The Tucson Conquistadores, the tournament management team that oversees the operations and sales of the PGA TOUR Champions’ Cologuard Classic, announced today that tickets and hospitality packages are now on sale for the 2022 tournament. The tournament is scheduled to be played February 25 – 27 at Omni Tucson National Resort’s Catalina Course. In addition to ticket and hospitality package sales, the Conquistadores also announced that country music artists Jake Owen and Diamond Rio will perform at the Cologuard Classic Military Tribute Concert sponsored by NOVA Home Loans & DM50 on Saturday, February 26th on the Omni Tucson National’s Practice Range.

Cologuard Classic tickets and hospitality packages are now on sale on the tournament’s website, www.CologuardClassic.com. Admission to the second round of the tournament on Saturday, February 25th, includes both the golf tournament and evening concert. CQ Club VIP tickets, which provide access to a new party deck on the 15th green and 16th tee, are available as daily or weekly tickets.  All-inclusive hospitality packages are also available including The Founders Club, The Murphy Porch, Cabanas on 16 and 18, and the Champions Suites on the 18th hole. The all-inclusive hospitality packages offer a wide range of food and beverage options, VIP seating, enhanced viewing areas and additional benefits. 

Concert VIP tickets, which include admission to the golf tournament, access to the VIP concert area, and complimentary food and beverages, are also available for $150 for a Concert VIP ticket or $300 for a Concert Side Stage VIP ticket.

“After a difficult 2021 tournament in which spectators were limited to less than 200 per day due to the pandemic, we’re looking forward to returning to a more normal event in 2022,” said 2022 Cologuard Classic Tournament Chairman Josh Robinson. “Together with our title sponsor Cologuard, the Conquistadores are excited to make our Military Tribute Concert bigger and better this year, with country music star Jake Owen and legendary country group Diamond Rio performing after golf on Saturday evening. With many people missing out on the golf tournament and events in the last year, we expect ticket sales for the tournament and concert to be strong.”

Additional information, pricing and purchase options for all 2022 ticket packages can be found on the

tournament website at www.CologuardClassic.com.

Note, the tournament will be closed to the public Sunday through Thursday; open only to participants playing in the Caboose Cup Am-Am golf outing, the Tom Murphy Memorial Special Olympics Golf Tournament, The First Tee Tucson Youth Clinic or the Maestro Dobel Tequila Pro-Ams.

 

The 2022 Cologuard Classic will feature an 81-player field competing for a $1.7 million purse with $255,000 and 255 Charles Schwab Cup points going to the winner. 2021 Cologuard Classic Champion Kevin Sutherland is expected to return to defend his title along with a host of World Golf Hall of Fame members and major championship winners.  Player commitments and tournament field updates will begin in early 2022.

For more information on the 2022 Cologuard Classic, visit www.CologuardClassic.com or call 520-571-0400.

Images of Jake Owen and Diamond Rio - https://www.dropbox.com/sh/dl74apjbxluyxdc/AACpaNzmvzzc-kc07i_p8Kbda?dl=0

 

About The Tucson Conquistadores

The Tucson Conquistadores are the tournament management team that oversees the operations and the sales arm of the PGA TOUR Champions’ Cologuard Classic. Since their inception in 1962, the Conquistadores have contributed more than $36.5 million to local and national charities. The Conquistadores are comprised of up to 57 active business and professional members and a total membership of 224 who represent a cross-section of the Tucson community. In addition to their involvement with professional golf, the group has established the Tucson Conquistadores Foundation. Key beneficiaries of the Conquistadores' fundraising efforts include southern Arizona youth athletic programs, First Tee Tucson and colon cancer advocacy organizations. Follow the Tucson Conquistadores online at www.tucsonconquistadores.com and www.Facebook.com/TucsonConquistadores.   

