Wyndham Championship Buys TV Commercials

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wyndham Championship has purchased 12 television commercials to promote the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, it was announced today. The commercials will air during the Wyndham Championship broadcasts on The Golf Channel and CBS Sports.

With six commercials set to air on each network, the Piedmont Triad spot will run three times during each tournament broadcast. The locally-produced commercial promotes the Piedmont Triad as a great place to locate a business. The commercials represent a $600,000 investment in celebrating the Piedmont Triad.

Among the local companies featured in the commercial are AIG United Guaranty, BB&T, FedEx, Glenn Raven, Honda Jet, Lincoln Financial and VF Corporation.
“We are fortunate to live in a fantastic region of North Carolina,” Piedmont Triad Charitable Foundation Board chairman Bobby Long said. “The Wyndham Championship provides a perfect way to get that message out to the rest of the United States. We have world-class businesses in our region, and it’s a great place to live. It’s time we let the rest of the world know.”

The 2008 Wyndham Championship runs through Sunday in Greensboro, N.C. Tickets are available online at wyndhamchampionship.com or at Piedmont Triad Harris Teeter locations. The tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Worldwide and Premier Partners, AIG, BB&T Cadillac, Harris Teeter, and VF Corporation for their continued support. Additional tournament information is available at wyndhamchampionship.com or through the tournament office at (336) 379-1570. For more information about Wyndham Worldwide, please visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com.

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