Pinnacle Bank Championship Media Day
June 16, 2020
The Pinnacle Bank Championship announced the rules that will be followed while covering the 2020 Championship, scheduled for July 30 – August 2.
The PGA TOUR has developed a Media Operations plan which will provide media the opportunity to cover the Pinnacle Bank Championship, while also taking into consideration the protocols necessary to all for the Tour’s return in a safe and responsible manner.
Exemptions for the 2020 Championship will be announced at a later date.
The Championship is also announcing that this year’s benefitting charity will be Children’s Hospital & Medical Center. The Championship has given more than $252,000 to area charities supporting such organizations as Make-a-Wish Nebraska, The Lane Thomas Foundation, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and TeamMates Mentoring Program, which has been the tournament’s benefactor as its charitable partner since 2017.
“We are grateful to Pinnacle Bank and all who support and enjoy the Pinnacle Bank Championship, which will benefit Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in 2020,” said Beth Greiner, Executive Director of Children’s Foundation. “As the only full-service, pediatric health care center in Nebraska, all funds raised will benefit the health – and improve the lives – of our region’s children.”
As was announced on Monday, June 15, the Championship will be played without spectators. The decision was made in accordance with and recommendations from local, state and federal government agencies tasked with ensuring the safety of those essential to conducting the tournament. While some of those restrictions have been loosened in recent days, multiple options were vetted before making our decision, it would be difficult to change course at this point in time.