Tee It Up and Play with a PGA TOUR Pro in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Championship Pro Am

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Tweet it: Get in the game @ShrinersOpen Champ Pro Am, 10/16! Buy a raffle ticket for a shot to play w/a @PGATOUR pro! #Golf http://pitch.pe/15vG5vi.


(Las Vegas) This year, the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open will allow golf fans to purchase raffle tickets for the first time for a chance to play in the Championship Pro Am, Wednesday, Oct. 16, and go inside the ropes alongside a PGA TOUR professional.

For each ticket purchased, supporters will earn one entry in the raffle to win a coveted spot in the prestigious event. One winner, selected at random on Media Day by reigning champion, Ryan Moore, will receive a one-night hotel accommodation, Pro Am contestant badge, an invitation for two to the Pro Am Pairings Party on Tuesday, October 15, four weeklong grounds badges to the tournament and a gift package valued at $1,000.

Tickets are available for purchase for $100 each by contacting Stephanie Maes at smaes@shrinershospitalsopen.com or 702-589-4949. A limited quantity is available, and all proceeds will benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children and its mission to provide specialty care for children regardless of a family’s ability to pay.

For more information about the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and the Championship Pro Am, visit www.shrinershospitalsopen.com/ChampionshipProAm.

Rules for eligibility: Regulations placed by the Clark County Gaming Control Board require that the purchaser be a resident in one of the following counties to be eligible: Clark-NV, Lincoln-NV, Nye-NV, Mojave-AZ, San Bernadino-CA.

About the 2013 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open
The 2013 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open brings the FedExCup to Las Vegas as the PGA TOUR returns to the Las Vegas valley for the 31st consecutive year. Many of the top golfers in the world will participate in the competition and help support the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children®, from October 14 – 20.

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About Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children® is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. The 22 hospitals in the United States, Canada and Mexico provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The PGA TOUR is the world’s premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 100 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and PGA TOUR Canada.

The PGA TOUR’s mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.

The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.com, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

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