by Francoise Rhodes | January 11, 2020 8:35 pm
La Quinta native and local star collegiate golfer Charlie Reiter has received a sponsor exemption to compete again this year in The American Express™ PGA TOUR event. Reiter will return to the tournament as an amateur in order to maintain his collegiate eligibility.
Reiter earned 2019 Pac-12 All-Freshman honors last year playing for USC. As a junior at Palm Desert High School, Reiter won the CIF/SCGA Southern California Regional Championship earning him a spot in the California State High School Championship. He also led his high school team to their first ever CIF state tournament.
“It’s my dream to play on the PGA TOUR and I am grateful for this tremendous opportunity to test my game against the best players in the world in my own backyard,” said Reiter.
Charlie will join a strong field made up of Major Champions, Masters Champions and PGA TOUR winners including Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Tony Finau, Francesco Molinari, Paul Casey and many other great players.
The American Express will be played at the iconic PGA WEST Stadium, PGA WEST Nicklaus and La Quinta Country Club courses. Daily event tickets are on sale now for just $35 for Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and $50 for Friday and Saturday (Fri & Sat tickets include the concerts.) All tickets include admission to the PGA TOUR golf tournament and three on-course hospitality venues: the Albertsons Vons Pavilions Club 18, Casamigos Tequila Club 17 and Michelob Ultra Beers fore Birdies.
There are no cover charges or upgraded tickets needed for admission to the on-course hospitality venues or to attend the concerts.
For more event information and to buy tickets please visit TheAmexGolf.com.
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