 

About Jake Owen

Multiple chart-topping singer/songwriter Jake Owen’s new single “Made For You” is rapidly climbing the Billboard Country Airplay charts. With eight number one songs to his name, “Made For You” follows Owen’s fastest-rising career number one single, “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” and most recent number one single, “Homemade.” Owen’s songs have resonated with listeners and audiences everywhere with 2X PLATINUM anthem and Most Played Song of the Decade “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” PLATINUM-certified hits “Beachin,’” “Anywhere With You,” “Alone With You,” “The One That Got Away,” and GOLD-certified “American Country Love Song.” Owen’s sixth studio album, GREETINGS FROM... JAKE, produced three Top 10 singles, including two number one singles and his current top 30 and climbing “Made For You.” Signed to Big Loud Records, Owen is reunited with award-winning Joey Moi, who helped produce his breakout Barefoot Blue Jean Night album, which landed at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and garnered four consecutive number one hits. Owen is gearing up to join Moi once again to record his seventh studio album. For more information, visit http://www.jakeowen.net

 

About Diamond Rio

Formed in 1989 in Nashville, Tenn. the band consists of Gene Johnson (mandolin, tenor vocals), Jimmy Olander (lead guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo), Brian Prout (drums), Marty Roe (lead vocal), Dan Truman (keyboards), and Dana Williams (bass guitar, baritone vocals). Diamond Rio’s most recent release I Made It, is their tenth studio album. The title track was co-written by the band’s lead guitarist Jimmy Olander and features 11 new songs. Diamond Rio signed to Arista Records and in 1991 with the release of “Meet In The Middle” became the first country music group in history to reach No. 1 with a debut single. The band is also known for their hits “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “One More Day,” “Beautiful Mess,” “Unbelievable,” “In A Week or Two,” and more. The band known for playing every note on every album recently celebrated their 30th Anniversary, has sold more than 10 million albums, won a Grammy Award, a Dove Award, six Vocal Group of the Year wins (CMA and ACM), released two Greatest Hit albums, a live and Christmas project, earned five multi-week number one singles, 22 Top 10 singles, three certified Platinum and five gold albums, released an autobiography – and with zero band member changes. Known for their charity commitments including long-time spokespersons for Big Brothers Big Sisters, the band has raised over $1 million for non-profits and received the Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award. For more information, visit www.diamondrio.com.

 

About PGA TOUR Champions

PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older, including 34 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. Follow PGA TOUR Champions online at PGATOUR.com, at facebook.com/PGATOURChampions, on Twitter @ChampionsTour and on Instagram @pgatourchampions.

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. Tournament programming is available via 25+ TV linear partners in 145+ countries and territories, with 25 channels carrying long-form and/or highlights coverage, and 200+ hours of live coverage distributed in 135+ countries and territories. Programming is also available via the OTT platform GOLFTV powered by PGA TOUR in every market outside of the United States, excluding China and Korea, with live coverage distributed in 130+ countries and territories.

 

About Cologuard®

Cologuard was approved by the FDA in August 2014, and results from Exact Sciences' prospective 90-site, point-in-time, 10,000-patient pivotal trial in adults 50 years of age or older were published in the New England Journal of Medicine in March 2014. Cologuard is included in the American Cancer Society's (2018) colorectal cancer screening guidelines and the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (2016) and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (2016). Cologuard is indicated to screen adults 45 years of age and older who are at average risk for colorectal cancer by detecting certain DNA markers and blood in the stool. Do not use Cologuard if you have had precancer, have inflammatory bowel disease and certain hereditary syndromes, or have a personal or family history of colorectal cancer. Cologuard is not a replacement for colonoscopy in high-risk patients. Cologuard performance in adults ages 45-49 is estimated based on a large clinical study of patients 50 and older. Cologuard performance in repeat testing has not been evaluated.

The Cologuard test result should be interpreted with caution. A positive test result does not confirm the presence of cancer. Patients with a positive test result should be referred for diagnostic colonoscopy. A negative test result does not confirm the absence of cancer. Patients with a negative test result should discuss with their doctor when they need to be tested again.

Medicare and most major insurers cover Cologuard. For more information about Cologuard, visit www.cologuard.com. Rx Only.

 

Tournament Media Contact:

Rob Myers

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