com Tour golf event taking shape at Panther Creek
There still a need for at least 150 more volunteers. And plenty of pro am spots are still available.
Given the fact the tournament wasn a reality until late January, McCarty believes significant progress has been made.
think we in pretty good shape right now, McCarty said Tuesday in a trailer office situated in Panther Creek's clubhouse parking lot.
should be able nike d width to put on a good show and get a lot of people out here. In the grand scheme of things, we where we want nike flyknit racer to be. Just getting people out here is the main thing, even if they not golf fans. and several other tournament staffers are employed by Bruno Event Team, a Birmingham, Alabama based sports management company. It essentially one notch below the PGA Tour, with primarily young pros trying to earn their way onto the big tour.
world class golf, but they just either young or haven quite been able to put it together yet, McCarty said of the 156 man field coming to Panther Creek.
guys are the best 151st to 300th golfers in the world, if you will. They average to 320 (yards) off the tee. McCarty said efforts continue to land a title sponsor for the tournament. But with the support of the PGA Tour, this year show will go on regardless.
But McCarty said a number of other businesses have signed on for other sponsorships, including purchasing skyboxes at the 18th green.
gotten good response for skyboxes, he said. 18th green will be virtually enclosed between skyboxes and spectator bleachers.
have an LED video board at 18, also. It have the look and feel of a big time event. Single day tickets are $10 in advance or $15 that day. All proceeds from ticket sales will be divided among three local charities: SPARC, United Cerebral Palsy of Land of Lincoln and Contact Ministries.
McCarty said about 150 volunteers have signed up, and the tournament will need approximately 300 next month. That significantly fewer than the roughly 1,000 who were needed for the LPGA State Farm Classic.
Also free of charge will be spectator parking at Chatham Glenwood High School. Shuttle service will be provided to and from Panther Creek, similar to the arrangement the last few nike 2 strap slides years of the State Farm Classic.
been to plenty of tournaments where it was a 30 minute (shuttle) ride to the course, McCarty said. about 10 minutes from Glenwood, or even shorter if you get all the green lights.