GREENSBORO, N.C. – Golf Channel’s Golf Central will originate live and on-site at the 75th anniversary of the Wyndham Championship, the tournament announced today. The tournament begins Monday at Sedgefield Country Club.
The Golf Central studio will be housed in a 36 x 36, two-story tent adjacent to the Irwin Smallwood Media Center at the Wyndham Championship. Golf Central Pre and Post Game shows will surround coverage of the Wyndham Championship and originate live from the Sedgefield Country Club next week. These shows will provide an additional five and a half hours of live television coverage of the 75th anniversary Wyndham Championship.
The Golf Central studio tent includes seating for 20 VIP Wyndham guests at each show. Event patrons will have numerous opportunities to win tickets to watch the shows throughout the week. Patrons can win tickets by registering at Wyndham Worldwide’s “Key To Wyn” located adjacent to the Sedgefield putting green, at an on-site Twitter vending machine, through participation in the tournament’s Tropical Wear contest on Saturday, Aug. 16 or by visiting the Wyndham Rewards location near the 10thgreen at Sedgefield.
“Having Golf Central at Sedgefield Country club during the week of the Wyndham will be a lot of fun,” Wyndham Championship tournament director Mark Brazil said. “Golf Central not only will be a great way to promote Wyndham Worldwide and the Wyndham Championship, but also will be a fantastic way to promote the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina during the 75thanniversary of the event.”
Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2014 and 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 sixth-oldest event on the PGA TOUR excluding the Majors. Tickets are available at Piedmont Triad Harris Teeter locations, www.wyndhamchampionship.com or through the tournament office. The tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Worldwide, presenting sponsor BB&T and Premier Partners, Cadillac, Harris Teeter, Lincoln Financial, McConnell Golf, New Breed Logistics, Sunbrella®, Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. 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. Stay connected with the Wyndham Championship through its social media channels, including the Wyndham Championship Facebook page, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, Flickr and YouTube.