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DraftKings Sportsbook introduced Tuesday it has been named the primary official betting operator of The Northern Belief golf event, the primary occasion of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup Playoffs, when it returns to Liberty Nationwide Golf Membership in Jersey Metropolis on Aug. 18-22.

The DraftKings Home, a custom-made, open-to-the-public venue, will characteristic views of the fifteenth inexperienced and sixteenth fairway and is open to visitors 21-years-old and over. The area may have an open-air patio that’s open to any fan with a event grounds ticket.

Company Facilities

Spectators who enter the DraftKings Home may have entry to TVs airing golf and different dwell sports activities, cellphone chargers, complimentary Wi-Fi and premium meals and beverage choices for buy.

As well as, the venue will characteristic a totally personal VIP DraftKings Suite for the corporate to host purchasers and contestants with high facilities.

“As the prevailing relationship between DraftKings and the PGA Tour continues to evolve, integrating them into the New Jersey market at The Northern Belief was a pure match,” Julie Tyson, Govt Director, stated in a information launch.

“When the state of New Jersey legalized sports activities betting in 2018, it opened the doorways for plenty of new enterprise alternatives within the sports activities trade and we’re proud to be one of many first PGA Tour occasions to supply a setting on this class. Our event prides itself in having on-site experiences that cater to a wide range of followers and we’re trying ahead to debuting this modern venue on one of many largest levels in golf because the FedExCup Playoffs begin.”

DraftKings Expands Golf Offers

The settlement expands DraftKings’ relationship with the PGA Tour, as they’ve just lately introduced plans for a retail sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale pending regulatory approval, in addition to sponsorship offers because the official day by day fantasy recreation and official golf betting operator of the PGA Tour.

Final fall, it additionally expanded its presence by signing 2020 U.S. Open champion Bryson DeChambeau to a sponsorship deal.

DraftKings additionally will host for the primary time its Fantasy Golf World Championship at The Northern Belief the place 40 of the highest day by day fantasy gamers will compete for complete prizes of $4 million. The occasion will happen in particular person spanning the 4 days of the event with the highest finisher receiving $1 million.

“DraftKings is proud to evolve and develop our presence into the golf area by persevering with to construct upon the prevailing relationship with the PGA Tour,” stated Ezra Kucharz, chief enterprise officer at DraftKings. “We imagine the New Jersey market is craving this sort of expertise at a sporting occasion and we sit up for offering an modern activation for golf followers at The Northern Belief and Liberty Nationwide Golf Membership.”

To achieve entry to the venue, followers should purchase a day by day grounds ticket to the event, beginning at $35 for Wednesday, $60 for Thursday or Friday and $70 to attend Saturday or Sunday.

Final yr, Dustin Johnson shot 30-under-par to seize the 2020 version at TPC Boston by 11 pictures over Harris English to seize his fifth FedExCup Playoffs occasion.