PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- QuintEvents, a leader in major-event travel, hospitality and ticket packages, launches a new partnership with THE PLAYERS Championship to become the Official Experience Provider for this annual PGA TOUR event held May 10-15, 2016, at The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach.
THE PLAYERS is favored for its island-green 17th hole, The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass and the finest field in golf, as well as its commitment to providing the best fan experience in all of professional golf.
"We are very excited to join forces with the PGA TOUR to provide golf fans with the greatest golf experience available, THE PLAYERS Experiences," says QuintEvents' C.E.O. Brian Learst. "This is our first Official relationship with the PGA TOUR and we are eager about the incredible experience our clients will have in THE PLAYERS Club, the centerpiece of the program."
THE PLAYERS Experiences program will provide a complete set of travel experience packages, including THE PLAYERS Club and Greenside Lounge tickets and hospitality, accommodations at various hotels, including the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa, ground transportation, valet parking, celebrity appearances and more.
"With QuintEvents' reputation as the gold standard of their industry, it made perfect sense to partner with them on our super high-end products, in particular, the launch of our VIP program," explains Matt Rapp, executive director of THE PLAYERS Championship, said. "Their database is full of discerning individuals that expect nothing but the best when they travel to sports or entertainment venues, and they will provide a fantastic complement to the strong corporate base that has already secured space in THE PLAYERS Club."
The program guarantees authenticity of the tickets to the practice and tournament rounds of the Championship, available for individual days or the full week, with access options to several levels of premium hospitality. Practice Round packages are available Tuesday and Wednesday of the Championship, while Tournament Round package-holders gain access Thursday, Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday.
THE PLAYERS Club features:
- Exclusive Clubhouse access and hospitality directly overlooking the 18th green and 17th tee
- Premium open bar and gourmet food
- $500 merchandise credit toward exclusive THE PLAYERS Championship product, which can only be purchased in the clubhouse during the tournament
- Valet parking
- State-of-the-art RFID and viewing technology to allow THE PLAYERS Club patrons to pre-select food and drink options, as well as watch all 18 holes live as their favorite golfers progress through the tournament
Hospitality at the Greenside Lounge, located adjacent to the 9th Green and within close proximity of the 18th Green, back practice area, practice range and TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse, will also be available all week. Guests here will enjoy a climate-controlled venue with comfortable seating, large-screen TVs and private restrooms, as well as a shaded, open-air exterior courtyard. Upgraded food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Tiered offerings will meet different budget and experience needs, ranging from $529 to $9,500 per person, with customized group packages available. All Official Ticket Packages are sold on a first come, first-served basis. More information on these Official Experience Packages can be found at here or by calling 1-866-834-8663.
For real-time program, event and VIP updates, use the hashtag #THEPLAYERSVIP.
About THE PLAYERS Championship
THE PLAYERS Championship annually combines the best field in golf with the world-class venue that is THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. PwC and Optum are the exclusive Proud Partners of THE PLAYERS. Proceeds from THE PLAYERS benefit Northeast Florida charities and have totaled more than $75 million since the event moved to Ponte Vedra Beach in 1977, including a record $8.1 million generated in 2015. In April 2011, THE PLAYERS announced a new charitable focus, committing to generate $50 million for youth-related charities over the next 10 years. For more on THE PLAYERS and the surrounding area, visit www.PGATOUR.com/THEPLAYERS or www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com.
QuintEvents delivers high impact official experience packages with unmatched access and exclusive perks to over 65 events around the world. QuintEvents is the only event company with official relationships with some of the world's most prestigious event organizers, including the NBA, Kentucky Derby®, Breeders' Cup®, Belmont Stakes, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Circuit of The Americas™, Formula One Paddock Club™, MotoGP VIP Village™, UFC®, College Football Playoff, Barrett-Jackson, Gran Premio de México, Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, America's Cup World Series New York, The Players® Championship and more. To see the QuintEvents experience, watch this video.