June 07, 2013

JM Lexus “Drive For The Green” Golf Series Gives South Florida Golfers The Chance “Play Their Way” Into 2014 Allianz Championship Pro-Am

The Second Annual Event Series Partners Allianz Championship
and JM Lexus with WPLG “Local 10”
to Bring an Exciting Play-In Opportunity
Across Five Local Courses and Prizes to Local Golfers

BOCA RATON, FL – As part of the countdown to the upcoming PGA Champions Tour’s 2014 Allianz Championship, tournament management invites South Florida golfers to tee-off in the second-annual JM Lexus Drive Fore the Green monthly rotating golf series. The series gives area golfers the opportunity to play in four tournaments held at premier country clubs in South Florida:
  • June 1, 2013 at Gleneagles Country Club
  • July 13, 2013 at Boca Grove Plantation
  • August 10, 2013 at The Old Course at Broken Sound
  • September 14, 2013 at Via Mizner Golf & Country Club
  • October 5, 2013 at Mizner Country Club
The tournament is based on cumulative points with the four grand prize winners awarded the chance to play with a PGA Champions Tour professional at the Allianz Championship Pro-Am in February 2014.

With field limited to 100 participants, each golfer must pay $75 per round at each course, which includes greens fee, golf cart, $20 PGA TOUR Superstore gift card, a 30-minute practice session to PGA TOUR Superstore and a VIP Partners Club ticket to the 2014 Allianz Championship. The top two “gross” and top two “net” division winners will earn a spot to play in the 2014 Allianz Championship Pro-Am. The top scoring female will win a spot in the 2014 Allianz Championship Executive Women’s Pro-Am featuring eight-time LPGA “Player of the Year” Annika Sorenstam. Gift cards to the pro shop will be awarded to the top three participants in both the “net” and “gross” division. “Closest to the Pin” contest winners for each individual event with receive PGA TOUR Superstore Players Club Golf Membership and a chance for a Hole-In-One $1,000 in-store shopping spree.

“It is due to the generosity of our title sponsor JM Lexus and presenting sponsor WPLG that we can keep the participant price attractively affordable at these exclusive area clubs,” said Dillon. “This is definitely the best golf deal in town.” 

The event venues share distinction as among the best in South Florida golf. Gleneagles Country Club has played host to many professional caliber events in golf, from the 1986 Lehman Brothers Tour Classic to the 2009, 2010, and 2011 FAU Spring Break Championship. Boca Grove Plantation, a newly renovated and redesigned Jim Fazio course, has also hosted professional events. The Old Course at Broken Sound Club has been the home of the Allianz Championship since 2007 and boasts an abundance of trees unique to South Florida and rolling fairways that give it a feel similar to courses in the Pinehurst, NC area. Via Mizner, with a rich history spanning decades, values tradition and the pure golf experience that builds character, respect and skill on the course. Mizner Country Club, once a hidden gem, has earned a distinguished reputation and features an Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course surrounded by a lush natural landscape.

To learn more and register for JM Lexus Drive Fore the Green or join the tournament’s year ‘round Legends Club, visit www.allianzchampionship.com or call (561) 241-GOLF (4653).

About JM Lexus
JM Lexus, located in Margate, Fla., is the largest-volume Lexus dealership in the world, a distinction it has held for 20 consecutive years. The dealership maintains state-of-the-art Service and Parts departments, as well as one of only a few Lexus Certified Collision Centers in the country. With its high customer satisfaction ratings year after year, JM Lexus consistently earns the Elite of Lexus designation. Its Certified Pre-Owned Superstore, located nearby in Coconut Creek, Fla., offers a wide range of makes and models with JM Lexus’ standard of excellence. JM Lexus is a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a diversified automotive corporation headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Fla. JM Family is ranked No. 27 on Forbes’ list of “America’s Largest Private Companies.” The company is also ranked No. 17 by FORTUNE® as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, its 14th consecutive year on the list. Learn more and interact with JM Lexus at facebook.com/jmlexusfl and twitter.com/JMLexusFL.

About Allianz Championship
The 2013 Allianz Championship, in its seventh consecutive year at The Old Couse at Broken Sound, will bring the legends of golf to Boca Raton from February 4th to 10th for the first full-field PGA Champions Tour event of the season. Its 2012 champion Corey Pavin is set to defend his title as challengers Tom Lehman (2011 champion; 2011 and 2012 Schwab Cup winner); Bernhard Langer (2010 champion), Mark Calcavecchia, Fred Couples, Fuzzy Zoeller, vie for a $1.8 million purse with all three rounds televised live nationwide on The Golf Channel. The Boca Raton Champions Golf Charities (BRCGC) serves as the operational and financial oversight group for the event as well as for the distribution of all charitable funds, as all net tournament proceeds “chip-in” to benefit Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Managed by Pro Links Sports with title sponsor Allianz Life Insurance Company, the annual tournament has attracted 31 of the top 34 professionals on the money list. For skybox tickets and other hospitality, call: 561-241-GOLF (4653) or visit www.allianzchampionship.com. Follow us at Facebook.com/AllianzChampionship and on Twitter @AllianzChamp.