The first tournament of the World Golf Championships is scheduled for February 24-28 at La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California, and American Express will be there to bring a premium level of special offers and consumer service to its cardmembers and golf enthusiasts.
One of the sponsors of the Championships, American Express is taking the opportunity to extend top level on-site services such as:
***Tiger Woods Clinic – Cardmembers who purchase daily or weekly World Golf Championships event tickets for the February 24-28 event with their American Express card will receive admission to a golf clinic hosted by Tiger Woods on Monday, March 1, 1999.
***Complimentary PGA Tour Radio – Cardmembers can stop by the American Express Cardmember Services site to receive a free radio to listen to the live broadcast of the tournament February 27-28.
***Sports Scopes – Cardmembers will be provided with complimentary use of a periscope to enhance their viewing experience.
***Restaurant Reservations Program – Cardmembers can take advantage of specially-reserved tables at some of the most popular restaurants in the Carlsbad/San Diego region.
***VIP Hospitality Tent – Cardmembers can take a break from the action, relax in the shade, and receive free refreshments and light snacks at the American Express Hospitality tent.
***Concierge and Travel Services – All attendees at the Championships can visit the American Express Cardmember Services site where experienced customer service representatives will be on hand to provide travel services, arrange local sightseeing tours and offer tournament information. Also, card replacement and other assistance will be available for cardmembers.
***Free Gift with Purchase – Attendees who make on-site purchases with their American Express card will receive a free commemorative World Golf Championships ballmarker.
Heres a listing of the upcoming World Golf Championship events for 1999:
Andersen Consulting Match Play Championship
La Costa Resort and Spa
For tickets, phone: 760-929-6393
Firestone Country Club
For tickets, phone: 330-645-4133
American Express Championship
Valderrama Golf Club
For tickets, phone: 34-956-794-286
can apply online for an American Express card at www.americanexpress.com.