GREENSBORO, N.C. – Thank you.  It’s such a simple thing to say, and expressing one’s gratitude is an easy thing to do.  To say thank you to some people we can never thank enough, the Wyndham Championship is offering free admission to three groups of people that deserve our thanks on a daily basis.  Teachers, first responders and active, reserve and veteran members of the military will once again receive complimentary Wyndham Championship admission in appreciation of what they do for our community, the tournament announced today.  The 80th Wyndham Championship, which will determine the $10 Million Wyndham Rewards Top 10, is next week at Sedgefield Country Club.

Thanks to generous sponsorship from Mobipaid and the Weaver Foundation, teachers representing Piedmont Triad-area kindergarten through high school institutions and one guest will receive free admission to the Wyndham Championship Wednesday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 4.  Teachers need only show a current school identification card to receive complimentary admission for themselves and a guest.

The Carroll Companies and Bee Safe Storage and Wine Cellars make it possible for Piedmont Triad first responders, including law enforcement, fire and Emergency Medical Technicians, to be admitted to the tournament free of charge with one guest by showing a current identification card Wednesday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 4.

Active duty, reserve, National Guard service members and veterans will receive free admission for themselves and one guest every day of tournament week courtesy of Wyndham Rewards and BB&T.  Prior to attending the tournament, members of the military wishing to receive free tournament admission and access to the Patriot’s Outpost presented by Wyndham Rewards must pre-register here:

A hallmark of the Wyndham Championship’s fan-friendly efforts is complimentary admission for kids ages 15 and under when accompanied by a paid adult, one free child per paid adult.  New this year, Harris Teeter is underwriting that complimentary admission and giving free hats to the first 500 kids who arrive at the Wyndham Championship’s main entrance Thursday through Sunday.  In addition, fans can also buy one “good-any-day” tournament ticket and get one free at all Piedmont Triad Harris Teeter locations through Sunday, Aug. 4 while supplies last.

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.  The tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Rewards and presenting sponsor BB&T for their continued support.  Additional tournament information is available at and the tournament’s social media channels, including the Wyndham Championship Facebook pageTwitter and Instagram.

About Wyndham Rewards:

Recently named the number one hotel rewards program by readers of USA TODAY, Wyndham Rewards® is the world’s most generous rewards program with more than 30,000 hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals worldwide. Designed for the everyday traveler, members earn a guaranteed 1,000 points with every qualified stay and may redeem points for a wide-range of rewards, including free nights at any of more than 9,000 hotels or tens of thousands of vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally through partnership with Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND) and others. Wyndham Rewards has over 75 million enrolled members around the globe. Join for free today at You’ve earned this.®

 About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts:

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world’s largest hotel franchising company, with approximately 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries on six continents. Through its network of approximately 812,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 20 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel Inn & Suites®, La Quinta®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, The Trademark Collection®, and Wyndham®. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is also a leading provider of hotel management services, with more than 400 properties under management. The Company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards® loyalty program offers more than 75 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rental properties globally. For more information, visit

About Wyndham Destinations:

Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND) believes in putting the world on vacation. As the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, Wyndham Destinations offers everyday travelers the opportunity to own, exchange or rent their vacation experience while enjoying the quality, flexibility and value that Wyndham delivers. The company’s global presence in 110 countries means more vacation choices for its four million members and owner families, with 220 resorts that offer a contemporary take on the timeshare model – including vacation club brands CLUB WYNDHAM®, WorldMark® by Wyndham, and Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham – 4,300+ affiliated resorts through RCI, the world’s leader in vacation exchange, and 10,000 rental properties from coast to coast through Wyndham Vacation Rentals, North America’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business. Year after year, a worldwide team of 25,000 associates delivers exceptional vacation experiences to families around the globe as they make memories to last a lifetime. At Wyndham Destinations, our world is your destination. Learn more at

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