MILWAUKEE, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Spa services, wine and beer tasting, an
art auction and Sammy and Kurt of the BoDeans are scheduled to hit the back
nine at the U.S. Bank Championship's The Evening Round. These Milwaukee events
and live entertainment will offer fun for the entire family and take place
Saturday, July 19 following tournament play at 4 p.m. in the corporate
village, alongside the 18th hole at Brown Deer Park Golf Course.
Sam Llanas and Kurt Neumann of the BoDeans, a local, homegrown favorite
and popular rock 'n' roll band, will headline the festivities with a live
acoustic set. The U.S. Bank Championship's special entertainment and
activities at The Evening Round are free with paid admission to the
tournament. Tickets for Saturday's tournament play and event featuring Sammy
and Kurt of the BoDeans are available at http://www.usbankchampionship.com.
Spa services, including chair massages, light therapy on the hands, and
education on acupuncture will be provided by two local relaxation
venues -- White Sage Spa and Lakeside School of Massage. Wine tasting will be
presented by Sendik's Market of Milwaukee, and beer tasting will feature
Leinenkugel products and Miller Brands Distributing imports. Weather
permitting, Sammy and Kurt of the BoDeans' live set, spa services and wine and
beer tasting will begin at 4 p.m., or directly following tournament play.
"This is a great opportunity for golf fans, and non-golf fans alike, to
experience the region's only permanent PGA TOUR event," says Dan Croak,
Tournament Director. "The Evening Round is a fresh and first-of-its-kind
approach for people to experience PGA TOUR golf in Milwaukee, live
entertainment, food and fun for the entire community to enjoy."
In addition, paintings will be rendered by three Wisconsin-based artists,
to be raffled for charity during The Evening Round. Art will be created
on-course near the corporate village on Saturday, July 19. Scheduled paintings
will include: a depiction of Tiger Woods at his first PGA TOUR event at Brown
Deer Park Golf Course in 1996, a scene of crowds at the 18th hole, and a
floral view from the more than 50,000 annuals planted for the U.S. Bank
All proceeds from the U.S. Bank Championship will be donated to local
charitable causes throughout Wisconsin. In 2007, the U.S. Bank Championship
presented over $525,000 to a wide variety of organizations, including youth
development associations and sporting programs, hospitals and food banks.
"The U.S. Bank Championship is more than just a golf event," says Bill
Bertha, President of U.S. Bank of Wisconsin. "It's also a charitable event
that contributes to the Milwaukee community."
The 41st annual U.S. Bank Championship will be Monday, July 14 - Sunday,
July 20 at Brown Deer Park Golf Course. Information, schedule of events and
tickets for the U.S. Bank Championship are available by calling 414-431-GOLF
(4653) or visiting http://www.usbankchampionship.com.
The U.S. Bank Championship -- 'This You Gotta See'
The U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee is a one-of-a-kind event, and the
region's only permanent PGA TOUR stop. The U.S. Bank Championship offers
businesses the unique opportunity to host customers and employees with
customizable, affordable corporate sponsorships, helping businesses of all
sizes achieve multiple goals at a single event. Golf fans and non-golf fans
alike can enjoy the excitement at a PGA TOUR event. With the help of its
volunteers, the not-for-profit U.S. Bank Championship has contributed millions
of dollars to Wisconsin charities since 1994.
About U.S. Bancorp
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $242 billion in assets, is the parent
company of U.S. Bank, the 6th largest commercial bank in the United States.
The company operates 2,522 banking offices and 4,844 ATMs, and provides a
comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, and
trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.
Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at http://www.usbank.com.
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