WASHINGTON, DC, July 01, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Professional and award-winning golfer Jim Herman
will be attending this year's Quicken Loans National. As a part of the annual PGA tour, the Quicken Loans National stop will feature the highest-ranking golfers. The tournament offers 500 FedExCup points with a purse of $7,100,000.
The 2017 Quicken Loans National will be held on June 29th to July 2nd at the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. Practice rounds will begin on June 26th with the first tournament round starting at 7:00AM on June 29th. All patron tickets are full-week passes. The Quicken Loans National has partnered with Title Sponsor Quicken Loans and has founding partners AT&T and CDW. Military Partner is Lockheed Martin. The Quicken Loans National is also proud to serve the community by contributing to charities. This year's philanthropic supporters include Acura, Charles Schwab, Deltek, Grey Goose, Imagen Records, Intelligent Decisions, Michelob Ultra, and United Airlines.
Jim Herman began playing golf when he was 9 years old and by 12 would play from dawn to dusk. After receiving a generous sponsorship because of his skills, Herman turned pro in 2000. With numerous awards and placements under his belt, he received his first PGD Tour victory in 2016 at the Shell Houston Open. Herman is known from using Presidential dollar gold coins to mark his ball on the green.
About PGA Tour: The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, NEC Series-PGA TOUR Latinoamerica, PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR China.
The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to more than 1 billion households in 225 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2013, tournaments across all Tours generated more than $133 million for local and national charitable organizations and in early 2014 the TOUR's all-time charitable contributions surpassed $2 billion.