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The PGA TOUR’s Reno-Tahoe Open at Montrêux announces the return of one of its most recognized events from 2010, Women’s Day presented by Barrick Gold of North America, featuring LPGA legends Beth Daniel and Meg Mallon. Bringing the ladies out in droves during its inaugural event in 2010, Women’s Day takes place Saturday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and includes a golf clinic, expo, private luncheon and access to the 18th green hospitality tent hosted by Dolan Automotive Group after the close of the event. Tickets and tables to the 2nd annual Reno-Tahoe Open Women’s Day presented by Barrick Gold of North America are available now by calling 775-322-3900.
Beth Daniel is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame with 33 LPGA career victories including one major in 1990, when she was also named the Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. She has played on eight U.S. Solheim Cup teams and was named LPGA Player of the Year in 1980. Daniel is the second golfer in LPGA history to record a scoring average below 71 and has led the tour in wins three separate times.
Meg Mallon has 18 LPGA Tour victories including four major championships. She holds two U.S. Women’s Open titles, in 1991 and 2004, the latter of which was won with the lowest score in the history of the tournament – a record-setting 65. She is a member of the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame and is the first female to post a 60 in competition play on the LPGA.
Kicking off the day, a “Skills Challenge” area featuring Montrêux’s Jan Usher takes place at the exclusive Women’s Day expo area including women’s health, beauty, and fitness products and services as well as complimentary services from the official spa of Women’s Day, Spa Atlantis. At 10:30 a.m., Daniel and Mallon tee it up for a one-hour golf demonstration and clinic. Lunch takes place at 12:15 p.m. over the tournament’s 18th hole and includes a fashion show compliments of The Summit. All those in attendance also are invited to enjoy the dessert and amenities in the tournament’s 18th hole hospitality suite hosted by Dolan Automotive Group for the remainder of the afternoon. Raffle prize drawings take place throughout the event.
Women’s Day attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the free shuttle from The Summit, leaving at 8:40 a.m. from the area in front of Old Navy. Afterward, all attendees are shuttled back to the shopping center to retrieve vehicles. All Women’s Day participants receive a season ticket to the 13th annual Reno-Tahoe Open along with a Wine Walk ticket and a bag of goodies including samples, spa discounts, athletic gear and more.
Tickets to the Reno-Tahoe Open Women’s Day are $225 per person or $2,000 for a table of 10 with proceeds benefitting the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation which supports Nevada military families and other local non-profits.
For more information on the 13th annual Reno-Tahoe Open at Montrêux, including ticket sales, vacation packages, volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, visit the website or contact the tournament office at 775-322-3900.
The 13th annual Reno-Tahoe Open at Montrêux, an official PGA TOUR event, takes place Aug. 1 – 7, 2011 at Montrêux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nev. The tournament is a full-field stop during the PGA TOUR Regular Season and is part of the FedExCup series, a points competition for PGA TOUR professionals. The internationally-televised tournament brings in millions of dollars in coverage for the Reno-Tahoe region through its affiliation with The Golf Channel as it follows 132 PGA TOUR professionals competing for a share of the tournament’s $3 million purse. The Reno-Tahoe Open is operated and managed by the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation, comprised of key sponsors including Eldorado Hotel Reno, Montrêux Development Group and NV Energy.