MAHWAH, N.J., April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics is pleased to announce its third tournament stop of 2017 at the RBC Heritage. During its first-ever appearance at the iconic golf course in Hilton Head Island, SC, Stryker will aim to enhance the golf fan experience by providing education on joint health, as well as the opportunity to learn about Stryker products and participate in interactive activities at The Mobility Zone.
At the tournament, Stryker will showcase its commitment to educate tournament goers about the importance of leading an active lifestyle and having healthy joints. Inside The Mobility Zone - the premiere destination designed to educate fans on the importance of joint health – fans can partake in the new Stryker Challenge – a hands-on experience featuring Art H. Ritis, a life-size model that aims to provide tournament goers with a basic understanding of joint replacement surgery and Stryker's products. In addition, fans who stop by The Mobility Zone will be able to enter for a chance to win a trip for two to Atlanta, GA for the TOUR Championship® and walk inside the ropes as an honorary observer – a true VIP experience.1,2
To further demonstrate its commitment to motivating fans to stay active, Stryker will host the Health Walk – a mile walk that highlights joint health facts and tips along the course to educate fans as they follow their favorite golfers.
"It's exciting for the team at Stryker to activate in Hilton Head, especially at one of the most historic golf courses," said Bill Huffnagle, President, Stryker's Joint Replacement Division. "Fans attending the RBC Heritage will be able to learn about the importance of staying active through activities we think they'll really enjoy at The Mobility Zone, as well as through our sponsored health walk located on the golf course."
Finally, fans will also have the opportunity to show their support for the military. Within The Mobility Zone, Stryker 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.
For a full list of tournaments stops, additional information on the Stryker Challenge as well as K9s For Warriors involvement, please visit: www.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 12:01 am ET on 1/11/17 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on 8/27/17. 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 227 countries and territories in 30 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2016, tournaments across all Tours generated a record of more than $166 million for local and national charitable organizations, bringing the all-time total to $2.46 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, Fla.
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