Golf Fans Welcome to Line Fairways in The Woodlands for 2021 Insperity Invitational
THE WOODLANDS, TX — Welcome back golf fans! The Insperity Invitational presented by UnitedHealthcare returns to The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course, April 30 – May 2, 2021. The tournament will welcome spectators to take in the return of golf’s greatest names and continue the tradition of offering FREE ADMISSION.
“Community is at the heart of the Insperity Invitational so we are absolutely thrilled to welcome our loyal golf fans in the Houston area back to The Woodlands to watch one of the strongest fields in our 17-year history,” said Bryan Naugle, Executive Director, Insperity Invitational.
Masks will be mandatory for ALL spectators on-site. Spectators are encouraged to show up at the gate to get in for FREE courtesy of UnitedHealthcare, Woodforest National Bank and Insperity. A commemorative ticket will be provided, and the first 1,000 spectators through the main gate on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will receive a tournament logoed face mask.
“The community-at-large including our fans, volunteers and players remains our primary concern in our preparation for a safe return to play as we welcome spectators back to our event,” said Naugle, who added the tournament will follow health guidelines outlined by the Center for Disease Control and the PGA TOUR.
To ensure the safety of the entire community, Naugle and his staff have planned a modified version of the traditional tournament week festivities. Tournament staff are putting the finishing touches on plans to host the Woodforest National Bank Championship Pro-Am, April 28-29 (closed to spectators). The 54-hole Insperity Invitational championship play will take place April 30 – May 2. No other events will be scheduled during tournament week.
General public parking will be available at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Parking Garage and the Parking Lot catty-corner to the Pavilion Parking Garage located at the northeast corner of Six Pines and Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands. Shuttles will be running to the Tournament Course on Friday at 8:30 a.m. and beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Scott McCarron will look to hold off a star-studded field of 81 players on the PGA TOUR Champions when he begins defense of his 2019 Insperity Invitational title. The 11-time winner on golf’s senior swing will be joined by 10 World Golf Hall of Fame members including: Ernie Els; Retief Goosen; Tom Kite; Bernhard Langer; Sandy Lyle; Colin Montgomerie; Mark O’Meara; Jose Maria Olazabal; Vijay Singh and Ian Woosnam. The field consists of 17 PGA TOUR major winners who will bring a total of 33 titles including: Darren Clarke; 2017 Insperity Invitational champion, John Daly; Lee Janzen; Tom Lehman; Corey Pavin; Jeff Sluman; David Toms; and Mike Weir who will be making his first appearance at the Insperity Invitational.
A PGA TOUR Champions event, the Insperity Invitational presented by UnitedHealthcare features the world’s premier golfers age 50 and older. Managed and operated by Pro Links Sports, in 2008, the tournament received the prestigious Presidents Award as the best event on the Champions Tour, and in 2011 received the President’s Award for Excellence in Achievement. In 2012 and 2015, the tournament received The Players Award for having the “best of everything” for the players, sponsors and spectators. Interfaith of The Woodlands, one of the local charities benefitting from the tournament, was named the 2016 PGA TOUR Champions Charity of the Year. Past champions include Larry Nelson, Jay Haas, Mark McNulty, four-time winner Bernhard Langer, John Cook, Fred Couples, Brad Faxon, Fred Funk, Esteban Toledo, Ian Woosnam, John Daly and Scott McCarron. For more information about the Tradition of Excellence at the Insperity Invitational, visit www.insperityinvitational.com, on Instagram @insperityinvitational, Twitter @InsperityInvtnl, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/InsperityInvitational.
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