Wyndham welcomes new sponsor to family: American Express comes on board

Posted by Andy Durham on May 14, 2010 at 3:19 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

AMERICAN EXPRESS JOINS WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP FAMILY OF SPONSORS:

Credit Card Company will be Official Volunteer Sponsor

GREENSBORO, N.C. – American Express is the new Official Volunteer Sponsor
for the Wyndham Championship PGA TOUR event, it was announced today. The
71st annual Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 16-22, 2010. It is the
final regular-season PGA TOUR event before the FedExCup playoffs begin.

The American Express logo will appear on all volunteer clothing provided by
the tournament, and tournament volunteers will work out of the American
Express Volunteer Pavilion located near the first fairway at Sedgefield
Country Club and across the street from the putting green. American Express
will also host an expo inside the volunteer pavilion.

“American Express is delighted to serve as the tournament’s volunteer
sponsor,” said Sonya Conway, Director of Public Affairs & Communications.
“This is a natural fit for us because as a company we value and encourage
community service through our many philanthropic efforts. The Wyndham
Championship is a tremendous economic asset for our community, and it’s
important that we support it at the corporate and individual level.”

“We are very appreciative of American Express and their support of the
Wyndham Championship,” tournament director Mark Brazil said. “American
Express has a history of supporting volunteerism in their communities, and
we are grateful that they are doing it here in the Piedmont Triad.”

American Express is a global services company, providing customers with
access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build
business success. Learn more at americanexpress.com
and connect with us on
facebook.com/americanexpress
,
twitter.com/americanexpress
and
youtube.com/americanexpress
.

The 2010 Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 16-22 at Sedgefield Country
Club in Greensboro, N.C. Tickets are available at
www.wyndhamchampionship.com or
through the tournament office. The tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham
Worldwide and Premier Partners, BB&T, Flow Automotive, Harris Teeter, and VF
Corporation for their continued support. Additional tournament information,
including ticket packages and sponsorship information, is available at
www.wyndhamchampionship.com or
through the tournament office at (336) 379-1570. For more information about
Wyndham Worldwide, please visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com
.


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