Eleven community and business leaders have decided to support the Wichita Open and the youth of Wichita by becoming Wichita Open Ambassadors since the conclusion of the 2021 event.
Their involvement cements a milestone never achieved before – 50 Wichita Open Ambassadors.
“This now makes 11 new ambassadors since the end of our 2021 tournament and gets us to our goal of 50! I am personally truly amazed and so – so grateful” according to Tournament Director Roy Turner.
New Ambassadors since the conclusion of the 2021 tournament:
- Commerce Bank
- Dwell RealEstate Group at KW Signature Partners LLC
- Equity Bank
- Fee Insurance
- Hays Companies, A Division of Brown & Brown
- Jason Judkins
- Keystone Solid Surfaces
- Pella Products of Kansas
- Phoenix Home Care and Hospice
- Sunflower Bank
- The Belmont
Charles Hamrick, Sr. Director, Tournament Business and Sponsor Relations commented on the tournament’s milestone and ambassador program, “The Ambassador program showcases the power of the Wichita community and encapsulates the community spirit that the PGA TOUR is all about. We could not be more excited to celebrate the addition of the 50th Ambassador. We commend the entire group on the consistent role they play in making this one the best events on our Tour, and the impact they have on all the charities that the Wichita Open benefitting KU Wichita Pediatrics has supported over the years.”
The Wichita Open 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 Wichita Open Benefitting KU Wichita Pediatrics will be returning to Crestview Country Club the week of June 13-19.
The Wichita Open Benefitting KU Wichita Pediatrics is a 72-hole competition featuring 156 players from around the world. Debuting in 1990, the tournament is one of four original tour stops that remain on the current schedule.
The event has been played at Crestview Country Club since 2000.