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THE PLAYERS Championship unveils new gold standard in trophy design

February 8th, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Tournament officials from THE PLAYERS Championship today unveiled a first-of-its-kind trophy custom designed by Tiffany & Co. Made of sterling silver and 24k gold vermeil, the trophy was brought to life utilizing cutting-edge 3D technology and will help launch the PGA TOUR’s flagship event into a new era when THE PLAYERS returns to its March date this year at TPC Sawgrass.

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Olinto Appointed to THE PLAYERS Leadership Team as Vice Chair

July 13th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Damon Olinto, President and CEO of the Jacksonville division of Synovus Bank and active member of the First Coast community, is the newly appointed “Blue Coat” for THE PLAYERS Championship. Olinto joins the four existing vice chairs who, along with 2013 Tournament Chairman Robert Davis, lead the 2,000-plus volunteer force of the event.

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First Coast YMCA hosts After Par-Tee at The Lot

May 11th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

On Thursday, YMCA of Florida’s First Coast hosted “The After Par-Tee”at The Lot, a new high-end hospitality venue at The PLAYERS. The event featured a Mardi Gras theme complete with live music from The New Orleans Suspects. Proceeds from the event will enable the YMCA to send children from underserved communities to summer camps across the First Coast to help prevent summer learning loss.

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THE PLAYERS hosts Community PedsCare: These Kids Can Hula!

May 10th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

On Wednesday, the PGA Tour Wives Association (PTWA) and THE PLAYERS hosted children and families from Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Community PedsCare for a fun-filled, Hawaiian-themed morning at the Stadium Village. Approximately 50 families attended the event, which included activities like arts and crafts, face painting and a visit from zoo animals courtesy of the Jacksonville Zoo. During the event, THE PLAYERS presented Community PedsCare with a check for $30,000.

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THE PLAYERS hosts Community Celebration

May 9th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Hundreds of VIPs, sponsors, vendors, employees, charities and friends of THE PLAYERS gathered Tuesday night at the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse for THE PLAYERS Community Celebration.

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Area philanthropists, business leaders, come together during Champions for Education at THE PLAYERS

May 9th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Highlighting THE PLAYERS’ commitment to generate $50 million for youth-related charities over the next 10 years, the tournament celebrated “Community Day at THE PLAYERS” on Tuesday.

Commissioner Tim Finchem

PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem hosted a “Champions for Education Breakfast,” …

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THE PLAYERS hosts Military Job Fair

May 8th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

More than 250 active duty, retired and Reserve military along with veterans attended the first-ever Military Job Fair at THE PLAYERS Championship on Monday. The job fair was free to participants and featured both local companies with hiring opportunities and local educational institutions with veteran programs, career counseling and resume-review assistance.

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THE PLAYERS Celebrates Executive Women’s Day

May 8th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Capitalizing on a successful (and sold out) inaugural Executive Women’s Day in 2011, THE PLAYERS once again hosted 280 women business leaders and decision makers during this year's expanded Executive Women’s Day on Monday, May 7, at the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse and at venues throughout the Stadium Course. This year’s event sold out in two weeks, more than two months ahead of the tournament.

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THE PLAYERS hosts 5K with The Donna Foundation

May 7th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

THE PLAYERS partnered with The Donna Foundation and hosted THE PLAYERS 5K with Donna on Saturday, May 5. Traditionally held in Atlantic Beach, for the first time THE PLAYERS 5K with Donna kicked off tournament week as runners and walkers of all levels enjoyed a 5K route through the back nine of THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.

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Moms-to-be celebrate with THE PLAYERS

May 7th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

On Sunday afternoon before the start of THE PLAYERS Championship, the PGA TOUR and Birdies for the Brave partnered with Operation Shower to host a golf-themed group baby shower for 41 military moms-to-be whose husbands are deployed members of the U.S. Navy and Army National Guard. The event featured Operation Shower’s signature Showers-In-A-Box, which included gifts of high-quality products for the moms and babies that will be provided by sponsors and donors. Other gifts included car seats, bedding, massages, Mommy GPS, portrait sittings and more.

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