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Published on March 29, 2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 28

DICK’S Sporting Goods Open and UHS to Make Announcement

Honorary Host of 2019 Golf Expo to be Revealed

(VESTAL, NY) - The DICK’S Sporting Goods Open and UHS will be making an exciting announcement. Please join us for the live announcement on Tuesday April 2 at 2:00 p.m.

UHS Binghamton General Hospital
Russell Community Room
10-42 Mitchell Avenue
Binghamton, NY 13903

The 7th annual UHS Expo will be held on Wednesday August 14 at En-Joie Golf Course as a part of DICK’S Sporting Goods Open week.

Media Contact:

John Karedes / Tournament Director / DICK’S Sporting Goods Open
607.205.1500
john@dsgopen.com

About PGA TOUR Champions

PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older, including 32 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Tour’s mission is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back and generate significant charitable and economic impact in tournament communities. In 2019, the PGA TOUR Champions schedule includes 27 tournaments across the United States, Japan, England and Canada, with purses totaling nearly $58 million. The Charles Schwab Cup, which includes the Regular Season and the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs, is used to determine the season-long champion. All events are televised in the United States, with most receiving complete coverage on Golf Channel, the exclusive cable-television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. Internationally, telecasts air in excess of 170 countries and territories, reaching more than 340 million potential households, and distributed in 15+ markets via GOLFTV. Follow PGA TOUR Champions online at PGATOUR.com, at facebook.com/PGATOURChampions, on Twitter @ChampionsTour and on Instagram @pgatourchampions.

About Broome County Community Charities, Inc.
Broome County Community Charities, Inc. has been the cornerstone of professional golf in Central New York since the first event was held in 1971. As host of the PGA TOUR's B.C. Open and Champions Tour DICK’S Sporting Goods Open, Broome County Community Charities has contributed over $17 million to numerous local charities. Our primary charitable recipients are the Lourdes Hospital Foundation and United Health Services Foundation. Additionally, local service clubs such as Rotary, Kiwanis and Lions who assist in the operation of the tournament, have received substantial dollars for their charitable organizations. We are the two-time recipient of the prestigious Presidents Award, the highest honor on the Champions Tour. Our website is www.dsgopen.com. Follow us at Facebook.com/dickssportinggoodsopen and on Twitter @Dicksopengolf

About UHS

UHS is a locally owned, not-for-profit hospital and healthcare system serving Greater Binghamton and surrounding counties. Founded in 1981, UHS provides a full range of medical, surgical, rehabilitative and long-term care services throughout New York’s Southern Tier. Follow the latest UHS news and more at nyuhs.org and on Facebook and Twitter.

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