Jefferson Pilot Financial Increases Chrysler Classic Sponsorship, Becomes Tournament Partner

GREENSBORO, N.C. – – Jefferson Pilot Financial, the longest-standing sponsor in tournament history, has increased its commitment in the Chrysler Classic of Greensboro, an official PGA TOUR event, and become the tournament’s ninth Tournament Partner.
The new Premier Partner and Tournament Partner sponsorship tiers were created by the Chrysler Classic earlier this year. In addition to Jefferson Pilot Financial, eight other companies currently occupy the Tournament Partner sponsorship level: AIG United Guaranty, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Crestor, the North Carolina Electric Co-op, Primland Resorts, Republic Services, SunCom Wireless and United Parcel Service. VF Corporation and Harris Teeter are both Premier
“Jefferson Pilot has been a true friend to the Chrysler Classic throughout our entire history,” Tournament Director Mark Brazil said. “We certainly appreciate their increased commitment. Jefferson Pilot has shown solid community leadership over the years, and their additional support is the latest piece of great news about the health of the Chrysler Classic. Our sponsorships are well ahead of even our highest expectations.”
The 2005 Chrysler Classic of Greensboro is set for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005 at Forest Oaks Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. This year’s tournament marks the 10th anniversary of Chrysler’s title sponsorship and thanks VF Corporation and Harris Teeter for increasing their involvement to the Premier Partner level. Tickets are available at the tournament office at (336) 379-1570. Through Aug. 15, individual-day tickets are available for $10 – half the normal price. Additional tournament information is available at

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