Four Fans to Caddie for Palmer and Nicklaus When `The King & The Bear' Course Opens at World Golf Village.Business & Sports Editors/Golf Writers
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2000
Fans Can Enter Sweepstakes by Opening a Select First Union
Account in October
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FTU Florida Times-Union (newspaper) ) and World Golf Village are offering golf fans the chance to walk in the footsteps of golfing legends Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus Noun 1. Jack Nicklaus - United States golfer considered by many to be the greatest golfer of all time (born in 1940)
Jack William Nicklaus, Nicklaus when the two open the new course they designed at World Golf Village in St. Augustine.
Each of the four Grand Prize winners of the First Union World Golf Village Sweepstakes will walk with Palmer or Nicklaus for nine holes as an honorary caddie in an exhibition match at the course's opening on Nov. 15.
The King & The Bear is the first course Palmer and Nicklaus have designed together, though each man has created world-renowned golf courses on his own. The King & The Bear includes 7,200 yards of Bermuda grass Bermuda grass, perennial pasture, lawn, and hay grass (Cynodon dactylon) of the family Gramineae (grass family), native to Africa and Asia and now common in warm regions of both hemispheres. It is the standard pasture grass in the S United States. , broomsedge, saw palmettos saw palmetto
Any of several shrubby palms chiefly of the southern U.S. and West Indies that have spiny-toothed petioles (leafstalks), especially a common palm (Serenoa repens) of the southeastern U.S., with a usually creeping stem. and coquina-lined lakes.
When customers open a selected First Union account in October, they are automatically entered to win the sweepstakes drawing. For each additional service customers open, like free Online Banking with Bill Pay or a no-annual-fee First Union CheckCard, their name is put in the drawing again.
"First Union is proud to support the World Golf Village, which is an incredible draw for visitors to St. Augustine and the entire state," said Bob Helms Bob Helm (born July 18, 1914 in Fairmead, California, died 2003) was a jazz clarinetist who is known for playing with Lu Watters and Turk Murphy. He is most associated with Dixieland music. He led at least one band, which was Bob Helm's Riverside Roustabouts. , Florida president for First Union. "The First Union World Golf Village Sweepstakes represents a great opportunity for us to attract new customers and introduce them to our wide array of financial products and services."
"The opening of The King & The Bear is a historic moment for the golf world since it is the first design collaboration between Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus," said World Golf Hall of Fame Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. Bruce Lucker. "We are glad we could work with First Union to give four lucky fans the chance to meet these two legends and be part of this great moment in golf."
In addition to a chance to see the course up close, alongside its creators, Grand Prize winners also will receive:
-- A one-week (6 nights/7 days) stay at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla. -- A "meet and greet" photo opportunity with Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus. -- Commemorative merchandise. -- VIP seating at the World Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Nov. 20. -- An invitation to the reception honoring the 2000 Class of World Golf Hall of Fame Inductees.
Customers who open one of the following First Union accounts between Oct. 1 and Oct. 31, 2000 are entered to win: Custom Banking, Custom Business Banking, Prime Banking, the CAP Asset Management Account, or the CAP for Business Asset Management Account. The names of the four Grand Prize winners will be drawn from all eligible entries on Nov. 7, 2000.
No purchase or account is necessary to enter. In addition to opening a selected First Union account, consumers can hand print a 3x5 card with their complete name, home address and phone number and mail in a hand-addressed envelope to: First Union/The King & The Bear, c/o Dana McGhee, 301 S. Tryon St., T-6, Charlotte, NC 28288-0363.
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About World Golf Village
World Golf Village is an extraordinary destination featuring attractions, accommodations, shops and restaurants for the entire family, golfers and non-golfers alike. World-class amenities include the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort, Sheraton's Vistana Resort - a complex of upscale vacation villas - and the newly completed Comfort Suites. The Shops at World Golf Village feature stores, galleries, restaurants ad boutiques anchored by PGA TOUR The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USA's main professional golf tours. It is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. Its name is officially rendered in all caps as “PGA TOUR". Stop - the ultimate golf retail experience - and Treasures & Traditions - the museum gift shop for the World Golf Hall of Fame. World Golf Village is also home to the newest Sam Snead's Tavern, a popular, golf-themed eatery well known for its mouth watering baby-back ribs, among other delicious specialties to please every palate palate (păl`ĭt), roof of the mouth. The front part, known as the hard palate, formed by the upper maxillary bones and the palatine bones, separates the mouth from the nasal cavity. . More information on World Golf Village events and vacations can be accessed through www.wgv.com or by calling1/800-WGV-GOLF.