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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The Air Capital Classic Supporting Wichita’s Youth, conducted annually at Crestview Country Club in Wichita, Kan., was awarded with the Tour’s “Outstanding Achievement Award” at the PGA TOUR’s Tournament Meetings on Thursday, December 7 in Boca Raton, Fla.

“We are honored to present the Air Capital Classic Supporting Wichita’s Youth with this year’s Outstanding Achievement Award,” said Tour President Dan Glod. “After more than two decades as one of the strongest events on our schedule, the Air Capital Classic continues to grow each year, the tournament team excelled across all fronts in delivering their best tournament to date and making a significant impact in the Wichita community.”

The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes the tournament which developed and implemented a new promotion or activity with measurable results, driving sales, attendance and media coverage. The Air Capital Classic succeeded on all three fronts via the following achievements:

  • Highest Revenue
  • Highest Charitable Donation
  • Highest Attendance
  • Highest Economic Impact
  • Highest Number of Ambassadors

“We are proud of our accomplishments and the recognition the Air Capital Classic event has brought to our community,” said Roy Turner, Air Capital Classic Tournament Director.

The tournament is supported by generous contributions of time and funds from Air Capital Classic Ambassadors.  This unique Ambassador Program was established as a means for community and business leaders to assist in diversifying the sponsorship base and solidifying the future of the Air Capital Classic.  This program provides the capital foundation for the tournament which generates nearly $200,000 in revenue for local charities has a $6.5 million economic impact.  

The 2018 Air Capital Classic Supporting Wichita’s Youth will again be played at Crestview Country Club the week of June 18-24.