Galloway, NJ (May 19, 2016)
– Fans attending the 2016 ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer will find a number of new enhancements and amenities this year, tournament organizers announced. Active and retired military members and their families have a special hospitality area called the Patriots’ Pavilion presented by Kleenex, and food trucks will be placed throughout the course to offer a variety of new and exciting dining options.
The Patriots’ Pavilion presented by Kleenex will be located on the right side of the ninth fairway and is open to all service personnel (police, fire, EMS) and military (active, reserve, retired and veterans) and their families. Complimentary food and beverages will be provided by Black Bear and ShopRite. Daily grounds tickets to the tournament are also free with proper identification.
“We hope the fans will join us, Kleenex, ShopRite and Black Bear in offering our sincere gratitude to our active and retired service personnel and their families,” said Tim Erensen, executive director of the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer.
In addition to the Patriots’ Pavilion, the tournament will feature food truck dining options for all fans. The trucks will be located throughout the course and feature a variety of options including Eat-A-Pita, Sum Pig, Nick’s Roast Beef, Mobile Mardi Gras, Tacos Al Carbon and Rita’s Ice.
The Patriots’ Pavilion and new food trucks join the Black Bear Family Fun Zone, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Junior Golf Show and Future Female Executive Day Presented by NJ Golf Foundation as fan enhancements added to the tournament grounds in recent years.
“We are constantly striving for new ways to say thank you to our loyal fans as we strive to make our tournament experience one of the best in the world,” said Erensen.
The ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer will be held Monday, May 30 through Sunday, June 5. The 144-player field will compete over three rounds for a $1.5 million purse at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in Galloway, New Jersey. The tournament will be televised live on Golf Channel. For more information visit www.shopritelpgaclassic.com
About the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer
The ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer is one of the largest and most prestigious events on the LPGA tour. It is held annually in Atlantic City and features 144 of the world's best female golfers competing over three rounds for a $1.5 million purse. The event, owned and operated by Eiger Marketing Group, is held on the Bay Course at prestigious Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club. The ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer will be held May
30 – June 5.