The Chubb Classic presented by SERVPRO will not sell tickets to the general public for this year’s tournament due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, organizers announced today. The annual PGA TOUR Champions event will be held Apr. 12 – 18, 2021 at Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, FL.
“We are disappointed that we will not be able to host the greatest fans in professional golf due to the global pandemic, but want to thank Chubb and SERVPRO for their support as we continue to navigate these uncertain times,” said Jon Show, spokesperson for Eiger Marketing Group. “Our amazing fans, as well as our outstanding corporate and community partners, have supported this event for 34 years and we look forward to welcoming them back in 2022 when we return to our traditional February dates.”
The 2021 Chubb Classic will be contested for the first time on the Black Course at Tiburón Golf Club. Some of the game’s most noteworthy players are once again expected to descend upon Naples to compete for the tournament’s $1.6 million purse. Early field commits include former major winners Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Retief Goosen, Mark O’Meara and Mike Weir.
All three rounds of the tournament will air live on Golf Channel to 145 countries and territories around the globe. First round coverage is 12:00pm to 2:30pm on Friday, April, 16th; second-round coverage is 3:00pm to 5:30pm on Saturday, April 17th; and final round coverage is 3:00pm – 5:30pm on Sunday, April 18th.
Visit www.ChubbClassic.com for additional tournament information.
About the Chubb Classic presented by SERVPRO
The Chubb Classic presented by SERVPRO has been held in Naples, FL, since 1988 and features stars from the PGA TOUR Champions competing over 54 holes for a share of $1.6 million in prize money. Past champions include legends of the game such as Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Fred Couples and Bernhard Langer. The Chubb Classic presented by SERVPRO is owned and operated by Eiger Marketing Group, a global marketing and event management agency. In addition to managing professional golf tournaments, Eiger also operates a number of other sporting and lifestyle events and manages the sponsorship portfolio for several blue chip clients. Visit www.ChubbClassic.com for more information.
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries and territories, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London, Paris and other locations, and employs approximately 33,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com.
About PGA TOUR Champions
PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older, including 35 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Tour's mission is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back and generate significant charitable and economic impact in tournament communities. All events are televised in the United States, with most receiving complete coverage on Golf Channel, the exclusive cable-television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. Internationally, telecasts air in excess of 170 countries and territories, reaching more than 340 million potential households, and distributed in 15+ markets via GOLFTV. Follow PGA TOUR Champions online at PGATOUR.com, at facebook.com/PGATOURChampions, on Twitter @ChampionsTour and on Instagram @pgatourchampions.
About Tiburón Golf Club
Located in Naples, Florida, Tiburón Golf Club, managed by Troon Golf features two 18-hole, Greg Norman-designed golf courses, The Gold and The Black. Tiburón is home to the LPGA Tour's CME Group Tour Championship and the PGA TOUR's QBE Shootout and is consistently rated among the top 20 golf facilities in Florida by Golf Digest and GOLF Magazine. Tiburón's Gold Course opened in 1998 and the Black Course opened in 2001. Both courses play to a par of 72 and feature five sets of tees. The Gold Course can play as long as 7,382 yards, while The Black Course can play up to 6,949 yards from the championship tees. The 295-room Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples sits adjacent to the two award-winning courses, while the 450-room Ritz-Carlton beach hotel is just a few miles away. The semi-private club has been designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International. Tiburón's 27,000-square foot Mediterranean-style clubhouse features three dining rooms, private member locker rooms and lounge areas, as well as an award-winning golf shop.
About Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades
Naples Marco Island and the Gulf Coast Everglades has a year-round laid back atmosphere. With more than 30 miles of soft, white sand beaches, a thriving arts and culture scene, endless dining delights, great golf, and the best of outdoor adventure, Florida’s Paradise Coast is truly a destination to discover. To start planning your visit, check out things to do and where to stay at ParadiseCoast.com, or call 800-688-3600.