ATLANTA – Tee Up ATL returns as the official kickoff event for the TOUR Championship. The annual charity concert is set for Monday, August 21, from 7-10 p.m. at the Tabernacle and will feature performances by JEEZY x DJ DRAMA.
Special programming will include musical performances, player appearances, live installations, interactive activations and fundraising for hometown charities.
Tee Up ATL celebrates the PGA TOUR’s top 30 golfers as they come to Atlanta to compete for the FedExCup at the season-ending TOUR Championship held at East Lake Golf Club, August 23-27. Tickets are only $25 and are available for purchase by going to TeeUpATL.com.
“The return of Tee Up ATL underscores the momentum the TOUR Championship has in the Atlanta community,” said Alex Urban, Executive Director of the TOUR Championship. “Led by our incredible sponsors, Tee Up ATL will be a great kickoff to the week and call attention to the community impact of the event, which raised a record $5.5 Million for local charities in 2022.”
The concert, last held in 2019 prior to the pandemic plans to unite Atlanta in a celebration of music, art, and golf with all proceeds benefiting local non-profit organizations including the East Lake Foundation, Grove Park Foundation, First Tee – Metro Atlanta, Purpose Built Schools Atlanta, and Focused Community Strategies.
The annual Tee Up ATL is hosted by the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, Atlanta Sports Council, Atlanta Business Chronicle, PGA TOUR Superstore, 680 The Fan with the support of the Proud Partners of the TOUR Championship – Southern Company, The Coca-Cola Company, and Accenture.
Ryan Cameron, two-time Emmy Award-winning personality and nationally syndicated radio host for Urban One, will emcee the event. Past performers include ATL legends CeeLo, Big Boi, Ludacris, and more.
For more information and tickets visit: www.TeeUpATL.com
For more information about the TOUR Championship, please visit TOURChampionship.com. Fans are encouraged to follow the TOUR Championship on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for tournament updates.
About the TOUR Championship
The TOUR Championship is the culmination of the PGA TOUR season and the FedExCup Playoffs where the TOUR’s top 30 global stars compete for the sport’s ultimate prize, the FedExCup. Since their inception, the Playoffs have concluded in Atlanta at East Lake Golf Club, which has an undeniable aura and historical significance as the place where the legendary career of Bobby Jones was born. The 2023 tournament will be played Aug. 23-27. The tournament has raised more than $48 million in charitable funds since 1998 and proudly supports the East Lake Foundation; Focused Community Strategies; the Grove Park Foundation; Purpose Built Schools Atlanta; and First Tee – Metro Atlanta. Accenture, The Coca-Cola Company and Southern Company are the exclusive Proud Partners of the TOUR Championship.
About Accenture Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 738,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
About The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and nearly 3,900 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world’s most valuable and recognizable brands, our company’s portfolio features 21 billion-dollar brands, 19 of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. These brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Dasani, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Del Valle, Georgia and Gold Peak. Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world’s top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at www.coca-colablog.com or find us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/the-coca-cola-company.
About Southern Company
Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy distribution company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience and sustainability, we are taking action to meet customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, The Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit www.southerncompany.com.