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PGA Tour Zurich Classic of New Orleans event to be played in 2021 with up to 10,000 fans per day

PGA Tour golf returns to New Orleans April 22-25, 2021 with up to 10,000 fans in attendance daily and an innovative ticket option as unique as the tournament itself, announced Steve Worthy, CEO of the Fore!Kids Foundation, producer of the Zurich Classicof New Orleans. “Our event has been approved by the State of Louisiana and Jefferson Parish to meet the standards of the state’s Open Safely guidelines,” Worthy said. “After countless hours of internal planning and numerous meetings with local and state authorities, we have devised a plan to allow up to 10,000 fans to responsibly spread out across our 250-acre course with the most high priority given to the safety of spectators, volunteers, staff and of course players,” he added. After last year’s cancellation due to the pandemic, the tournament will this year offer an optional The innovative Best of the Zurich Classic Pass ticket design. The new Best of the Zurich Classic Pass is available to everyone. The ticket will provide access to four different exclusive food and drink venues spread across the TPC of Louisiana route. Each venue will offer Shaded outdoor seating and fare from some of New Orleans’ most famous restaurants, plus an open bar Golfers from around the world compete in our unique team play format e,” Worthy said. Players will compete April 22-25 for a $7.4 million purse, with each member of the winning team taking home $1,069,300 and 400 FedEx Cup points. The Zurich Classic is the only team tournament of the PGA TOUR season. Since launching the team format in 2017, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans has attracted some of the highest placings of any regular season tournament on the PGA TOUR. Despite the cancellation of the 2020 tournament, Zurich Insurance donated funds to the Fore!Kids Foundation to make $1.5 million in contributions to area nonprofits, the same amount as the year former. Bringing together 224 countries and territories, the Zurich Classic New Orleans generates a significant economic impact on the city of New Orleans and the entire state of Louisiana. Independent research has shown that the tournament generates over $40 million in local economic spending and garners $33 million in positive national and international media exposure for the city and state throughout the year. beyond the four days of competition. The tournament will be played April 19-25, 2021 at TPC Louisiana in Avondale. The purse for 2021 totals $7.8 million, with each member of the winning team earning $1,127,100.

PGA Tour golf returns to New Orleans April 22-25, 2021 with up to 10,000 fans in attendance daily and an innovative ticket option as unique as the tournament itself, announced Steve Worthy, CEO of the Fore!Kids Foundation, producer of the Zurich Classicof New Orleans.

“Our event has been approved by the State of Louisiana and Jefferson Parish to meet the standards of the state’s Open Safely Guidelines,” Worthy said.

“After countless hours of internal planning and numerous meetings with local and state authorities, we have devised a plan to allow 10,000 fans to responsibly spread out across our 250-acre course with the highest priority given to the safety of spectators, volunteers, staff, and of course the players,” he added.

After last year’s cancellation due to the pandemic, this year the tournament will offer an innovative ticket option called Best of the Zurich Classic Pass.

The new Best of the Zurich Classic Pass is accessible to everyone. The ticket will grant access to four different exclusive food and beverage venues spread across the TPC of Louisiana route.

For security reasons, there will be a limited number of Best of the Zurich Classic Passes sold, and each venue will have capacity limitations. Each venue will offer shaded outdoor seating and dishes from some of New Orleans’ most famous restaurants, as well as an open bar.

“With social distancing and proper safety protocols in place, we have a safe space for everyone to spread out and watch the best golfers in the world compete in our unique team play format,” said said Worthy.

Players will compete April 22-25 for a $7.4 million purse, with each member of the winning team taking home $1,069,300 and 400 FedEx Cup points.

The Zurich Classic is the only team tournament of the PGA TOUR season. Since launching the team format in 2017, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans has attracted some of the highest placings of any regular season tournament on the PGA TOUR.

Despite the cancellation of the 2020 tournament, Zurich Insurance donated funds to the Fore!Kids Foundation to make $1.5 million in contributions to area nonprofits, the same amount as the year former.

About Zurich Classic New Orleans:

Televised in more than 224 countries and territories, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans generates a significant economic impact on the city of New Orleans and the entire state of Louisiana. Independent research has shown that the tournament generates over $40 million in local economic spending and generates $33 million in positive domestic and international media exposure for the city and state throughout the year. beyond the four days of competition.

The tournament will be played April 19-25, 2021 at TPC Louisiana in Avondale. The purse for 2021 totals $7.8 million, with each member of the winning team earning $1,127,100.

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