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West Virginia Golf Association announces new partnership with Yuengling

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA) is pleased to announce its newest sponsorship with Yuengling.

“The West Virginia FLIGHT by Yuengling Amateur Series is getting a new look for 2022, thanks to our partnership with Yuengling,” said WVGA Executive Director Brad Ullman. “This partnership is allowing us to double the number of events conducted from previous years as we look to continue growing recreational and competitive golfing opportunities for men and women.”

The West Virginia FLIGHT by Yuengling Amateur Series is open to any Member of the West Virginia Golf Association, 21 years of age and older. Open to men and women as well as senior golfers. There are multiple divisions to compete based on your gender and skill level. These 18-hole, one-day events offer a Net Division as well as Gross Division, where winners receive gift certificates at each golf shop.

The West Virginia FLIGHT by Yuengling Amateur Series schedule includes the following events:

  • April 18 – Edgewood Country Club, Sissonville
  • April 27 – Riverside Golf Club, Mason
  • May 16 – Resort at Glade Springs (Cobb), Daniels
  • May 21 – The Raven, Snowshoe
  • May 24 – Fincastle, Bluefield, Va.
  • June 9 – Stonewall Resort, Roanoke
  • Aug. 25 – Twisted Gun, Wharncliffe
  • Sept. 2 – Woodhaven, Daniels
  • Sept. 8 – Tygart Lake, Grafton
  • Sept. 9 – Apple Valley, Fairmont
  • Sept. 22 – Logan Country Club, Logan
  • Oct. 6 – Lakeview Resort, Morgantown

Stonewall Resort, Roanoke Twisted Gun, Wharncliffe Woodhaven, Daniels
Tygart Lake, Grafton
Apple Valley, Fairmont
Logan Country Club, Logan Lakeview Resort, Morgantown

“As America’s Oldest Brewery ®, Yuengling is continuously looking for ways to create new opportunities for consumers to enjoy the brand and provide fun beer drinking experiences for fans across all lifestyles,” said Colin Callahan, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. “That is why today, we are excited for FLIGHT by Yuengling, our low-carb, upscale light brand, to partner with the West Virginia Golf Association and bring fans, light beer drinkers and golfers alike together for a fun competitive and amateur golfing season.”

Born from six generations of brewing expertise, FLIGHT by Yuengling is the Next Generation of Light BeerTM that brings even better taste, with a low carbs and calories, to the refreshment category. Recognizing an opportunity in the light beer category, Yuengling worked to deliver an upscale refreshment brand that fit within the active lifestyles of today’s consumers. With 2.6 grams of carbs, 95 calories, and 4.2% ABV, FLIGHT by Yuengling is a crisp, easy-to-drink beer that complements the brewery’s existing portfolio of brands.

For more information please visit wvga.org.

About D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc.

D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery®, is family-owned and operated since 1829. Now sold in 23 states, production is supported by two breweries in Pottsville, PA and one in Tampa, FL. Principal beer brands include Yuengling® Traditional Lager, Light Lager 99, Black & Tan, Golden Pilsner, Premium, Premium Light, Dark Brewed Porter, Lord Chesterfield Ale®, Oktoberfest, Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter, FLIGHT by Yuengling, and Raging Eagle Mango. Get news, updates and access media images at https://www.yuengling.com/news.

About the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA): Founded in 1913, the West Virginia Golf Association is dedicated to promoting and preserving the game of golf in West Virginia. We encourage people of all ages, especially our senior men and women, to pursue and benefit from the opportunities for competition, camaraderie and health offered by the sport of golf. We introduce elementary school children to golf and safety, core values and healthy habits through the First Tee of West Virginia and develop young players through our Callaway Junior Rookie League and Callaway Junior Tour events for boys and girls under 18. We host one-day events and tournaments

throughout the season for men, women, juniors and seniors. Our membership consists of 85 Member Clubs and over 11,000 individual golfers throughout the state of West Virginia. In addition, we serve as a central source of information for our Member Clubs and generally represent the United States Golf Association (USGA) through administering the USGA Handicap System and Course/Slope Rating System, conducting qualifying rounds and overseeing amateur status matters. It is also our privilege to protect and share the rich history of golf in West Virginia through the West Virginia Golf Hall of Fame.

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