Military, Healthcare Workers, Medical Professionals and First Responders to Receive Complimentary Admission to the 2021 Championship
Olympian Mel Reid Scheduled to Defend 2020 Title
Ticket Offerings Include Exclusive Hospitality Access and General Grounds Passes
ShopRite LPGA Classic Donated $1.5 Million to Local Charities in 2020
GALLOWAY, N.J., Aug. 5, 2021 – Tournament officials announced today tickets are now on sale for the 2021 ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer, where the world’s best female golfers will come together in Atlantic City at Seaview, A Dolce Hotel for the area’s largest annual sporting event, Sept. 27-Oct. 3.
Tickets are available for purchase now exclusively at www.ShopRiteLPGAClassic.com.
Tournament officials also announced today all service personnel, including military (active, reserve, retired and veterans), fire, police, EMS and front-line healthcare workers (doctors and nurses) and accompanying family will receive free admission throughout championship week courtesy of SERVPRO. These heroes also will have access to the Patriots’ Pavilion presented by Kleenex and SERVPRO, a private hospitality suite located on the 11th green. Tickets are required and can be downloaded for free at www.ShopRiteLPGAClassic.com.
“We are excited to welcome back fans to the ShopRite LPGA Classic in 2021. They are the heartbeat of this great championship,” said Leela Narang, executive director of the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer. “In addition, we are honored to extend complimentary admission to all military, healthcare workers and first responders who have kept our families and country safe throughout the global pandemic. We’re proud to represent South Jersey on a global scale and look forward to hosting the best players in the world at Seaview, A Dolce Hotel.”
“We are proud of ShopRite's long running partnership and friendship with the LPGA,” said Joseph Colalillo, Chairman and CEO of Wakefern Food Corp. “The annual tournament brings the best golfers and fans to Atlantic County while also raising money for community-based organizations dedicated to improving lives. ShopRite is excited to be part of an event that creates victories both on and off the course.”
Traditionally contested in the spring, the 2020 ShopRite LPGA Classic was held in the fall without fans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ShopRite, one of the longest running title sponsors on the LPGA Tour, committed to hosting the event and donated $1.5 million to area charities despite COVID-19 restrictions.
In accordance with state government and CDC guidelines, the 2021 ShopRite LPGA Classic will safely welcome back fans to the Bay Course at Seaview, A Dolce Hotel to help cheer on the top female golfers in the world. Defending Champion Mel Reid, who is representing England this week in the women’s golf competition at the Tokyo Olympics, is scheduled to defend her 2020 ShopRite LPGA Classic championship as part of the 132-player field competing in the 54-hole championship Friday-Sunday, Oct. 1-3, for a share of the $1.75 million purse.
Ticket packages for the 2021 ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer include exclusive hospitality and general admissions tickets offering a wide degree of entertainment and access. All 2021tournament tickets will be completely digital and will be emailed after purchase. Tickets can be viewed on either a mobile device or be printed out where they will be scanned at the main gate. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ShopRiteLPGAClassic.com.
There are five ticket options for fans interested in attending the 2021 ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer. Tickets can be purchased in advance online or during tournament week at the Main Gate.
· Good-Any-One-Day Grounds Ticket for $15
· Weekly Grounds Pass for $30
· Weekly Clubhouse Pass for $60 (provides access inside Seaview, A Dolce Hotel)
· Borgata Skybox on 17 for $125 (shared hospitality on 17th Green)
· Champions Club for $225 (shared hospitality on 18th Green)
Since 1986, the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer has attracted millions of fans to South Jersey. The tournament attracts hundreds of corporate partners, and the event is broadcast to 175 countries and more than 500 million households worldwide.
ShopRite has served as title sponsor of the tournament since 1992 and has donated over $37 million to regional charities through its partnership with women’s professional golf.
About the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer
The ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer is one of the largest and most prestigious events on the LPGA Tour. It is held annually in Atlantic City on the Bay Course at Seaview, A Dolce Hotel, and features the world's best female golfers competing over three rounds for a $1.75 million purse.
To date, ShopRite has donated over $37 million to charities through its association with LPGA. The event is owned and operated by Outlyr, a global sports marketing and event management agency. In addition to managing professional golf tournaments, Outlyr also operates a number of other sporting and lifestyle events and manages the sponsorship portfolio for several blue-chip clients. Visit www.ShopRiteLPGAClassic.com for more information.