Hall of Famer Larry Nelson, rookie Billy Andrade added to field
NAPLES, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2014) – February is American Heart Health Month and today officials from NCH Healthcare Systems and The ACE Group Classic announced NCH Healthy Heart Day will take place on Friday, Feb. 14 during the opening round of the Champions Tour event being held at The TwinEagles Club Feb. 11-16. Spectators are encouraged to wear red to support heart health awareness and for every spectator that enters the tournament wearing red, a portion of proceeds will be donated to NCH Healthcare Systems.
“Through the commitment of NCH Healthcare Systems we’re able to support a great cause that directly impacts our community. We encourage all of our fans to help raise awareness for heart health by wearing red on Friday,” said Tournament Director Gail Graham. “The culmination of everyone’s efforts will be a special presentation on Saturday where NCH Healthcare Systems will receive a donation from the tournament.”
Blood pressure checks and coupons offering $149 cardiac imaging (regularly over $1,000 in value) will be distributed to spectators courtesy of NCH Healthcare Systems. Fans will also be able to enter a drawing at the tournament for the chance to win one free cardiac imaging.
The latest additions to the tournament field include World Golf Hall of Fame member Larry Nelson and Champions Tour rookie Billy Andrade. Andrade will be making his debut at the Allianz Championship in Boca Raton, while Nelson will mark his twelfth appearance at The ACE Group Classic when he returns to Naples next month.
Ultimate Golf Experience Books are now on sale for $99. With the purchase of an Ultimate Golf Experience Book, fans will receive discounted golf rounds at over 25 of the best golf courses in Southwest Florida, a Weekly Grounds Ticket to The ACE Group Classic, complimentary parking all week, two concessions vouchers valid any day and a 10 percent discount in the TwinEagles Pro-Shop.
Upgraded ticket options, including The Talon Club 18th Green Hospitality Suite which includes beer, wine and a catered buffet are available for $100. Tickets are available online at www.acegroupclassic.com, by phone at (239) 593-3900, or in the Naples PGA TOUR Superstore. Children 17 and under are admitted free all week with a ticketed adult.
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