Inaugural BITE SW Florida to be Held in Conjunction with ACE Group Classic


Tournament officials announce new food and beverage experience planned for 2016 event 

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, ACE Group Classic officials announced the addition of BITE SW Florida to the tournament’s festivities at The TwinEagles Club in Naples, February 9 – 14. BITE SW Florida is a two day food, beer, wine and spirits festival being held Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13 on the TwinEagles Driving Range. The inaugural festival will kick off each afternoon in conjunction with the PGA TOUR Champions tournament and include live music.

“We are excited to introduce this brand new event to Naples and SW Florida community, and to celebrate the best local restaurants, beer, wine and liquor this region has to offer,” said Tournament Director Matt Hilliker. “BITE SW Florida will be the ultimate experience for foodies, beer and wine lovers and everyone in between with a wide variety of options to satisfy any palate.”

BITE SW Florida ticketholders will be invited to sample menu items prepared by some of Naples’ best local restaurants including Seasons 52, Fire & Rice, The Counter, and Randy’s Fishmarket Restaurant. The food selections will be paired with wine, craft beer and spirits such as Cape Coral’s own Wicked Dolphin Rum distillery, all taking place on the TwinEagles Club Driving Range. For a complete list of participating restaurants and spirits, please visit

General admission tickets to BITE SW Florida are $45 per day, which includes access to the event on the selected day and daily grounds access to the ACE Group Classic on the selected day as well.  For those who plan to attend the tournament or have already bought ACE Group Classic tickets, a $20 upgraded ticket for access to BITE SW Florida can be purchased. Only a limited amount of tickets to BITE SW Florida will be available each day.

For more information on tickets to BITE SW Florida or to get involved as a participating vendor or restaurant, please click HERE or call the Tournament Office at (239) 593-3900.