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Wednesday
Aug142013

Tiger's Event Lands Title Sponsor

Granted, it's a one-year deal, but a bit overdue as the annual World Challenge at Sherwood is a sweet deal for a sponsor: nice ratings, nice field, well-attended, great pro-am and for much less than a regular tour event.

It's also $4 million Tiger won't be spending this year.

For Immediate Release:

NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL ASSUMES ROLE OF TITLE SPONSOR OF THE 15TH ANNUAL WORLD CHALLENGE  DEC. 2-8 AT SHERWOOD COUNTRY CLUB
 
Tickets for the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge are now on sale at www.worldchallengegolf.com
 
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (August 14, 2013) – The Tiger Woods Foundation welcomes Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company, as the title sponsor of the 15th annual World Challenge. The Northwestern Mutual World Challenge, held Dec. 2 – 8, 2013 at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif., will again welcome host Tiger Woods along with 17 of the TOUR’s best players to compete for the $1 million top prize. The tournament, co-sponsored by the PGA TOUR, benefits the college-access programs of the Tiger Woods Foundation.
 
“Northwestern Mutual has been an excellent partner over the years, and we are excited they will be the title sponsor of the World Challenge,” Woods said. “I’m really looking forward to competing this year. This event welcomes a fantastic field, and it’s always fun to come home and play in front of the Southern California fans.”

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Reader Comments (5)

Phew.
08.14.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAG
As "the best player not to win a major" in the last year years, he has still got some cache ;-)
08.14.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAbu Dhabi Golfer
For a moment there my dyslexia led me to belive that Tiger's Event Lands Major Status.

Double phew.
08.14.2013 | Unregistered CommenterRaz
Glad to see that this silly season event continues, if for no other reason than to enjoy the vista from Sherwood in the middle of December here in the Midwest. As far as silly season events go, this is one of the few tolerable ones.
08.14.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSari
@ Raz Now that was funny.

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