Police, Fire, EMT and Military Personnel Receive
Complimentary Admission to Shriners Hospitals for Children Open
Las Vegas’ only PGA TOUR event, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, is inviting police, fire, EMT and active and retired military personnel to be the tournament’s guests with complimentary admission.
Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is offering two complimentary tickets to first responders and military personnel to attend the tournament Nov. 2 – 6. Active duty, Military Reserve, National Guard and Military Retirees will receive complimentary admission for their dependants as well.
The tournament will also treat first responders and military personnel to complimentary food and beverages inside its Birdies for the Brave Patriots’ Outpost located on the 9th green. Birdies for the Brave Patriots’ Outpost will be open exclusively to first responders and military personnel Nov. 3 – 6.
About the 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open:
The 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open brings the FedExCup to Las Vegas as the PGA TOUR returns to the Las Vegas valley for the 34th 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. 31 – Nov. 6 at TPC Summerlin. For more information, visit shrinershospitalsopen.com.
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 orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate. 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.
About PGA TOUR:
The PGA TOUR is the world’s premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning 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 China.
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 the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to more than 1 billion households in 227 countries and territories in 30 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2015, tournaments across all Tours generated a record $160 million for local and national charitable organizations, bringing the all-time total to $2.3 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.