Memphis locals can now nominate a ‘Hometown Hero’ to receive VIP experience at the FedEx St. Jude Championship

Tournament celebrates Independence Day with new initiative to honor local service members and first responders

MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The FedEx St. Jude Championship is excited to announce the launch of its Hometown Heroes Program, a new initiative dedicated to celebrating the outstanding contributions of local service members and first responders. This program calls on the Memphis community to nominate individuals who have made a significant impact through their selfless service, shining a well-deserved spotlight on the hometown heroes of the Mid-South.

Winners will receive an exclusive VIP package featuring two suite tickets to the FedEx St. Jude Championship as guests of Big River Steel. This unique experience offers nominees the extraordinary opportunity to witness the PGA TOUR's top golfers battling it out at TPC Southwind as the thrilling playoffs kick off. Each ticket also includes access to premium food and beverage options.

“At the FedEx St. Jude Championship, honoring our military and first responders is a top priority. We’re excited to kick off the Independence Day festivities early with a special tribute to the brave men and women who make our freedom possible," said Joe Tomek, Executive Director of the FedEx St. Jude Championship.

Nominations can be submitted through the championship’s official website starting today. The deadline for submissions is August 1, 2024. For more information on the Hometown Heroes program and the FedEx St. Jude Championship military ticket program, visit: or contact Fans seeking their own VIP experience at the championship can visit for more information.