities worldwide.
The PGA TOUR co-sanctions more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR Series-China. Members on the PGA TOUR represent the world’s best players, hailing from 25 countries (85 members are from outside the United States). Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to more than 1 billion households in 226 countries and territories in 23 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations to maximize charitable giving. In 2017, tournaments across all Tours generated a record of more than $180 million for local and national charitable organizations, bringing the all-time total to $2.65 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, Florida.