During a press conference held Tuesday morning at the Jersey City Fire Headquarters, The Northern Trust outlined the details of the PGA Tour’s Golf Tournament coming to Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City from August 18th through the 22nd. This will mark the opening event of the FedExCup Playoffs, featuring 125 of the word’s greatest golfing pros. It will also be the only professional golf tournament coming to the metropolitan region this year.
The Northern Trust is the first of three events in the FedExCup Playoffs, the culmination of a season-long, competition that is the centerpiece of the PGA Tour season. Tuesday’s announcement highlighted the Firefighter Appreciation Program. As our nation is about to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9-11, The Northern Trust and its partner Servpro announced that First Responders and Firefighters were being given complimentary admission and a dedicated venue on-site for the four day tournament.
Servpro also announced that it was making a $100,000 donation to the First Responders Children Foundation, an organization which assists the families of fallen firefighters.
Tickets are currently on sale for the tournament, with amazing packages and offerings for the public. The Northern Trust is committed to making the fan experience a once in a lifetime event. From amazing views of the Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline, to miles of front row seats along the rope lines for fans to watch the best golfers in the world, this event is sure to be a wonderful family outing for both the diehard golfing fan and the casual viewer of the sport.
To learn more about the tournament, including how to buy tickets, just visit THENORTHERNTRUST.com .