Tournament officials announced Wednesday that Jimmy Buffett and Maroon 5 will headline the 2014 Greenbrier Classic Concert Series, coinciding with the fifth annual Greenbrier Classic. June 30 – July 6 at The Greenbrier, the classic American resort in White Sulphur Springs.
With more than 17 million albums sold worldwide, Maroon 5 will bring their popular hybrid rock/R&B sound to The Greenbrier Classic on Friday, July 4 at 9:30 p.m. as fans celebrate America’s birthday at America’s Resort. The three-time Grammy Award winning group, with front man Adam Levine, is a powerhouse in popular music whose releases have gone gold and platinum in over 35 countries.
Singer, songwriter and best selling author Jimmy Buffett, a legend of popular culture, the composer of such classic songs as “Margaritaville,” “Come Monday” and “Cheeseburger In Paradise,” will round out the star-studded lineup at the 2014 Greenbrier Classic Concert Series. Buffett will perform on Saturday, July 5 at 9:30 p.m.
“We couldn’t be happier to have such an acclaimed group as Maroon 5 and such an iconic American artist like Jimmy Buffett join The Greenbrier Classic Concert Series,” said Jim Justice, owner of The Greenbrier. “Both are incredible performers and their shows are second to none – making them the perfect performers to match the world’s best golfers who will be teeing off on The Old White TPC course that week!”
Admission to your choice of either the Maroon 5 or Jimmy Buffett concert is included with the purchase of a weekly Greenbrier Classic tournament badge, which is priced from $60 per person. Additional badge types are available that include both concerts. For more information about Greenbrier Classic badges please visit www.greenbrierclassic.com.
In related news, Jim Justice is offering two incredible experiences and a discounted room rate as a special gift to all guests who book a weekday (Sunday – Thursday) room at the classic American resort between Apr. 1 and May 8. Guests taking advantage of this special limited time offer will receive an exclusive room rate starting at $89 per night (some restrictions apply; subject to availability), and one weekly grounds badge to The Greenbrier Classic, which includes their choice of complimentary admission to the Maroon 5 or Jimmy Buffett concert. For more information please visit www.greenbrier.com/JJsgift or call 855-531-6278.
Fans attending The Greenbrier Classic 2014 will be treated to several enhancements that will upgrade their tournament experience. The Vehicle Giveaway presented by My Local Ford Dealers will allow fans at the tournament the opportunity to register and win a new Ford vehicle during each competition round (7/3/14-7/6/14). Note: A vehicle will be given away to one lucky fan each competition round (7/3/14-7/6/14). Details: Must check-in daily (7/3/14-7/6/14) at Ford Vehicle Display located on Hole No. 12; Must be present on The Old White TPC Course to win; Daily drawing time: 5 p.m. (7/3, 7/4, 7/5 and 7/6).
The Hole-In-One Fan Jackpot adds an extra rooting interest for spectators seated in the bleachers and lawn area on Hole No. 18 from Wednesday’s Pro-Am (7/2/14) to Sunday’s final round (7/6/14). These fans will receive a cash payout for every hole-in-one made by any player, amateur or professional, in the Pro-Am or official field of competitors for the four competition rounds. Details: Spectator Cash Payout: $100 1st prize / $500 2nd prize / $1,000 3rd prize. Amateur/PGA Tour Professional: $25,000 1st prize / $50,000 2nd prize / $100,000 3rd prize to be donated to the charity of their choice.
The new Kids Zone at The Greenbrier Classic brings fans, family and the Fourth of July together. The exciting new venue includes a putting course, bounce houses, concessions, arts and crafts, and face painting for kids of all ages. Fans are encouraged to visit this interactive area, which will be open to the public on Hole No. 12 of The Old White TPC Course.
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