Dick's Sporting Goods Open Only Six Days AwayPosted: Updated:
Endicott, N.Y. Dick's Sporting Goods Open is just six days away and therefore, preparations are just about finished. Preparations that were started at the 2017 PGA Tour Champions Tournament. With 78 players and 100,000 fans expecting to show up at En-Joie Golf Course, Tournament Director, John Karedes says that this week is all about the finishing touches.
"TV towers are going up for the golf channel, more golf carts are arriving, it's those finishing touches that will make next week special, right here in Endicott" Karedes said.
"We anticipate seeing a little over 100,000 people during the course of the week next week and at the end of the day, we know we provide an economic impact of over $16 million."
"As a tournament staff we actually start working on next year's tournament during this year's tournament" said Karedes.
Dick's Sporting Goods Open festivities start at En-Joie Golf Course on Monday August 13 - Sunday August 19.