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33rd Albertsons Boise Open Presented by Chevron Brings PGA TOUR Golf and Concerts Back toHillcrest Country Club in Boise, August 18-21
Train, Billy Idol and Midland to Perform After Golf on the 18th Fairway
The 33rd Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron announced the concert lineup today for this year’s event to be held August 18 – 21 at Hillcrest Country Club. The first event of the Korn Ferry Tour Finals, the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron features four days of PGA TOUR golf with three concerts in the evenings following the first three tournament rounds.
Last year, the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron set the Korn Ferry Tour charity record donating $2.9 Million to charities. The event will continue its rich history of supporting charity by adding to the $30 Million raised since the inaugural event in 1990. A portion of the money raised for charity will once again come from the Mondelez Tickets Support Charity Program where 100% of all event ticket sales support local charities. Through the Mondelez Tickets Support Charity program, all ticket purchasers will select the local charity their ticket purchase will support.
The concerts will kick off following golf on Thursday, August 18th with 2018 ACM New Vocal Group of the Year, Midland. Launching in 2017 with rave reviews, Midland’s album ON THE ROCKS was declared “the year’s best Country album” by The Washington Post. Their 2x Platinum-certified chart-topping debut “Drinkin’ Problem,” which offers an intentional nod to Country music reminiscent of the 1970s and 80s, earned the band their first GRAMMY® Awards nominations for Best Country Song and Best Country Duo/Group Performance.
Following golf on Friday night, rock and roll legend Billy Idol will perform as part of his global tour, The Roadside. Decades after releasing his first 45, Billy Idol still makes gliding, thumping, cinematic songs about sin, redemption and the love of rock’n’roll. Produced by Butch Walker (Green Day, Weezer, amongst many others), The Roadside takes Billy Idol into new but familiar waters full of color, power, atmosphere, attitude, and mystery. Billy Idol is joined by his friend and collaborator since 1981, guitarist and co-songwriter Steve Stevens.
On Saturday night, multi-GRAMMY and Billboard award-winning band Train will rock the Chevron stage performing their hits “Drops of Jupiter,” “Hey, Soul Sister,” “Meet Virginia” and many more. With 14 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 since the release of their debut album, Train has sold more than 10 million albums and 30 million tracks worldwide while earning three GRAMMY Awards and dozens of other honors.
“We are very excited to bring in three amazing bands to perform for our fans this year,” said Jeff Sanders, CEO of Jeff Sanders Entertainment, the company that promotes and operates the event. “Thanks to the tremendous support of Albertsons, Chevron, over 100 major sponsors and 800 loyal Boise volunteers, we are able to host an incredibly fan friendly and affordable event here in Boise while raising millions of dollars for charities.”
The Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron will be the first of three Korn Ferry Tour Finals events to feature 75 PGA TOUR players and the top 75 Korn Ferry Tour players as they compete to earn their PGA TOUR cards for the 2022-2023 PGA TOUR season. The tournament has hosted many of the best golfers in the world over the years on their way to PGA TOUR stardom including: Scottie Scheffler, Patrick Cantlay, Justin Thomas, Victor Hovland, Will Zalatoris, Bryson DeChambeau, Xander Schauffele, and many more.
The concerts will be held at Hillcrest CC on the 18th fairway and will start immediately after golf concludes. Concert admission is included with the purchase of daily tickets and four-day passes - there will not be any additional charges or upgraded tickets needed to enjoy the concerts after golf. The concerts are sponsored by Smithfield Foods on Thursday, Tyson Foods on Friday and Sanderson Farms on Saturday.
Tickets go on sale today, May 3rd at 10:00 am and include admission to the golf tournament by day and concerts at night. Daily tickets are $25 for Thursday, Friday and Saturday and just $10 for Sunday’s final round. A limited number of 4-day passes will also be available for $65 that include admission to all four days of the golf tournament and all three evening concerts.
In addition to the great golf and concert admission, all tickets will include admission to two on-course hospitality venues - the Albertsons Fan Pavilion on the 16th green featuring Michelob Ultra Beers Fore Birdies and Albertsons Signature Café and the Coors Light Fan Deck behind the 18th green.
For more information, please visit www.AlbertsonsBoiseOpen.com
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Albertsons Foundation Distributes Charity Dollars from 32nd Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron
The Albertsons Companies Foundation along with Albertsons Executives announced today the distribution of charity dollars from the Mondelez Tickets Support Charity Program by which 100% of all ticket sales from the 32nd annual Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron were given to local charities.
More than 35 local Treasure Valley charities received donations from the event thanks to the Mondelez Tickets Support Charity Program which allowed ticket purchasers to choose which local charity would receive 100% of the money from their ticket purchase.
Albertsons Intermountain Division President, John Colgrove, met with five of the benefitting charities today to hand deliver their donations:
In total, the 2021 Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron generated a Korn Ferry Tour Charity record $2.9 million for Charities. The Albertsons Companies Foundation will continue to distribute funds from the 2021 Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron throughout the year.
