More Partners/Sponsorship coming in for Wyndham Golf Championships at Sedgefield CC

Posted by Andy Durham on July 26, 2011 at 5:23 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

SUNBRELLAR JOINS WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP AS PREMIER PARTNER

Tournament adds Youth Golf Clinics and Fan Comfort Zone

GREENSBORO, N.C. – SunbrellaR, a brand of Glen Raven, Inc. in Alamance
County, is the newest Wyndham Championship premier partner, it was announced
today. The 72nd annual Wyndham Championship presented by BB&T is set for
Aug. 15-21 at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.

Sunbrella joins a list of premier partners that includes Flow Automotive,
Harris Teeter, McConnell Golf and VF Corporation. The premier partner is
the third-highest sponsorship level following title sponsor Wyndham
Worldwide and local presenting sponsor BB&T.

“We really appreciate Glen Raven’s continued support of the Wyndham
Championship and their increased commitment as our newest premier partner,”
tournament director Mark Brazil said. “A few years ago, the overwhelming
majority of our sponsorship dollars came from Guilford County companies. By
using the Wyndham Championship to help promote regionalism, more than half
of our sponsorship dollars now come from throughout the Piedmont Triad, and
with Glen Raven located in Alamance County, that percentage is now even
higher.”

“We are proud to be associated with the Wyndham Championship to help promote
our region and to provide our neighbors with a chance to experience
Sunbrella fabrics in a way they’ve never been able to,” Glen Raven CEO Allen
Gant, Jr. said. “We look forward to all of the opportunities that come with
being a premier partner of such a great event.”

Glen Raven’s additional sponsorship will include Sunbrella golf clinics with
PGA TOUR professionals throughout the Piedmont Triad during tournament week.
In addition, a new fan experience called the Sunbrella Comfort Zone will be
located at the 12th hole. The Sunbrella Kid Zone also returns to the
clubhouse area with inflatable slides suitable for kids of all ages.

Celebrating 50 years of innovation in 2011, the Sunbrella brand
revolutionized the way the world thinks of beautiful performance fabrics
with its entrance to the marketplace in 1961. Today, durable, easy-care
Sunbrella fabrics are available in thousands of sophisticated styles,
patterns and colors for wherever people live, work and play. For more
information, please visit www.sunbrella.com .

Contested annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country
Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship was founded in 1938 and
is the seventh oldest event on the PGA TOUR. Tickets are available at
www.wyndhamchampionship.com or through the tournament office. The
tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Worldwide, presenting sponsor BB&T
and Premier Partners, Flow Automotive, Harris Teeter, McConnell Golf,
SunbrellaR 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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