Wyndham Championship, Uber Renew Partnership

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wyndham Championship and Uber are joining forces again this year to offer Piedmont Triad golf fans access to an on-demand, safe transportation option throughout the Wyndham Championship, the tournament announced today.  The 78th annual Wyndham Championship is set for Aug, 14-20, 2017 at Sedgefield Country Club.

With Uber, the Wyndham Championship’s ride-sharing app of choice, tournament patrons can use the Uber app to request a ride to drop them off at a designated Uber Lot near the tournament entrance.  Riders will be able to request a ride home from the Uber Lot, located at the intersection of Anson and Rockingham Roads, a short walk from the tournament’s main entrance.  Signage will clearly direct patrons to the Uber Lot. First time Uber riders can download the app from the App Store and use the promo code WYNDHAM17 for a free first ride on uberX, up to $15 in value.  Users can also sign up here:https://get.uber.com/go/wyndham17

“The safety of all Wyndham Championship spectators is always our top priority,” tournament director Mark Brazil said. “Uber was very popular at the Wyndham last year, and we’re happy to have them back on site this year.  We have many great fan amenities at the Wyndham, and we want all our fans to have a great time.  But more than that, we want them to get home safely following a fun escape to the Wyndham by providing access to safe, reliable rides on-demand using the Uber app.”

 About the Wyndham Championship:

Contested annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship was founded in 1938 and is the sixth-oldest event on the PGA TOUR excluding the Majors.  Tickets are available at http://www.wyndhamchampionship.com, www.Ticketmaster.com or through the tournament office at (336) 379-1570.  The tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Worldwide, presenting sponsor BB&T and Premier Partners, Cadillac, Harris Teeter, Lincoln Financial, McConnell Golf, Sunbrella® and VF Corporation for their continued support.  Additional tournament information and sponsorship information are available at www.wyndhamchampionship.com. Stay connected with the Wyndham Championship through its social media channels, including the Wyndham Championship Facebook page, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, Flickr and YouTube.

 About Wyndham Worldwide:

Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) is one of the largest global hospitality companies, providing travelers with access to a collection of trusted hospitality brands in hotels, vacation ownership, and unique accommodations including vacation exchange, holiday parks, and managed home rentals. With a collective inventory of nearly 130,000 places to stay across more than 110 countries on six continents, Wyndham Worldwide and its 38,000 associates welcomes people to experience travel the way they want. This is enhanced by Wyndham Rewards®, the Company’s re-imagined guest loyalty program across its businesses, which is making it simpler for members to earn more rewards and redeem their points faster. For more information, please visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com.

About Uber:
Uber is evolving the way Greensboro moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make communities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. For more information, please visit www.uber.com

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