“We are thrilled to support local Treasure Valley charities in such a big way,” said John Colgrove, Intermountain Division President. “Albertsons and the Albertsons Foundation are very excited about the success of last year’s Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron and the huge amount of money it raised for charities thanks to the support of our local fans and amazing sponsors. We look forward to another great event this year and adding to our 32-year charity total of almost $30 Million.”
The 33rd annual Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron will take place August 18 – 21, 2022 at Hillcrest Country Club in Boise. For more information, please visit www.AlbertsonsBoiseOpen.com.
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Albertsons Boise Open Presented by Chevron Sets Tour Charity Record, Adds Six Nights of Concerts After Golf
BOISE, IDAHO – The 32nd Annual Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron concluded on Sunday evening wrapping up a record-breaking week at Hillcrest Country Club in Boise, ID. The event not only announced a Korn Ferry Tour record charity donation from the event’s net proceeds of 2.9 Million Dollars, but also hosted six nights of concerts and sold out of tickets for three of the four tournament days.
The event kicked off on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with the sold-out Hershey Company Pro-Am and Am-Am. Sponsors enjoyed golf each day followed by dinner and concerts in the evenings from rock and roll legends Bon Jovi and Joan Jett as well as popular singer/songwriter and freestyle artist Kelley James.
After the First Round of the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron on Thursday night, reigning CMA and ACM “Group of the Year,” Old Dominion performed for the crowd that filled the 18th fairway at Hillcrest Country Club. Filling in for REO Speedwagon on Friday night, Sammy Hagar and his Supergroup The Circle performed with a special guest appearance from 80s power pop star Rick Springfield. On Saturday, Sammy Hagar and The Circle took the stage again, performing their career-spanning hits from Montrose, Van Halen, Sammy Hagar and The Waboritas and Led Zeppelin.
Admission for the public concerts was included with the purchase of $25 daily tickets and 100% of all ticket sales support local Boise charities.
The “Golf by Day, Music by Night” one ticket model was wildly successful as tickets for Thursday, Friday and Saturday were sold out for the first time in 32 years.
“Thanks to the amazing support of Albertsons, Chevron, all of our supporting sponsors, the great fans of Boise and our 800 hard-working volunteers, we are thrilled to announce this record contribution to deserving charities,” said Jeff Sanders, CEO of Jeff Sanders Entertainment, the event’s management company. “The fans and sponsors loved our ‘Golf by Day, Music by Night’ entertainment golf festival model and the ticket sales and charity results were the big winners.”
In addition to the golf and concerts, all tickets included admission to two on-course hospitality venues - the Albertsons Fan Pavilion on the 16th green featuring Michelob Ultra Beers for Birdies and Albertsons Signature Café and the Coors Light Fan Deck behind the 18th green.
Sunday’s Final Round also featured Junior Day sponsored by Pacific Office Automation for only $10. All kids in attendance on Sunday received a free hat, lunch, golf lessons from a PGA professional and could play golf games set up by The First Tee.
Including the 2.9 Million Dollars raised in 2021, the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron has now raised almost 30 Million Dollars over the last 32 years.
The tournament was conducted within local health guidelines and PGA TOUR COVID-19 testing policies and wearing a mask is encouraged.
For more information about the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron, please visit www.albertsonsboiseopen.com
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FOR RELEASE: March 19 , 2021
PORTLAND, OREGON - Jeff Sanders announced today the launch of Jeff Sanders Entertainment Inc., a golf and entertainment focused event management company based in Portland, Oregon.
“It was a great run over the past seven years,” said Sanders. “We created a golf festival model that focused on delicious food and wine, amazing music and PGA TOUR golf that substantially grew our event attendance, greatly enhanced our fan and sponsor experience and helped raise millions for charities in need.”
Sanders started his first event company, Jeff Sanders Promotions, in 1989, after playing on the PGA TOUR for 6 years. Known as “JSP” the company managed amateur and professional golf events, including the original Ben Hogan Boise Open presented by Albertsons, the historic 1996 US Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods and the 1997 US Women’s Open. With a passion for promoting golf events, the company grew its golf event portfolio before it was sold in 2013. After selling his company, Sanders stayed on as the leader of the Golf Events Division for seven years.
Over the past 32 years, Sanders has sold, promoted and produced hundreds of events. Most notably, in recent years Sanders served as Executive Director of four events under the PGA TOUR umbrella: the Safeway Open, The American Express, the Albertsons Boise Open and the WinCo Foods Portland Open. All four tournaments became known for the golf festival entertainment model created by Sanders.
The live music on site at the tournaments have included both private music experiences for Pro-Am and VIP guests as well as sold-out shows for fans after golf. The concerts at the golf events have included performances by Dave Matthews, Jimmy Buffett, John Legend, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Jake Owen, Sammy Hagar, Rob Thomas, Weezer, Huey Lewis, Goo Goo Dolls, Bad Company and many more.
“My passion for promoting and producing live events, especially when it comes to combining golf and music is as high as ever. The JSE team is ready to go,” said Sanders.
Jeff Sanders Entertainment, Inc. will implement its golf festival model and manage the 32nd Albertsons Boise Open this August 16-22, in Boise, Idaho, an event that Sanders launched in 1989 and has continued to direct all 32 years.