WICHITA, KS – Air Capital Classic Alums comprise almost 25% of 2016 Master’s Field.
Twenty-one former Air Capital Classic players are part of the ninety-man 2016 Masters field including former champions Jason Dufner and Scott Piercy.
Notable Air Capital Classic Alumni includes:
The 2016 Air Capital Classic will be held at its reigning home for the last 15 years—Crestview Country Club—from June 16th to June 26th, with competition rounds from the 23rd to the 26th.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH and DAYTONA, Florida – The PGA TOUR and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) announced today that they have formalized their longstanding cooperative relationship by entering into a long-term, written strategic alliance agreement designed to further promote the growth of golf. This partnership between the leading men’s and women’s professional golf tours will include areas such as schedule coordination, joint marketing programs, domestic television representation, digital media and exploring the potential development of joint events.
“From our collaboration in bringing golf back as an Olympic sport as joint members of the International Golf Federation to our cooperation in helping to grow the game of golf as part of the World Golf Foundation, our two organizations have had a long history of working together for the common good of our sport,” said PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem. “Extending our relationship with the LPGA into these new areas is a natural extension of this work and collaboration.”
“We believe the PGA TOUR has significant expertise in the areas that we will focus on together and working more closely with them carries with it the very real potential of positively impacting our members, our tournaments, and our ability to grow our sport around the world,” said LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan. “We look forward to working with the PGA TOUR team to deliver a positive impact for our sport.”
Both organizations emphasized that while the alliance strengthens their relationship and the potential benefits of working together in these various areas are attractive for the overall growth of the sport, the alliance involves no formal financial investment or transfer of ownership or control. Both parties remain wholly separate and independent organizations.
WICHITA, KS – Ron and Susan Niswander Join Ranks of Air Capital Classic Ambassadors.
Ron and Susan Niswander are the latest Air Capital Classic ambassadors.
“The Niswanders have been long-time supporters and attendees at our event. Their decision to become involved in a more meaningful way as ambassadors is greatly appreciated, “Tournament Director Roy said.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida – The PGA TOUR today announced the 2016 Web.com Tour schedule, which features 25 tournaments, played in 15 states and five countries outside the United States, and culminates with the four-event Web.com Tour Finals in September and October.
The season-long chase for 50 available PGA TOUR cards encompasses a 21-event Regular Season that runs from next week’s season-opening Panama Claro Championship in late January through the WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft Nabisco in late August and will end at the Web.com Tour Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. the week of October 3-9.
Ten events will air on Golf Channel in the United States, including all four Web.com Tour Finals tournaments. The Web.com Tour will be seen in 180 other countries and territories, reaching a potential 300 million households across 35 channels outside the United States via the PGA TOUR’s international broadcasting operation.
“Entering our fourth year of the Web.com Tour serving as the primary path to the PGA TOUR, we are seeing the positive impact that the scheduling changes have had on the development of the next generation of TOUR stars,” said PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem. “Three of the first four events in the 2015-16 TOUR season were won by players who competed in the Web.com Tour Finals, which continue to provide a dramatic ending to an exciting Regular Season for our fans.”
Wichita, KS: Newest Air Capital Classic Ambassador is Linen King
Linen King joins 20 business and community leaders to become the newest Air Capital Classic Ambassador.
Linen King, founded in 1999 and based in Tulsa, OK is a regional leader in healthcare laundry services. Linen King’s current regional footprint now includes more than 150,000 square feet in healthcare laundry facilities in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas and they process more than 50 million pounds of healthcare laundry annually.
“Linen King is proud of its connection and relationship with the major healthcare facilities and hospitals in Wichita, KS and looks forward to its involvement in this premier event,” said Leonard McCullough, CEO of Linen King.
“We are honored to have Linen King, a regional leader in its field, join our other ambassadors and are thankful for their decision to become involved in our event,” Tournament Director Roy Turner said. The Air Capital Classic Ambassador program encourages and provides a way for its members to get involved by:
The 2016 event will be held at its reigning home for the last 15 years—Crestview Country Club—from June 16th to June 26th, with competition rounds from the 23rd to the 26th.