MAHWAH, N.J., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions, today announced its presence at the 2016 DEAN & DELUCA Invitational – one of the most historic events of the PGA TOUR. Stryker will stop at the Colonial Country Club for the first time, to educate golf fans about the importance of joint health through the company's most recent fan-focused activation, the Stryker Challenge.
Stryker recognizes fans' enthusiasm for the tournament's 70th anniversary and has dedicated efforts to enhance the experience of tournament goers. Located within the Stryker Mobility Zone – the premiere on-site destination for learning about joint health – the Stryker Challenge enhances the overall fan experience with interactive, educational activities to test participants' knowledge of joint health, mobility and golf. Fans who participate and complete the Stryker Challenge will have the opportunity to enter for the chance to win a trip for two to TPC® Sawgrass to play alongside former PLAYERS Championship winners and longtime Stryker ambassadors, Fred Funk and Hal Sutton. 1, 2
In addition, local orthopaedic surgeons will be on-site, providing joint health assessments and information about how Stryker products may help patients return to their everyday activities post-surgery. Lastly, as an added component to 2016, the Stryker Mobility Zone will be offering hats for sale to benefit K9s For Warriors, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing service canines to military veterans suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury or other military trauma as a result of military service post 9/11.
"It's exciting for Stryker to be at such a remarkable tournament interacting with fans and raising awareness about joint health," said Bill Huffnagle, President, Reconstructive Division, Stryker. "The Stryker Challenge is a new feature that gives fans an opportunity to become educated about joint health and the importance of living an active lifestyle."
To demonstrate its commitment to motivating fans to stay active, the company will also be hosting the Stryker Health Walk at the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational. The Health Walk highlights 7-10 health facts and tips along the course for fans to follow as they watch a round of golf.
For more information, please visit StrykerChallenge.com.
- Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) are not eligible to enter the Stryker Challenge Sweepstakes or participate in the any of these promotions. HCPs are defined as those individuals or entities involved in the provision of health care services and/or items to patients, which purchase, lease, recommend, use, arrange for the purchase or lease of, or prescribe Stryker's products.
- No purchase necessary to enter or win Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited by law. For official rules visit StrykerChallenge.com. Open to legal residents of the US & US Territories, 21+ as of date of entry. Sweepstakes begins at 12 am ET on 3/21/16 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on 11/13/16. Sponsored by Stryker.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
About PGA TOUR
The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR China.
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 the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to more than 1 billion households in 226 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2015, tournaments across all Tours generated a record $160 million for local and national charitable organizations, bringing the all-time total to $2.3 billion.
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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