FOR RELEASE: May 10, 2022
CONTACTS: Adam Renfroe, Tournament Director, [email protected]
Chris Reimer, President, CR PR Group, [email protected]
Fan Experience: Lady A to headline Furyk Foundation Concert presented by SRS Distribution, a salute to our service men and women
Community Impact: 2021 event generated community impact of $1.17 million
Tickets On Sale Now: Variety of options to see the legends of PGA TOUR Champions
JACKSONVILLE, FL – As the Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS presented by Circle K returns following a successful debut event in 2021 at Timuquana Country Club, tournament officials today released exciting concert, community impact and ticketing announcements for the second annual event, October 7-9, which will bring the legends of PGA TOUR Champions back to the greater Jacksonville area.
“It was overwhelming to see the support of the greater Jacksonville community in 2021,” said Jim Furyk. “We had high expectations for our event, and we surpassed them in many ways while also learning a lot in our first year. Thanks to our partners like Constellation and Circle K, this year’s Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS will build on that success with a first-class fan experience, a thrilling and challenging competition inside the ropes at Timuquana Country Club and, most importantly, a platform to create impact for our local community that changes lives.”
Lady A headlines Furyk Foundation Concert presented by SRS Distribution – Lady A will kick off tournament week with a special performance at Daily’s Place on Tuesday, October 4, in a salute to our service men and women. Concert ticket prices start at $39.99++ and the link can be found on Ticketmaster.
Courtesy of SRS Distribution, 1,000 tickets will again be provided to our active-duty military members beginning on August 29. For local military members interested in utilizing some of these complimentary tickets, contact your MWR office at Jacksonville NAS or Naval Station Mayport for more information.
“SRS Distribution is once again proud to support Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS, all active-duty military members and their families, and the greater Jacksonville community to help kick off the tournament week,” said Dan Tinker, CEO of SRS Distribution. “We are thrilled to play a small role in bringing an entertaining and fun atmosphere to the event while placing focus and priority on patriotism and impacting the community.”
Over the course of their decade-plus career, Lady A has become one of the 21st century’s premier vocal groups, blending deeply felt emotions with classic Country sounds. As a Country-radio staple, the trio has amassed record-breaking success ushering in 10 No. One hits with more than 18 million album units and 34 million tracks sold and nearly 5 billion digital streams. Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott earned the biggest first week streams of their career with their critically acclaimed No. One album OCEAN that has been touted as “the finest album of the band’s career” (Nashville Scene). Known for their 9X Platinum hit “Need You Now” which is the highest certified song by a Country group, they have earned ACM and CMA “Vocal Group of the Year” trophies three years in a row and countless other honors including seven GRAMMY awards, Billboard Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and a Tony Award nod. For more information visit www.ladyamusic.com.
Photos and B-Roll footage of Lady A available here
Community Impact – From a community impact perspective, the 2021 event began with tournament title sponsor, Constellation, a national energy solutions provider, leading the way with a direct donation of $500,000 through the Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation to support local charities connected to the tournament. With that initial donation setting the foundation, tournament officials today announced that the event generated a total of more than $1.17 million in charitable impact in its first year.
Constellation’s funding supported several deserving North Florida charities: the MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation, First Tee – North Florida, Blessings in a Backpack, St. Johns Riverkeeper and Habitat for Humanity Jacksonville. The tournament also benefitted several other local organizations ranging from Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Operation Shower, Jacksonville Humane Society, Hope for the Holidays and many more.
“Constellation is committed to being a catalyst for positive change in the community, and we’re proud of the tangible impact Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS delivered in the event’s first year,” said Jim McHugh, chief commercial officer, Constellation. “We’re excited to build on that momentum in 2022 and continue to support organizations working to provide critical resources and enriching experiences to children and families in underserved areas.”
Tickets On Sale: Tickets for the 2022 Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS presented by Circle K are now on sale at ConstellationFurykandFriends.com, building on the variety of fan experiences and options for fans from the inaugural event, this year fans will again enjoy golf, food, music, hospitality and more.
Ticket options include:
ABOUT CONSTELLATION FURYK & FRIENDS PRESENTED BY CIRCLE K – The event will feature a 78-player field competing for a $2 million purse. The no-cut event will include Pro-Ams on Monday, October 3, Wednesday, October 5, and Thursday, October 6, followed by three rounds of tournament play October 7-9. In 2021, the tournament generated more than $1.17 million for local charities and looks to grow that number in the future. All three rounds of the Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS presented by Circle K will be broadcast live on Golf Channel, the exclusive cable provider of PGA TOUR Champions. More information on the event can be found online at www.ConstellationFurykAndFriends.com.
ABOUT THE JIM & TABITHA FURYK FOUNDATION
The Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation was created in 2010 to help children and families in need. This Jacksonville based non-profit partners with charities across North Florida to provide project specific funding and essential programing. The annual Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS presented by Circle K, created to raise charity dollars to support these partnerships, brings the community together to increase awareness and funding for programs that support education, healthcare, nutrition and safety for at risk children and families. Programs created from the support of the Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation in the Jacksonville Community include: Hope for the Holidays which packs over 5,000 bags filled with a holiday meal for at risk families, Operation Shower which provides car seats, strollers and baby essentials to active military families, Blessings in a Backpack, which feeds thousands of food insecure children each week of the school year and Childcare specialists and services to provide medically complex children care through Wolfson’s and Community PedsCare. The Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation is dedicated to bringing our community together to improve the lives of the children and families who live on the First Coast through all these programs and many more.
Constellation (NASDAQ: CEG) is the nation’s largest producer of carbon-free energy and the leading competitive retail supplier of power and energy products and services for homes and businesses across the United States. Headquartered in Baltimore, its generation fleet powers more than 20 million homes and businesses and is helping to accelerate the nation’s transition to clean energy with more than 32,400 megawatts of capacity and annual output that is 90 percent carbon-free. Constellation has set a goal to eliminate 100 percent of its greenhouse gas emissions by leveraging innovative technology and enhancing its diverse mix of hydro, wind and solar resources paired with the nation’s largest carbon-free nuclear fleet. Constellation’s family of retail businesses serves approximately 2 million residential, public sector and business customers, including three-fourths of the Fortune 100. Learn more at www.constellationenergy.com or on Twitter at @ConstellationEG.
ABOUT SRS DISTRIBUTION
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in McKinney, TX, SRS has grown to become one of the largest and fastest-growing building products distributors in the United States. Since our inception, we have established a differentiated growth strategy and entrepreneurial culture that is focused on serving our customers, partnering with our suppliers, and attracting the industry’s best talent. We currently operate under a family of distinct local brands encompassing more than 600 locations across 44 states. SRS Distribution is a portfolio company of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and Berkshire Partners LLC. For more information, visit www.srsdistribution.com.