HYUNDAI ANNOUNCES PGA TOUR TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIP IN LOS ANGELES

Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 by in Hyundai Canada

01/20/2016, Fountain Valley, CA and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 20, 2016 – The PGA TOUR and Hyundai announced now an agreement commencing in 2017 that will make Hyundai a new pretension unite of a TOUR’s longstanding contest during Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles.

Hyundai, that has a U.S. domicile in circuitously Fountain Valley, Calif., will be changeable a prior sponsorship from a Tournament of Champions in Hawaii to what now is a Northern Trust Open.

Yesterday, it was announced that Northern Trust will reinstate Barclays as pretension unite of a initial FedExCup Playoff contest hold annually in a New York/New Jersey area, also commencement in 2017.

“Considering that Hyundai Motor America is headquartered and heavily invested in a larger Los Angeles area, this is a ideal fit for Hyundai’s long-term prophesy and goals as a contest sponsor,” pronounced PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem. “Hyundai is a superb partner that has actively promoted a Hyundai Tournament of Champions given apropos pretension unite in 2011 and used a eventuality to enlarge recognition of a code and products. We are really vehement to continue a attribute with Hyundai and demeanour brazen to assisting with a transition to Riviera Country Club for 2017.”

“The PGA TOUR’s Los Angeles contest is a signature golf eventuality in a country’s second-biggest market, is promote nationally on CBS and is located in a backyard of Hyundai’s domicile in Orange County,” pronounced Dave Zuchowski, boss and CEO, Hyundai Motor America. “During a past 6 years, we’ve continued to enhance a attribute with a diversion of golf and there is no improved contest for us to be compared with. We can’t wait to showcase Hyundai vehicles to a millions of Los Angeles golf fans and those examination on TV and, many importantly, stability a event’s prolonged story of free activities.”

“It’s value adding that Hyundai had a extensive 6 years as pretension unite of a Hyundai Tournament of Champions and helped rouse a status of a tournament, while creation a poignant impact on countless internal organizations in Hawaii,” pronounced Zuchowski. “The contest is in a position of strength and we demeanour brazen to examination a continued success.”

An critical aspect of Hyundai’s sponsorship of a Tournament of Champions has been a free work by Hyundai Hope On Wheels, a inhabitant eccentric 501(c)(3) nonprofit classification committed to assisting kids quarrel cancer. The module is upheld by Hyundai Motor America and a some-more than 830 dealers nationwide. In organisation with a Hyundai Tournament of Champions, some-more than $550,000 has been donated to a Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women Children.

Beginning in 2017, Hyundai Hope On Wheels will be integrated into a free activities of a tournament.

The PGA TOUR is committed to identifying a new pretension unite for a Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

Hyundai will be aligning with one of a longest-running tournaments on a PGA TOUR. It debuted in 1926 during Los Angeles Country Club as a Los Angeles Open. The contest was staged during several courses via a Los Angeles area before henceforth settling during Riviera Country Club in 1973.

Northern Trust became pretension unite in 2008 and over a past 8 years has helped revive a repute as a premier eventuality on a PGA TOUR. The purse was immediately increasing by $1 million in Northern Trust’s initial year and a free contributions began to grow. In 2015, some-more than $2 million was given to non-profit organizations in a larger Los Angeles area, lifting sum contributions given Northern Trust became concerned to $11.7 million and a tournament’s all-time contributions to some-more than $60 million.

“I would be lingering not to acknowledge a extensive work Northern Trust has finished to assistance energise a tournament,” Finchem said. “We demeanour brazen to carrying another superb Northern Trust Open subsequent month (February 25-31) and are vehement about a arriving changes for 2017 as we acquire Hyundai in Los Angeles and The Northern Trust during Glen Oaks Club in Old Westbury (Long Island, N.Y.).”

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