Chase Sapphire Preferred and PGA of America Announce Partnership Delivering Exclusive Access to the PGA Championship

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NEW YORK--()--Chase Sapphire Preferred®, a premier rewards card from Chase designed to deliver unique experiences and exceptional service, and the PGA of America today announced an official partnership. The multi-year partnership names Chase Sapphire as the official credit card of the PGA of America and the PGA Championship, including the 2015 PGA Championship, held August 10–16, at Whistling Straits Golf Course in Kohler, Wisconsin, and in 2016 at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey. The partnership also includes Chase Bank as the official retail bank.

Starting today, Chase Sapphire cardmembers can redeem their credit card rewards points or purchase exclusive 2015 PGA Championship packages through Ultimate Rewards. Cardmembers can also call (866) 266-2095 to purchase the preferential rewards packages. For Chase Sapphire Preferred, the partnership represents the brand’s commitment to delivering exciting experiences and access to unforgettable adventures around cardmember passions.

“Our cardmembers have many passion points, one of which is golf, so we are excited that our partnership with the PGA of America will allow us to reward customers with exclusive experiences at some of professional golf’s most prestigious Championships,” said Chase Sapphire Preferred General Manager Lisa Walker. “We had tremendous response to golf experiences offered in the past, so we’re thrilled to be able to offer our cardmembers more of what they love.”

“The PGA of America is delighted to welcome a world-class partner in Chase Sapphire Preferred to our family,” said PGA of America Chief Executive Officer Pete Bevacqua. “We’re thrilled that Chase Sapphire Preferred has aligned its business with our PGA Professionals and will share in the excitement of the PGA Championship. This partnership will enable both our membership and golf fans to experience the advantages Chase Sapphire Preferred offers its cardmembers through its deep commitment to customer service.”

As a partner with the PGA of America, Chase Sapphire Preferred is offering enhanced benefits and experiences for cardmembers onsite at the Championships, including complimentary food and beverage at the Chase Sapphire Cardmember Club and PGA/Bon Appétit Champions of the Course event. The Champions of the Course event will pair some of the nation’s top chefs with PGA Professionals for an exclusive culinary experience.

Chase Sapphire cardmember packages with the PGA of America include:

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: PGA/BON APPETIT CHAMPIONS OF THE COURSE CULINARY EVENT

Purchase for $100 or redeem 10,000 Ultimate Rewards points

  • One VIP ticket (8/12)
  • Early access (5 p.m.–5:30 p.m.) for a meet and greet with chefs
  • Interactive food tastings and demos with featured chefs

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: WEDNESDAYSATURDAY CHALET PACKAGE

Purchase for $1,500 or redeem 150,000 Ultimate Rewards points

  • Three nights hotel accommodations for two at a 4-star hotel in downtown Milwaukee
  • Access for two to Championship grounds (8/13–8/14)
  • Access for two to the Chase Sapphire Preferred Hospitality Chalet located on Hole No. 18 (8/13–8/14)
  • Access for two to the Chase Sapphire Cardmember Club located on the fairway of Hole No. 15
  • Transportation provided to and from hotel and golf course

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: FRIDAYMONDAY CHALET PACKAGE

Purchase for $1,500 or redeem 150,000 Ultimate Rewards points

  • Three nights hotel accommodations at a 4-star hotel in downtown Milwaukee (8/14–8/17)
  • Access for two to Championship grounds (8/15–8/16)
  • Access for two to the Chase Sapphire Preferred Hospitality Chalet located on Hole No. 18 (8/15–8/16)
  • Access for two to the Chase Sapphire Cardmember Club located on the fairway of Hole No. 15
  • Transportation provided to and from hotel and golf course

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: DAILY GROUNDS TICKETS

Purchase for $31.50 or redeem 3,150 points (Mon. –Tues.); $42 or 4,200 points (Wed.); $94.50 or 9,450 points (Thurs.); $99.75 or 9,975 points (Fri.–Sun.)

  • One daily grounds ticket (either Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat. or Sun.)
  • Access to the Chase Sapphire Cardmember Club located on the fairway of Hole No. 15

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: WEDNESDAYSATURDAY HOTEL PACKAGE

Purchase for $1,000 or redeem 100,000 Ultimate Rewards points

  • Three nights hotel accommodations at a 4-star hotel in downtown Milwaukee (8/12–8/15)
  • Access for two to Championship grounds (8/13–8/14)
  • Access for two to the Chase Sapphire Cardmember Club located on the fairway of hole No. 15
  • Transportation provided to and from hotel and golf course

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: FRIDAYMONDAY HOTEL PACKAGE

Purchase for $1,000 or redeem 100,000 Ultimate Rewards points

  • Three nights hotel accommodations at a 4-star hotel in downtown Milwaukee (8/14–8/17)
  • Access for two to Championship grounds (8/15–8/16)
  • Access for two to the Chase Sapphire Cardmember Club located on the fairway of Hole No. 15
  • Transportation provided to and from hotel and golf course

For more information visit www.Chase.com/Sapphire.

About Chase Sapphire Preferred

Chase Sapphire Preferred is a premier rewards credit card for people who value life experiences. With Sapphire Preferred, members can fuel adventures while enjoying premium rewards designed to help them do more of what they love most. Chase Sapphire Preferred provides access to superior service and benefits with access to exclusive cardmember experiences; double points for every dollar spent on dining and travel; 24/7 live customer service; the Chip and Signature for international travel; no foreign transaction fees; no travel restrictions or blackout dates on airfare booked through Ultimate Rewards; 1:1 point transfer to leading frequent travel programs; and more. More information is available at www.Chase.com/Sapphire.

About Chase

Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves nearly half of America’s households with a broad range of financial services, including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing, investment advice, small business loans and payment processing. Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: More than 5,500 branches, 18,000 ATMs, mobile, online and by phone. For more information, go to www.chase.com.

About the PGA of America

For more information about the PGA of America, visit PGA.org, follow @PGAofAmerica on Twitter, and find us on Facebook.

Contacts

Chase Card Services
Erin Smolenski, 302-282-8460
Erin.Smolenski@chase.com
or
PGA of America
Jamie Carbone, 561-624-8446
jcarbone@pgahq.com

Contacts

Chase Card Services
Erin Smolenski, 302-282-8460
Erin.Smolenski@chase.com
or
PGA of America
Jamie Carbone, 561-624-8446
jcarbone@pgahq.com