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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:

  • Raising Charitable Donations for Local and National Organizations
  • Improving the Overall Quality and Success of the Event
  • Stabilizing the Tournament’s Future

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.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The Air Capital Classic presented by Aetna, conducted annually at Crestview Country Club in Wichita, Kan., was awarded with the Web.com Tour’s inaugural Best Pro-Am Experience Award at the PGA TOUR’s Tournament Meetings on Wednesday, December 2 in Miami, Fla.

“Pro-ams are such a key part of the Web.com Tour, as they allow our sponsors, fans and players to interact on a personal level that is unmatched in the realm of professional sports,” said Web.com Tour President Bill Calfee. “I am honored to present the Air Capital Classic presented by Aetna with our Best Pro-Am Experience Award. Roy Turner and his team did a wonderful job of making the annual Marge Page Pro-Am such a memorable experience for all who took part.”

The Pro-Am is named after Marge Page, who co-founded the Wichita Junior Golf Foundation in 1974 – a local initiative that has touched an estimated 26,000 kids in the area.

As the Web.com Tour event with the best pro-am experience, the Air Capital Classic presented by Aetna delivered on a number of unique fronts, including:

  • Pairings party held on the 18th green at Crestview Country Club.
  • Bullseye Battle during pairings party, which pins Web.com Tour pros against each other in a short game competition, raising $21,650 for local charities.
  • Custom wardrobe fittings for all pro-am participants, courtesy of Adidas.
  • Barbecue and margarita stations on the golf course during pro-am play.

“This award recognizes everyone whose efforts contribute to making our pro-am the event that it has become,” said Tournament Director Roy Turner, adding “thanks to all”.

The 2016 Air Capital Classic presented by Aetna will return to Crestview Country Club on June 23-26.

KeyConstruction

WICHITA, Kan. - Key Construction has partnered with the Air Capital Classic and 20 other community and business leaders by becoming the organization’s latest ambassador.

“Key Construction is proud to have been involved with the Air Capital Classic for a number of years now,” said Executive Vice President Rick McCafferty of Key Construction. “We’re excited to step up our commitment to this event, as it helps secure future events and provides so many benefits to our community. We are excited for next summer’s event because year after year, it provides a fantastic entertainment venue for our customers and employees!”

The Air Capital Classic Ambassador program encourages and provides a way for its members to get involved by:

  • Raising Charitable Donations for Local and National Organizations.
  • Improving the Overall Quality and Success of the Event.
  • Stabilizing the Tournament’s Future.

“We are honored to have Key Construction joining our other ambassadors and their involvement will be a great addition to the success of our event,” Tournament Director Roy Turner said.

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.