Attention golf fans! If you’re planning on attending the 2012 Chiquita Classic, you can buy your tickets today and designate your purchase as a donation for Catawba Lands Conservancy! The golf tournament – which is one of the premier annual stops on the Nationwide Tour, the “Official Proving Ground for the PGA TOUR” – will be held near Charlotte at The Club at Longview from Sept. 24-30, 2012.
Catawba Lands Conservancy is participating in Tickets Fore Charity, a fundraising opportunity that provides nonprofit organizations the ability to benefit from the sale of tickets for the tournament.
Here’s how it works: when you buy a ticket to the tournament by way of the event website, please designate Catawba Lands Conservancy as your charity of choice. If you select Catawba Lands Conservancy, The Chiquita Classic will give 100 percent – yes 100% – of each ticket sale back to us! You can also purchase tickets by using this form. This fundraiser is an incredible opportunity to raise funds and garner support for CLC!
Tickets to the tournament are affordable: one-day access tickets are $10.00 and all-week access tickets (Thursday through Sunday) are just $30.00. Let’s support this tournament and land conservation in the process! Share this tournament and ticket information with family, friends and your other social networks!
Check out the 2012 Chiquita Classic website, www.chiquitaclassic.com, for more information about the tournament. The Club at Longview is located at 8801 Longview Club Drive in the Town on Weddington, Union County.
Here is more information to make sure your ticket donation benefits Catawba Lands Conservancy:
You can also fill out this form and mail it with a check to Chiquita’s Cincinnati office. You will also be able to select and support the Carolina Thread Trail, too! Thanks for your continued support!
More background information from Chiquita:
The Chiquita Classic
The Chiquita Classic is a premier stop on the Nationwide Tour combining a unique blend of the top up-and-coming professional players in the world with some of the best collegiate amateurs in the country. The 2012 tournament will be held at The Club at Longview during the week of September 24-30. You are invited to enjoy a tournament week that will include a free Junior Clinic, Putting Contests and special price beverage promotions for fifteen minutes each time a Nationwide Tour pro birdies the 17th hole. Don’t miss your chance to see “PGA TOUR Driven” golf action while supporting an important event with proceeds benefitting many worthwhile charities. To learn more about the Chiquita Classic, please visit www.chiquitaclassic.com.The Chiquita Classic is operated by Tournaments For Charity.
The Nationwide Tour
Founded in 1990, owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Nationwide Tour identifies those players who are ready to compete and win on golf’s biggest stage. As the “official proving ground” of the PGA TOUR, two out of three PGA TOUR members are Nationwide Tour alumni. Nationwide Tour alumni have won 260 PGA TOUR titles, including 13 majors and three PLAYERS Championships. Twenty-five PGA TOUR cards and $17.4 million were at stake over the course of 29 events in 2011. Recognizing the Tour’s growing stature, Nationwide Insurance has renewed its umbrella sponsorship of the Nationwide Tour through 2012. The PGA TOUR, through the efforts of its three tours and their tournaments, sponsors, players, and volunteers, supports over 2,000 local charities and has surpassed $1.3 billion in charitable giving.
Charity Ticket Program
The Chiquita Classic is seeking to make an impact on Charlotte and its surrounding areas by raising money for local charities. For every ticket you purchase with this order form, 100% of the ticket price will be returned to Catawba Lands Conservancy to assist them in making a difference in the community. Come and enjoy the excitement of the Chiquita Classic while supporting CLC!