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AutoNation Returns as Official Courtesy Car and Luxury Vehicle at Shriners Hospitals for Children Open





LAS VEGAS AutoNation returns as the Official Courtesy Car and BMW Las Vegas and BMW Henderson will be the Official Luxury Vehicle for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open which will be held at TPC Summerlin Oct. 2 – Oct. 6.

“We are delighted to once again be a part of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open where AutoNation provides the Official Courtesy Car and Official Luxury Vehicle of the tournament,” said Matt Hall, AutoNation Market President. “AutoNation loves supporting the mission of Shriners Hospitals of Children worldwide and being part of a world-class PGA TOUR event such as the Shriners Open.”

AutoNation, the country’s largest automotive retailer, will once again provide each PGA TOUR player a sedan or SUV to use throughout the Shriners Open. At the conclusion of the tournament, fans will have the opportunity to purchase the courtesy vehicles and take home an exciting souvenir. Each vehicle sold will include a pin flag signed by the PGA TOUR professionals who used the vehicle during the event.

Attendees can share the excitement and splendor of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open with their friends and family on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Snapchat live from the AutoNation Social Media Lounge located on the 15th Green. Inside the Social Media Lounge, spectators will experience incredible views of the action on the course as well as an on-site charging station. The AutoNation Social Media Lounge is free and open to the public. 

“We appreciate AutoNation’s support on and off the course,” said Patrick Lindsey, executive director of Shriners Hospitals of Children Open. “As the Official Courtesy Car and Official Luxury Vehicle, AutoNation, along with their activation on the 15th Green, they are able to touch so many of our event’s key participants and guests.”

Those interested in test driving a vehicle prior to the tournament will have the chance to receive “good for any one day” tickets to the event. Contact your local AutoNation dealership for details.

For more information, please visit: www.shrinershospitalsopen.com or call 702.873.1010.

About AutoNation, Inc.

AutoNation, America's largest automotive retailer, through its bold leadership, innovation, and comprehensive brand extensions, is transforming the automotive industry. As of June 30, 2018, AutoNation owned and operated over 325 locations from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold over 11 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. AutoNation's success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. Through its Drive Pink initiative, AutoNation is committed to drive out cancer, create awareness and support critical research. AutoNation continues to be a proud supporter of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and other cancer-related charities.

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About Shriners Hospitals for Children Open:

The 2019 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open brings the FedExCup to TPC Summerlin as the PGA TOUR returns to the Las Vegas valley for the 37th consecutive year in this weeklong charitable tournament. Defending champion, Bryson DeChambeau will be one of the many top golfers in the world that will participate in the competition and help support the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children® from Sept. 30 – Oct.6 at TPC Summerlin.  For more information, please visit www.shrinershospitalsopen.com.

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About Shriners Hospitals for Children:

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system with locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Our staff is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, conducting innovative research, and offering outstanding educational programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Within these broad service lines, many types of care are provided. For example, some locations offer reconstructive plastic surgery, treatment for craniofacial abnormalities or care for sports injuries. Generally, care is provided until age 18, although, in some cases, it may be extended to age 21. All services are provided in a compassionate, family-centered environment. For more information, please visit shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.


By showcasing golf’s greatest players, the PGA TOUR engages, inspires and positively impacts our fans, partners and communities worldwide. The PGA TOUR co-sanctions more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR Series-China. Members on the PGA TOUR represent the world’s best players, hailing from 27 countries (90 members are from outside the United States). Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to 226 countries and territories in 23 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations to maximize charitable giving. In 2018, tournaments across all Tours generated a record $190 million for local and national charitable organizations, bringing the all-time total to $2.84 billion. The PGA TOUR’s web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.



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