WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft-Heinz Named as Recipient of Web.com Tour’s Best Player Experience Award
Players select fourth-year Portland event as best Tour stop of the season
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft-Heinz, conducted annually at the historic Witch Hollow course at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains, Ore., was awarded with the Web.com Tour’s Best Player Experience Award at the PGA TOUR’s Tournament Meetings on Thursday, December 7 in Boca Raton, Fla.
“We are honored to present the WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft-Heinz with this wonderful award, decided upon by the Web.com Tour’s players,” said Web.com Tour President Dan Glod. “The tournament team and title sponsor WinCo Foods did an incredible job creating a week unlike any other for our players and their families, and we’re pleased the players have recognized their efforts with this award.”
As the Web.com Tour event with the best player experience, the WinCo Foods Portland Open delivered on numerous fronts, including:
“This is a tremendous honor to receive the award for Best Player Experience,” said WinCo Foods Portland Open Executive Director Jeff Sanders. “It’s always a special week with twenty-five PGA TOUR cards on the line and we have this circled on our calendar all year.” The 2018 WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft-Heinz will return to the Witch Hollow course at Pumpkin Ridge GC August 16-19.
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