Toshiba Classic Returns To Newport Beach March 7-11th

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NEWPORT BEACH, CA – MARCH 16: Colin Montgomerie of Scotland plays his second shot on the 18th hole during the final round of the Champions Tour Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach Country Club on March 16, 2014 in Newport Beach, California. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)

Does your family enjoy golf?

If so, you don’t want to miss this year’s Toshiba Classic!

This year’s event will be held March 7-11, 2018, at the Newport Beach Country Club. For its 23rd year, this incredible PGA Tour returns to Orange County. PGA TOUR Champions will line up to compete for the $1.8 million purse! 

The club offers amazing scenic views, an incredible ocean breeze, and a relaxing atmosphere. This family-friendly event is a wonderful taste of Newport Beach.

This marks Hoag Hospital’s 20 the anniversary. As a host and beneficiary of the tournament, this sensational event generates more than $1 million annually for charity!  The proceeds from this year’s Toshiba Classic will benefit a great cause, including the Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center and other amazing Hoag programs.

Compensation: Thank you Toshiba Classic for providing tickets to this event. All opinions are my own.

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Golf Stars Come Out To Play

The Toshiba Classic brings players with more than 400 worldwide professional victories and over 50 major championships to SoCal. In its history, the Toshiba Classic has hosted 40 PGA TOUR Champions members in the World Golf Hall of Fame, many of whom are still actively competing.

Fred Couples, John Daly and defending champion, Jay Haas, and 80 players are expected to compete including recognized stars of the PGA TOUR Champions such as Bernhard Langer, Vijay Singh, Mark O’Meara, Scott McCarron, Colin Montgomerie, and Tom Lehman.

An up-to-date list of players is available at toshibaclassic.com/player-field.

Military Appreciation Day

Toshiba Classic will honor the men and women that have served our nation!  The weekend will kick off with the third annual Military Appreciation Day presented by Microsemi on Saturday, March 10, where all active and retired service members and up to three guests will receive complimentary admission plus food and beverage vouchers. Continuing with tradition, the tournament will provide funding to military causes, including the Open Hearts for Purple Hearts Foundation, 1/1 Foundation, Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, and a military family will be chosen to receive direct financial support. Local military members and dignitaries will gather for a patriotic opening ceremony with a military flyover and the day will culminate with the closing ceremony which will feature a special live concert by John Daly. The concert is free to all attendees.

Sunday March 11th- Student Day

On Sunday, March 11, the second annual Student Day will give complimentary admission to students ages 18 and under! A Kids Fun Zone will be available from 10am– 4pm. Family-friendly activities will include a putting contest for chances to win scholarships, golf equipment, tickets to local attractions and much more!

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NEWPORT BEACH, CA – MARCH 18: Mark Calcavecchia hits a drive on the sixth hole during the final round of the Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach Country Club on March 18, 2012 in Newport Beach, California. (Photo by Stan Badz/PGA TOUR)

Blue Shield Of California Tournament Attractions

Blue Shield of California and Hoag Hospital are proud to partner together to bring fans the Blue Shield Hoag Health Village. Stop by to get your portrait taken, enjoy games and giveaways, and learn more about health-related topics as well as Hoag’s specialty centers, institutes and partners.

Seniors

Seniors can kick back and comfortably enjoy the views on hole 9, from Blue Shield’s exclusive “Senior Section.”

Get Your Tickets

Good-Any-One-Day tickets for the Toshiba Classic are available online before the event for $25. Tickets purchased at the Main Gate on the day of the event are $30. Tickets can also be purchased in advance at participating Roger Dunn Golf Stores.

Limited VIP opportunities are available as well. Daily clubhouse badges are offered for $75 each day, Friday—Sunday.

Contact the tournament office at (949) 660-1001 for more details.

Hope to See you there!

Queen Bee Latina

 

 

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