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Shriners Hospitals for Children Open 2018

 

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, a long-standing Las Vegas tradition, is set for October 29 – November 4 at TPC Summerlin. Don’t miss this premier golf and community event.

Impressive players

The field of more than 120 prestigious players includes:

  • Jordan Spieth – Winner of three majors: the 2015 Masters Tournament and U.S. Open and the 2017 Open Championship; winner of the 2015 TOUR Championship and FedEx Cup.
  • Rickie Fowler – Ninth ranked golfer in the world, eight professional wins including THE PLAYERS Championship and the Scottish Open, he returns to the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open for the second consecutive year.
  • Patrick Cantlay – Returns to defend his 2017 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open winning title.
  • Kevin Na – Winner of the 2011 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

The Golf Channel has noted the quality of the competition with this statement on its website: “Spieth will join an already stellar field that includes Rickie Fowler, Bryson DeChambeau, PLAYERS champion Webb Simpson, Tony Finau and Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk.”

Celebration of community

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is more than a highly anticipated professional golf tournament, it is a celebration of community.

  • Military personnel and local first responders receive free admission to the grounds and the Patriots’ Outpost, which offers thrilling views from above the 16th green.
  • The tournament benefits and showcases Shriners Hospitals for Children, featuring our national patient ambassadors, and patient ambassadors serving as standard bearers. The opportunity to interact with our amazing patients is a very special experience that will be remembered long after the final shot of the tournament.
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Media Day at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas

A special invitation

“With an outstanding field of players, a number of special activities and events, the opportunity to get to know our national patient ambassadors and standard bearers, and a record number of Shriners volunteering to assist, the 2018 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is certainly going to be outstanding,” said Jim Cain, Imperial Potentate of Shriners International. “Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to enjoy great golf, support your philanthropy and spend time with your fellow nobles. Tickets are still available.”

An alternative to attending

If you cannot attend the tournament in person, you can still catch the action on the Golf Channel. Broadcasting coverage begins on November 1. Check your local listings for details.

 
 
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