2012 ShopRite LPGA Classic Announces 100% of Advance Ticket Sales Will Benefit Charity Partners
Galloway, NJ (February 9, 2012) – Since the LPGA started tracking charitable contributions in 1981, the cumulative charitable donations from the LPGA and its tournaments has totaled more than $200 million, $24 million of which comes from the ShopRite LPGA Classic. The Tournament - in coordination with title sponsor ShopRite - is proud to continue this tradition of giving, and announces that for the 2012 event, Ticket Drive for Charity partners will receive 100 percent of all advance ticket purchases. Each ticket buyer will choose which charity partner will receive the contribution on behalf of the ShopRite LPGA Classic. To date, there are 18 charity partners of the 2012 ShopRite LPGA Classic, including AtlantiCare Foundation, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Foundation, and Community FoodBank of New Jersey – Southern Branch.
"Due to the tremendous support of ShopRite and our other corporate partners, we are now in a position to offer this special opportunity to our charitable beneficiaries," said Tim Erensen, Executive Director of the ShopRite LPGA Classic. "We hope this adds to the experience for our charity partners, especially those who have been such an integral part of the triumphant return of the ShopRite LPGA Classic.”
The ShopRite LPGA Classic - in association with Tanger Outlets The Walk, the Official Ticket Sponsor of the 2012 event - is offering three ticket options: Good Any-One-Day Grounds Ticket for $15; Weekly Grounds Pass for $30; and Weekly Clubhouse Pass for $60. The Weekly Clubhouse Pass will provide access to Seaview Resort, which provides additional dining and hospitality options. Tickets are now available at www.shopritelpgaclassic.com.
Additionally, the Tournament announces the continuation of the following free ticket promotions:
- Free admission for all spectators Monday, May 28 through Thursday, May 31
- Children age 17 and under will be admitted free when accompanied by a paid adult
- ShopRite Price Plus Members will receive two grounds tickets per day by showing a valid membership card at the Admissions Gate
- All service personnel (military, fire and police) will be admitted free of charge throughout the Tournament with proper ID
The ShopRite LPGA Classic - a 54-hole, LPGA-sanctioned event that is "A Shore Tradition” in South Jersey - will once again take place on the famed Bay Course at Seaview Resort. The Tournament will include a $1.5 million purse and three days of televised coverage on The Golf Channel.
For a complete list of charity partners, to purchase tickets, and to learn about volunteering, visit www.ShopRiteLPGAClassic.com or call the Tournament office at (609) 798-0222.