New event features a PGA TOUR Champions Professional visit and golf stations conducted by The First Tee of Eastern Michigan
GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Tournament officials announced today a new event during tournament week at the 2019 The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren. Family Fun Night presented by Charles Stewart Mott Foundation will take place on Friday, September 13 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Fan Zone presented by C&L Ward adjacent to Hole No. 17 at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club.
Admission and parking are free for this can’t miss event, sure to be fun for the entire family. Parking is located at the Grand Blanc High School with complimentary shuttle service provided.
Family Fun Night includes free pizza and drinks for youths 18 years and under, a DJ dance party, a special visit by a PGA TOUR Champions professional from the tournament field at The Ally Challenge, and Golf Stations conducted by The First Tee of Eastern Michigan.
Golf Stations include:
- Island Green – Hit a wedge shot to an island green located in the pond adjacent to the 17th green at Warwick Hills
- Bunker Challenge – Hit out of real sand in the McLaren Bunker Challenge
- The First Tee Coloring Wall – Help color a massive Mural which will go on display at The First Tee of Eastern Michigan’s homesite at IMA Brookwood
- GolfZilla and Spoke Target – Use SNAG equipment to hit shots at a giant T-Rex Dinosaur and score points for hitting SNAG balls into an inflatable spoke target
- STEM Station – Conduct an experiment with kinetic and potential energy by bouncing balls off a hard surface and measure the results
The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, September 9-15, will be one of the premier Regular Season events on PGA TOUR Champions in 2019, which will give way to the third-annual Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs—a season-ending, three tournament series used to determine the Tour’s season-long champion.
All three rounds of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren will be broadcast on Golf Channel.
For more information about The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, please visit theallychallenge.com. For the latest Ally Challenge news and updates on social media, follow the tournament on Twitter and Instagram at @AllyChallenge and on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllyChallenge.
About The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren
The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren is an official event on the PGA TOUR Champions owned and operated by Tournaments for Charity, a Michigan non-profit corporation. This 54-hole stroke play golf tournament features 78 PGA TOUR Champions professionals competing for a $2 million purse at the historic Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, Michigan. The event is designed to showcase the best golf on the PGA TOUR Champions for the enjoyment of spectators and to benefit local charities in the greater Flint area. All three official rounds will be internationally televised on the Golf Channel.
For more information about The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, please visit theallychallenge.com. For the latest Ally Challenge news and updates on social media follow the tournament on Twitter and Instagram at @AllyChallenge and on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllyChallenge.
About Ally Financial Inc.
Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is a leading digital financial-services company with $180.4 billion in assets as of June 30, 2019. As a customer-centric company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions, we are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. We are one of the largest full-service automotive-finance operations in the country and offer a wide range of financial services and insurance products to automotive dealerships and consumers. Our award-winning online bank (Ally Bank, Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender) offers mortgage-lending services and a variety of deposit and other banking products, including savings, money-market, and checking accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), and individual retirement accounts (IRAs). Additionally, we offer securities-brokerage and investment-advisory services through Ally Invest. Our robust corporate finance business offers capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.
For more information and disclosures about Ally, visit ally.com/#disclosures.
About McLaren Health Care
McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan, is a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency. The McLaren system includes 14 hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, a 490-member employed primary and specialty care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs covering more than 588,000 lives in Michigan and Indiana, home health, infusion and hospice providers, pharmacy services, a clinical laboratory network and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 50 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. McLaren has 26,000 employees and more than 85,200 network providers throughout Michigan and Indiana. Its operations are housed in more than 350 inpatient and ambulatory facilities. Learn more at www.mclaren.org.
About HNS Sports Group
HNS Sports Group is a Dublin, Ohio-based LLC founded in 2000. The company offers over 125-plus years of collective experience and is committed to providing professional, efficient and effective client representation in the categories of sponsorship consultation, event management, hospitality management, sales representation and tournament operation within the golf market. To learn more about HNS Sports Group, visit www.hnssports.com.
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