Meijer LPGA Classic and Associated Events Ready to Make Impact on Michigan Community
23 May, 2019
Tickets to two of the summer’s hottest events – the 2019 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give and its three-day food event, Grand Taste – are now available online. The sixth annual tournament will be held June 11-16 at Blythefield Country Club.
“The Meijer LPGA Classic has always been focused on bringing the community together in a fun way to help feed our hungry neighbors. As we head into our sixth year, we are celebrating ‘The Year of More’ and we want to again provide an event the whole family can enjoy,” said Cathy Cooper, Executive Director of the Meijer LPGA Classic. “Families, foodies and golf fans from across the Midwest can come to Grand Rapids to enjoy a week full of events while watching the best female golfers in the world, all at an affordable cost.”
General Admission Tickets: General Admission Tickets include general grounds access to the Meijer LPGA Classic. Public viewing bleacher seating and various concession areas are located throughout the course for spectators. Kids, ages 17 and under, will receive free admission with a ticketed adult. Discovery Land will again return as a free destination for kids and families at the course.
- Daily tickets cost $10 each, and are valid any one day, Tuesday through Sunday.
- Weekly tickets cost $25 each, and are valid all week, Tuesday through Sunday.
Grand Taste at the Meijer LPGA Classic
The Grand Taste – known as the best food experience on any tour – will return to this year’s tournament week lineup at Blythefield Country Club from June 14-16. The upgraded ticket will include food and beverage samples from participating local restaurants, breweries and Meijer vendors at both the Grand Taste and Grand Taste Garden.
- Single Day adult tickets cost $40 each, and are valid any one day, Friday through Sunday.
- Weekend passes cost $100 each, and are valid Friday through Sunday.
- Tickets for kids, ages 17 and under with a ticketed adult, cost $10 for a single day and $20 for the weekend.
The 2019 Meijer LPGA Classic will host a full field of 144 of the best women golfers for 72 holes of stroke play over four days of competition. Proceeds from the tournament – and each of the week’s festivities – will once again benefit the Meijer Simply Give program that stocks the shelves of food pantries across the Midwest. The 2018 tournament alone raised $1.1 million for local food pantries through Simply Give. In total, the five tournaments have generated more than $4.2 million for the Meijer Simply Give program.
To follow the Meijer LPGA Classic before, during and after tournament week, please post about your experience and share your pictures on social media using the hashtags #OutDriveHunger, #forehunger, #SimplyGive and #MeijerGives.
For more information on the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, to purchase tickets or to volunteer, please visit meijerLPGAclassic.com.
About Meijer: Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates more than 240 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. A privately-owned and family-operated company since 1934, Meijer has a fundamental philosophy aimed at strengthening the communities it serves 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.meijercommunity.com. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer and @twitter.com/MeijerPR or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.
About Blythefield Country Club: Located just north of Grand Rapids, Blythefield has been providing families the best golf and social experience in West Michigan since 1928. With the Rogue River flowing through, Blythefield boasts one of the most beautiful championship layouts in Michigan. Previously, Blythefield has hosted the 1953 Western Amateur, the 1961 Western Open, won by Arnold Palmer, and the 2005 Western Junior won by Rickie Fowler. Beginning in 2014, Blythefield is honored to host the Meijer LPGA Classic. Learn more about Blythefield Country Club at www.blythefieldcc.org.