|The PGA of America and Pro Football Hall Of Fame Teaming Up For One-Of-A-Kind 'Hall Of Fame Invitational' for Charity During 2012 Ryder Cup Week|
|The Hall of Fame Invitational, which gives participants the opportunity to play golf with a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will be held Sept. 27 at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia, Ill. All proceeds from the event will benefit the PGA Foundation and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.|
$500 Early Sign-Up Incentive For Those Who Register By July 17
All Participants Receive Two Weekly Ryder Cup Tickets
MEDINAH, Ill. (July 11, 2012) – The PGA of America is pleased to partner with the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the Hall of Fame Invitational to be held Sept. 27 at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia, Ill.
This officially sanctioned Ryder Cup event combines two of the world's greatest sports and gives participants the rare opportunity to play a classic championship golf course with a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. All proceeds from the event will benefit the PGA Foundation and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
To date, confirmed Pro Football Hall of Fame participants include Dermontti Dawson, Chris Doleman, Marshall Faulk, Dan Hampton, Mike Haynes, James Lofton, Randall McDaniel, Warren Moon, Anthony Munoz, Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas and Kellen Winslow.
"The PGA of America is thrilled to host the Hall of Fame Invitational in conjunction with the Pro Football Hall of Fame," said Michael Belot, 2012 Ryder Cup Director. "This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fans to spend a day golfing with their football heroes and gain admittance to the 2012 Ryder Cup, which is a sold-out event."
The 2012 Ryder Cup will be held Sept. 25-30 at historic Medinah (Ill.) Country Club near Chicago.
Hall of Fame Invitational: Participant Experience
Each package includes the following:
The Hall of Fame Invitational format and details are as follows:
"The Hall of Fame Invitational is a wonderful way to bring together the great sports of football and golf while celebrating the 2012 Ryder Cup," said George Veras, President/CEO of Pro Football Hall of Fame Enterprises. "Participants are going to have an unforgettable experience, and on behalf of everyone at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, we're looking forward to a terrific day on the course."
To purchase a spot in the event, please contact Meghan Shanfelter at (630) 788-5593 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the 2012 Ryder Cup, please visit rydercup.com.
About the 2012 Ryder Cup
The Ryder Cup, recognized as the pre-eminent international team event in golf, has since expanded to involve the finest players of Europe. The United States has posted 25 victories, Great Britain/Europe has won 11 times, and there have been two ties. Europe currently has possession of the Ryder Cup trophy, thanks to a thrilling 14 1/2-13 1/2 victory over the United States in October 2010 in Wales.
The 39th Ryder Cup will be held September 25-30 at Medinah (Ill.) Country Club.
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