FedEx St. Jude Championship announces Military Ticket Program in partnership with U.S. Steel’s Big River Steel
Complimentary admission available for active, retired, reserved military and veterans
MEMPHIS, Tennessee – As the 2023 FedEx St. Jude Championship returns to Memphis for the opening event of the FedExCup Playoffs, tournament officials announced the Military Ticket Program in partnership with U.S. Steel’s Big River Steel, which will offer active, retired, reserved military members and veterans the opportunity to reserve two (2) complimentary grounds tickets per day to watch the PGA TOUR’s top 70 players compete at TPC Southwind.
Golf’s postseason begins at the 2023 FedEx St. Jude Championship from Aug. 9-13, which invites the top 70 players in the FedExCup Playoffs and Eligibility Points List at the conclusion of the regular season with only 50 players advancing to the following week’s BMW Championship. This is the second year TPC Southwind plays host to the four-day, no-cut opening Playoffs event.
“It’s been a long-time priority of the FedEx St. Jude Championship to provide access and experiences for our military guests who join us during championship week at TPC Southwind,” said Joe Tomek, executive director of the FedEx St. Jude Championship. “We’re thankful for our partnership with Big River Steel in helping us properly acknowledge and honor this special group of men and women.”
While onsite at TPC Southwind, all military members plus one accompanied guest will have access to the Patriots’ Outpost, an open-air venue with shaded seating and complimentary soft drinks located on the par-3 eighth hole. Military members and their one accompanied guest will be permitted entry into the venue upon showing valid military ID.
The Military Ticket Program, in partnership with U.S. Steel’s Big River Steel, will offer active, retired, reserved military members and veterans the opportunity to reserve two (2) complimentary grounds tickets per day to watch the PGA TOUR’s top 70 players compete at TPC Southwind.
“Supporting our veteran employees is one of U.S. Steel’s priorities, and we are pleased to extend that support to the community as the official military sponsor of the FedEx St. Jude Championship,” said Kenneth E. Jaycox, U.S. Steel Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and executive sponsor for SERVE, U.S. Steel’s employee resource group supporting military veterans and their families. “The leadership that veterans provide in their workplaces and communities is invaluable, and we hope that all attendees feel our deep appreciation.”
All military should visit FedExChampionship.com follow links and instructions to redeem their two (2) complimentary grounds tickets per day digitally in advance of the championship. Please note military members will need an active GovX account to verify military status and unlock ticket offer. If military members don’t’ have one tied to their military credentials, they must visit www.govx.com to create an account. Of note, tickets are not transferable.
As the first event of the FedExCup Playoffs, the FedEx St. Jude Championship marks the start of the PGA TOUR’s most thrilling three weeks in golf where every shot counts. Don’t miss out on the action! For more information about the FedEx St. Jude Championship, please visit FedExChampionship.com. Fans are also encouraged to follow the FedEx St. Jude Championship on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for tournament updates.