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Clash of the Clubs Will Crown the Best Golf Club in the Nation This October in Las Vegas

Pro-Am Event Held in Conjunction with the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

August 23, 2018 – Las Vegas – The right to be called the Best Golf Club in the Nation will be contested this fall during a new Pro-Am event held in conjunction with the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, tournament organizers announced today. The 2018 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, the annual PGA TOUR stop in Las Vegas, will be held Oct. 29 – Nov. 4 at TPC Summerlin.

The Clash of the Clubs will be held on Monday, Oct. 29 and will feature representatives from 24 premier golf clubs throughout the United States. Teams will consist of four representatives from each golf club – one staff professional and three members. The representatives will be paired with a PGA TOUR professional to compete at TPC Summerlin for a cash prize and the right to be called the Best Golf Club in the Nation.

In partnership with event creator, Chisum Sports and Hospitality (CSH), the event will kick off on Sunday night with a pairings party at TPC Summerlin. Following the Pro-Am on Monday, the Best Golf Club in the Nation will be crowned at the awards ceremony hosted by Fox Sports personality Holly Sonders. Equipment Partner, PXG-Parsons Extreme Golf, will be onsite to create an exclusive Tour experience including custom gifts for all attendees.

“We are very excited about this unique Pro-Am experience that cannot be found anywhere else on the PGA TOUR. Hosting teams from top clubs in a competitive yet fun format will be the ultimate kick off to tournament week,” said Patrick Lindsey, executive director of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

“Las Vegas is a destination that always evolves and reinvents itself, so what better place to introduce this exciting new event than at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. We are honored to host players from golf clubs around the country to experience Las Vegas’ tremendous golf amenities and our incomparable selection of dining, entertainment and resorts. We are confident that the participants will enjoy the new Pro-Am event and have an incredible time in Las Vegas,” said Lisa Motley, director of sports marketing and special events at Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

For more information about sponsorships and/or playing in the Clash of the Clubs, please contact Ashton Gambrell via email. For more information on the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, visit the website.

About Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

The 2018 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open brings the FedExCup to Las Vegas as the PGA TOUR returns to the Las Vegas valley for the 36th consecutive year. Many of the top golfers in the world will participate in the competition and help support the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children from Oct. 29 – Nov. 4 at TPC Summerlin.

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About Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Our health care system provides advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Learn more.

About Chisum Sports and Hospitality

Chisum Sports and Hospitality seeks to bring people together and create connections through the game of golf. Trusted relationships and experience in the golf industry enable us to offer unrivaled experiences featuring player and celebrity hosts at premier venues across the country. Learn more.