MARGARITAVILLE AT THE WYNDHAM RETURNS; Sand Sculpture, Tropical Theme Also Back
GREENSBORO, N.C. – You can’t sail off to Antigua or see a volcano on the island of Montserrat at the Wyndham Championship, but you can definitely find land sharks circling around Margaritaville at the Wyndham because the hugely popular fan amenity is back! The 80th Wyndham Championship, which will determine the $10 Million Wyndham Rewards Top 10, is set for July 30-Aug. 4, 2019 at Sedgefield Country Club.
As it did in previous years, Margaritaville at the Wyndham will feature live music every day, upscale food & beverages, including margaritas and LandShark Lager, as well as a full menu of non-alcoholic options. Radio Margaritaville will broadcast live from Margaritaville at the Wyndham on Saturday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug. 4. Margaritaville at the Wyndham debuted at the Wyndham Championship in 2013 and remained the centerpiece of the tournament’s fan experience through 2016. After a one-year hiatus, it returned in 2018 and quickly became the center of the “Triad’s Party of the Year.”
“Having Margaritaville at the Wyndham back is huge,” tournament director Mark Brazil said. “They’re part of the fabric of this tournament; it’s packed just about all day every day of tournament week. It’s a great spot to hang out, and it’s kind of become the center of the tournament. It’s also really cool that Margaritaville has such a strong relationship with Wyndham Destinations so that’s a great tie-in for us.”
Also back this year is another fan favorite, the sand sculpture, on which artists create an ever-evolving sculpture throughout tournament week. Fans watch in amazement as the sand artists create an amazing sculpture from a truckload of sand. Tropical plants and palms will return to the tournament’s main entrance and throughout the Sedgefield grounds invoking a visit to a tropical paradise all while attending a PGA TOUR event.
About the Wyndham Championship:
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. The tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Rewards and presenting sponsor BB&T for their continued support. Additional tournament information is available at www.wyndhamchampionship.com and the tournament’s social media channels, including the Wyndham Championship Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.
About Wyndham Rewards:
Recently named the number one hotel rewards program by readers of USA TODAY, Wyndham Rewards® is the world’s most generous rewards program with more than 30,000 hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals worldwide. Designed for the everyday traveler, members earn a guaranteed 1,000 points with every qualified stay and may redeem points for a wide-range of rewards, including free nights at any of more than 9,000 hotels or tens of thousands of vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally through partnership with Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND) and others. Wyndham Rewards has over 75 million enrolled members around the globe. Join for free today at www.wyndhamrewards.com. You’ve earned this.®
About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts:
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world’s largest hotel franchising company, with approximately 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries on six continents. Through its network of approximately 812,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 20 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel Inn & Suites®, La Quinta®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, The Trademark Collection®, and Wyndham®. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is also a leading provider of hotel management services, with more than 400 properties under management. The Company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards® loyalty program offers more than 75 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rental properties globally. For more information, visit www.wyndhamhotels.com.
About Wyndham Destinations:
Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND) believes in putting the world on vacation. As the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, Wyndham Destinations offers everyday travelers the opportunity to own, exchange or rent their vacation experience while enjoying the quality, flexibility and value that Wyndham delivers. The company’s global presence in 110 countries means more vacation choices for its four million members and owner families, with 220 resorts that offer a contemporary take on the timeshare model – including vacation club brands CLUB WYNDHAM®, WorldMark® by Wyndham, and Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham – 4,300+ affiliated resorts through RCI, the world’s leader in vacation exchange, and 10,000 rental properties from coast to coast through Wyndham Vacation Rentals, North America’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business. Year after year, a worldwide team of 25,000 associates delivers exceptional vacation experiences to families around the globe as they make memories to last a lifetime. At Wyndham Destinations, our world is your destination. Learn more at wyndhamdestinations.com.
Courtesy of Rob Goodman, Wyndham Championship Director of Media Relations