Florida Georgia Line to Perform at 2016 DICK'S Sporting Goods Open
Three Time CMA Award Winning Country Duo Live in Concert on July 8th
(VESTAL, NY) - Broome County Community Charities, Inc. is proud to announce the entertainment for the 10th Anniversary of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Open. DICK'S Sporting Goods will host three - time CMA Award Winning Country Duo, Florida Georgia Line as a part of their Dig Your Roots Tour. The concert, presented in part by Visions Federal Credit Union, will take place greenside following the completion of the First Round of Play on Friday, July 8th on the McIntosh Soundstage.
In 2015 they took home both Favorite Country Duo and Favorite Country Album at the American Music Awards. Florida Georgia Line was named Billboard's 2015 Airplay Artist of the Year by surpassing artists such as Luke Bryant, Carrie Underwood, and Kenny Chesney to gain the # 1 spot on Billboard's Country Chart.
The Award Winning Duo, currently nominated for Favorite Country Duo at the ACM Awards, graced the charts in 2015 with three #1 hits, including their writing collaborations on Cole Swindell‘s "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight," Jason Aldean‘s "Burnin' It Down" and their own "Sun Daze." This accomplishment earned them the CMA Triple Paly Award, recognizing Florida Georgia Line as both songwriters and performers.
"We are also proud to announce a new partnership with Visions Federal Credit Union, as they join DICK'S Sporting Goods in sponsoring our 10th Anniversary Concert," says Tournament Director John Karedes. "Their partnership with DICK'S Sporting Goods will once again enable us to bring a premiere artist to the area."
* "As part of the ongoing celebration of our 50th Anniversary, we wanted to give back to our members and this was the perfect opportunity! Allowing them priority in purchasing pre - sale tickets and joining us for a wonderful event in July is our way of thanking them for their trust and loyalty," said Tyrone E. Muse, President/CEO, Visions Federal Credit Union. He further stated, "The DICK'S Sporting Goods Open is a staple in our community and brings exposure and business to our town. We are appreciative for the opportunity to partner with the DICK'S Sporting Goods Open's team and look forward to a great concert and excellent golf by our PGA TOUR Champions competitors." A priority pre - sale will be available for Members of Visions Federal Credit Union on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 16th and 17th.*
We are also celebrating the third year of our partnership with McIntosh as they sponsor the Soundstage for our Friday Night Concert. "We are honored to again be partnering with the DICK's Sporting Goods Open. McIntosh has a proud history of involvement with legendary concerts and musical groups such as Woodstock and the Grateful Dead," said Charlie Randall, President of McIntosh. "We're delighted to welcome Florida Georgia Line to the greater Binghamton area on the McIntosh Soundstage."
The DICK'S Sporting Goods Open will be hosted at En - Joie Golf Course in Endicott, NY July 6th - 10th. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, February 19th at 9AM at dsgopen.com and a DICK'S Sporting Goods Store near you. The $60 ticket will allow the holder to enjoy both Friday's First Round of Champions Tour Gold and the Friday Night Concert on the McIntosh Soundstage.
For Sponsorship and Ticket information, please call the Tournament Office at (607)205.1500.
John Karedes/ Tournament Director / DICK'S Sporting Goods Open
About PGA TOUR Champions
PGA TOUR Champions has the most recognizable and accomplished players in the game, with many of its 34 members in the World Golf Hall of Fame competing regularly in its events. It's where Legends play. The Tour also counts numerous other major championship winners among its members. PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older. Conceived in 1980 as the Senior PGA Tour, it started with just four events and purses totaling $475,000. PGA TOUR Champions primary purpose is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, protect the integrity of the game and generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays. Points earned in official Charles Schwab Cup events in 2015 determined Bernhard Langer as the Charles Schwab Cup champion. In 2016, the newly - introduced Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs will identify and recognize the Tour's leading player. The Commissioner of the PGA TOUR is Tim Finchem. Greg McLaughlin is President of PGA TOUR Champions. The PGA TOUR's website is pgatour.com, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Follow the PGA TOUR Champions at facebook.com/ChampionsTour and on Twitter @ChampionsTour.
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
Founded in 1948, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni - channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high - quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of October 31, 2015, the Company operated 645 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations across the United States, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates, in - store services and unique specialty shop - in - shops dedicated to Team Sports, Athletic Apparel, Golf, Lodge/Outdoor, Fitness and Footwear. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK'S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream, True Runner and Chelsea Collective specialty stores. DICK'S offers its products through a content - rich eCommerce platform that is integrated with its store network and provides customers with the convenience and expertise of a 24 - hour storefront. For more information, visit the Press Room or Investor Relations pages at DICKS.com.
About Broome County Community Charities
Broome County Community Charities, Inc. has been the cornerstone of professional golf in Central New York since the first event was held in 1971. As host of the PGA TOUR's B.C. Open and Champions Tour DICK'S Sporting Goods Open, Broome County Community Charities has contributed over $15 million to numerous local charities. Our primary charitable recipients are the Lourdes Hospital Foundation and United Health Services Foundation. Additionally, local service clubs such as Rotary, Kiwanis and Lions who assist in the operation of the tournament, have received substantial dollars for their charitable organizations. We are the two - time recipient of the prestigious Presidents Award, the highest honor on the Champions Tour. Our website is www.dsgopen.com. Follow us at Facebook.com/dsgopen and on Twitter @Dicksopengolf
About Visions Federal Credit Union
Visions Federal Credit Union is a nonprofit financial institution completely owned by its members. Founded in 1966, Visions serves more than 178,000 members with offices in communities throughout New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Services include general banking as well as auto, home, personal and business loans. Visit www.visionsfcu.org for more information.
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