2019 BMW CHAMPIONSHIP TICKETS, HOLIDAY PACKAGES AVAILABLE NOW

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MEDINAH, Ill. (Nov. 30, 2018) – Tickets for the 2019 BMW Championship at Medinah Country Club are now available, the Western Golf Association announced today.

Fans may order their 2019 BMW Championship tickets at www.bmwchampionship.com. Grounds, upgraded Trophy Club, 1899 Club and Green Coat Club tickets are currently available in limited quantities. A variety of corporate hospitality options also are available.

Medinah will host the BMW Championship, which is the second of three PGA TOUR FedExCup Playoff events. In 2019, the BMW Championship, traditionally played in September after Labor Day, will move to the week of Aug. 13-18.

Exclusive holiday ticket packages for the 2019 BMW Championship are available from now through Jan. 4, 2019. Patrons who purchase a date-specific tournament round Trophy Club ticket via the special offer link here will receive a complimentary BMW Championship folding chair, a $25 value, and a slightly lower ticket price. Attendees will be issued a special voucher to pick up the item upon arrival at the BMW Championship in August.

Trophy Club tickets are $105 for championship rounds Thursday through Sunday, and $390 for a weekly booklet.

The Trophy Club is a hospitality venue located on the 18th fairway, with food and beverages available for purchase. The Trophy Club offers a climate controlled venue with a sports bar atmosphere, executive restrooms, flat screen televisions and a video screen as well as large outdoor open seating. Children ages 16 and younger do not need a ticket if accompanied by a ticketed adult.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing the world’s top PGA TOUR professionals to Medinah Country Club and Chicagoland’s tremendous golf fan base,” said Vince Pellegrino, Western Golf Association senior vice president of tournaments. “Given the overwhelming excitement already received about the 2019 BMW Championship returning to such a historic venue, we expect the general tickets and holiday packages to sell out quickly.”

The 2019 BMW Championship will mark the first time the tournament has been played at Medinah Country Club since 1966, when it was known as the Western Open.

The BMW Championship will feature the top 70 PGA TOUR players vying to earn one of 30 spots in the season-ending TOUR Championship and the chance to be crowned FedExCup champion. Past BMW Championship winners include defending champion Keegan Bradley, Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Zach Johnson, Justin Rose and Tiger Woods.

Proceeds from the 2019 BMW Championship will help fund Evans Scholarships for caddies. Since 2007, the BMW Championship has raised more than $28 million for college scholarships for deserving caddies of modest means.

For more information about the 2019 BMW Championship or to purchase tickets, visit www.bmwchampionship.com.

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About the BMW Championship

The BMW Championship dates back to 1899 when it debuted as the Western Open, making it the third-oldest tournament on the PGA TOUR schedule, behind only the British Open and U.S. Open. BMW has sponsored the tournament since 2007 when it became the penultimate event of the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs. The BMW Championship features a field of the top 70 players in the FedExCup standings to determine the final 30 players for the FedExCup finale at the TOUR Championship in Atlanta. Since 2007, the BMW Championship has contributed more than $28 million to the Evans Scholars Foundation, the event’s charitable beneficiary. To learn more, visit www.bmwchampionship.com.

About Medinah Country Club

Founded in the 1920s by a group of Shriners, Medinah Country Club boasts three golf courses, all originally designed by famed golf course architect Tom Bendelow. The massive 120,000-square foot clubhouse designed by Richard Schmid is a unique architectural blend with Byzantine, Oriental and Louis XIV influences. Medinah Country Club is one of the Chicago area’s best-known venues for championship golf. Course No. 3 has hosted the Ryder Cup (2012), three U.S. Opens (1949, 1975, and 1990), two PGA Championships (1999, 2006), three Western Opens (1946, 1962 and 1966), the U.S. Senior Open (1988) and other events in the pre-PGA TOUR era.

 About the Western Golf Association

The Western Golf Association conducts six national golf championships and sponsors the nationally acclaimed Evans Scholars Foundation. Headquartered in Golf, Illinois, the organization was founded in 1899 by 11 Chicago-area golf clubs to promote their interests in golf. In addition to the BMW Championship, the WGA conducts four prestigious amateur championships, the Western Amateur, the Western Junior, and the Women’s Western Golf Association’s Amateur and Junior championships. Starting in 2019, the WGA also is conducting the Evans Scholars Invitational on the Web.com Tour. To learn more, visit www.wgaesf.org.

About the Evans Scholars Foundation

Established by famed amateur golfer Charles Chick Evans Jr., the Evans Scholars Foundation provides full housing and tuition college scholarships to high-achieving caddies from across the country. The Program, supported by the Western Golf Association, is funded by contributions from more than 31,800 donors nationwide, including Evans Scholars Alumni, as well as proceeds from WGA championships. Since the Program’s inception in 1930, more than 10,800 caddies nationwide have graduated as Evans Scholars. To learn more, visitwww.wgaesf.org.

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Glen Turk is a Wisconsin native who has been the Senior Writer/Editor of Midwest Golfing Magazine since 2006. Besides being an avid golfer, Glen enjoys traveling, music, and cheering on the finest professional sports team of all-time, the Green Bay Packers. Glen’s ultimate golf goal is to play in all fifty states and currently he is more than half way there. His other dream, albeit far-fetched, it to record an ace in all seven states of our distribution area. Thanks to an ace in Illinois in 2015, and one in Michigan in 2016, he has three down, four to go!

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