GREENSBORO, N.C. – – Fans attending next month’s Chrysler Classic of Greensboro will see some of the world’s best golfers tee it up in PGA TOUR competition, but they’ll also have access to some impressive amenities while visiting Forest Oaks Country Club.
■ Michelob Ultra 19th Hole: Located adjacent to the No. 9 green, the Michelob Ultra 19th Hole offers comfortable seating and television monitors in a sports bar-type atmosphere where food and beverage are available for purchase. New this year is a viewing area adjacent to the grandstands at the No. 9 green for a birds-eye view of play. Fans can also utilize the Time Warner Cable Internet Café to check in on family or work while still enjoying the Piedmont Triad’s PGA TOUR event. Admission to the 19th Hole is free.
■ Primland Expo Center: Located between the No. 1 tee and No. 9 green, this pavilion highlights the Primland Resort in Stuart, Va. and includes additional interactive exhibits. The Primland Resort features the new Highland Course for golf enthusiasts, as well as fly fishing, hunting, hiking, bird watching, horseback riding, Sporting Clays and even all-terrain vehicle riding.
At the Chrysler Classic, the Primland Expo Pavilion will include a map of the property, a diagram of the new golf course, a multi-media presentation featuring course designer Donald Steel and photos of the 14,000-acre property in southern Virginia. Also featured in the Primland Expo Center are the LeBauer HealthCare blood pressure and heart health display; Eagle Classic Golf Memorabilia, where a percentage of all purchases will benefit Chrysler Classic charities. The Primland Expo Center will operate Wednesday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 8.
■ SunCom Wireless Calling Stations: Cell phones are not allowed at any PGA TOUR event, and the Chrysler Classic is no exception. With that in mind, Tournament Partner SunCom Wireless will host three calling stations around Forest Oaks Country Club where Chrysler Classic fans can make free cell phone calls. SunCom Wireless Calling Stations will located near the VF Merchandise Pavilion, the Primland Expo Center and the No. 13 green.
■ Chrysler Classic History Walk: Upon arriving at Forest Oaks Country Club for the Chrysler Classic, fans will unload from the shuttle busses and walk through this tribute to the rich tradition of the Piedmont Triad’s PGA TOUR event. The History Walk tent is connected to the VF Merchandise Pavilion. As the tournament ends its Chrysler era and looks forward to its new position as the last regular-season event in the 2007 FedEx Cup, this trip through memory lane will help Piedmont Triad golf fans remember the past as they look forward to the future of the tournament. Shuttle busses from all parking lots will unload and load at the History Walk.
■ VF Merchandise Pavilion: The Chrysler Classic’s partnership with hometown Premier Partner VF Corporation to provide affordable, high-quality merchandise continues in 2006. VF’s E. McGrath and Byron Nelson lines will once again showcase the Chrysler Classic colors. Like Last year, the VF Merchandise Pavilion is located behind the hospitality tents adjacent to the 18th fairway. After passing through the new tribute to Chrysler Classic history, fans will walk through the VF Merchandise Pavilion on their way into the tournament. Fans can check out the merchandise upon arrival at the Chrysler Classic and then make their purchases on the way back to the parking-lot shuttles.
■ AIG Leaderboard: The AIG Leaderboard returns to the 18th green for the second consecutive year. This electronic scoreboard, new in 2005, allows fans to keep up with the action while sitting in the grandstand at the 18th green or visiting the vendors in the midway behind the 18th green grandstands and hospitality tents.
The 2006 Chrysler Classic is set for Oct. 2-8 at Forest Oaks Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. The tournament thanks DaimlerChrysler for 11 great years of partnership and Premier Partners, AIG, Harris Teeter and VF Corporation for their support. Additional tournament information is available at or through the tournament office at (336) 379-1570.

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