More than a sporting event of four days , the Chile Classic is a country event, which reaches over 300 million households worldwide, which make up a very interesting target market to offer domestic products such as wine, fruit and exports in general. It is also an excellent showcase to show the world the tourism benefits of our country. In these four years, there have been more than 400 athletes who are leaders of world opinion, they have been able to convey all this in its field of action.
Besides being the most important golf tournament in the history of our country , it is the sporting event has distributed more awards , with a total purse of US $ 650,000 . 4 versions already made , we managed to install the brand in Chile Classic elite national sport , and we have gathered over 35 thousand people in total, who were delighted with the great golfing level Web.com Tour, the only way PGA Tour.
In the 2015 version, we had the participation of 144 players from 23 countries, who enjoyed the Mapocho Golf Club, main public course in the country. The champion was South African Dawie van der Walt, with a cumulative 23 under par for the course, he stayed with the fourth version of the tournament.
The main objective of Chile Classic is to bring value to the community. That is why , throughout the tournament , we have become the first country in Latin America to implement the educational program of The First Tee Foundation, which works in different parts of the world with about 7 million children, who through playing golf, they receive life values and healthy habits to make the country better citizens.
The PGA Web.com Tour
Founded (1990 ) , owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Web.com Tour continues to identify players who are ready to compete and win in the world golf 's biggest stage the PGA Tour. A historic season in 2013. the Web.com Tour became the path to the PGA TOUR with 50 cards available that are played in the regular season and four finals of the Web.com Tour. Three out of four PGA TOUR members are Web.com Tour alumni , who have won more than 400 titles on the PGA Tour, including 20 majors over five Players. The PGA TOUR, through the efforts of their tours and their tournaments sponsors, players and volunteers exceeded US $ 2 billion in charitable donations in January 2014.
Fundación Make A Wish Chile
Chile Classic collaborates with Chile Make A Wish Foundation a non -profit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses to enrich them with hope, strength and joy. 50% of the money raised from ticket revenues championship is donated entirely to this important foundation. In turn during the tournament charitable activities are carried out to be an even greater contribution to the Foundation.