PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Charles Schwab, one of the world's leading investment services firms, was named today as a sponsor and "The Official Wealth Management Firm of the PGA of America and PGA Championship."
Charles Schwab has been a consistent supporter of professional golf for more than two decades. Today's announcement provides the firm with the opportunity to further its efforts in growing the game at the grassroots level, partnering with the PGA's 29,000 Professionals. The three-year agreement-inclusive of the 2018 PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis; 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black in Long Island, New York; and 2020 PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco-encompasses a variety of interactive activities designed for spectators and top instructional online content.
"The PGA of America welcomes Charles Schwab to our impressive portfolio of sponsors," said Luke Reissman, Senior Director of Partnerships for the PGA of America. "Schwab's commitment to providing an array of premier financial services and to enhance the spectator experience at the PGA Championship presents exciting opportunities for PGA Members and spectators alike."
"As a long-term supporter of the game of golf, we believe this relationship with the PGA of America and its teaching Professionals aligns well with the passions and interests of our clients," said Derek Benbow, Managing Director of Corporate Sponsorships at Charles Schwab. "Schwab celebrates those who work hard, overcome challenges, and pursue their dreams - and we find some of the best examples of such individuals in sports like golf."