Meijer LPGA Classic for SimplyGive
2016 PRESS RELEASES
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THE FACT SHEET 2016
What: Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, a $2 million LPGA Tour event.
When: June 14-19, 2016
Where: Blythefield Country Club, Belmont, MI
Why: Meijer is a family-owned retailer based in Grand Rapids, Mich., with a fundamental philosophy aimed at strengthening the communities it serves. Meijer operates 208 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky, and proudly donates more than 6 percent of its net profit each year to charities throughout the Midwest. With hunger as a corporate philanthropic focus, Meijer partners with hundreds of food banks and pantries through its Simply Give and food rescue programs. Meijer also supports education, disaster relief, and health and wellness initiatives. For additional information on Meijer philanthropy, please visit www.meijer.com. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer and @twitter.com/MeijerPR or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.
Monday, June 12 – Qualifier for golfers attempting to earn spots in the field (members only, closed to public)
Tuesday, June 13 – GATES OPEN: BLYTHEFIELD COUNTRY CLUB *All Day: Professional Practice (No pre-determined times/pairings)
Wednesday, June 14 – 7:00am–9:10am: Meijer LPGA Classic, Official Pro-Am (Tee Times) 12:00pm–2:10pm: Meijer LPGA Classic, Official Pro-Am (Tee Times)
Thursday, June 15 – 7:15am: First round, Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give
Friday, June 16 – 7:15am: Second round, Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give
Saturday, June 17 – 7:15am: Third round, Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give
Sunday, June 19 – 7:15am: Final round and trophy ceremony on the 18th green following play at 5:00pm
*Schedule Subject to Change
TV: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday on The Golf Channel.
Tickets: Please visit LPGA Tickets for further information.
Parking for general spectators will be located at Rockford High School at 4100 Kroes St NE, Rockford, MI 49341 beginning Tuesday, June 14 through Sunday, June 19. All spectators will take a shuttle bus to the main tournament entrance. Parking is $5 with proceeds benefiting Rockford Schools Athletics. Shuttles will run from parking areas to the entrance from 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Wednesday and 7:00am to 8:00pm Thursday through Sunday. Directions to Rockford High School are listed below.
From the North
Travel on US-131 South. Take exit 91 for West River Drive. Turn left onto West River Drive for approximately 5 miles. Turn left onto M-44E. Turn left onto Northland Drive. Turn left onto Kroes Street. Follow signs to your designated parking area.
From the South
Travel on US-131 North. Take exit 91 for West River Drive. Turn left onto West River Drive for approximately 5 miles. Turn left onto M-44E. Turn left onto Northland Drive. Turn left onto Kroes Street. Follow signs to your designated parking area.