TimberTech Championship Returns To Broken Sound Country Club

BOCA RATON, Florida – The TimberTech Championship will return to its familiar site at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club for this year’s PGA TOUR Champions playoff tournament.

The TimberTech Championship was held at Broken Sound Club from 2007 until last year when it was shifted to Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club because The Old Course was being re-designed by Hall of Fame architect Rees Jones. The TimberTech Championship, the second playoff tournament of the Charles Schwab Cup, will be held at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club on Nov. 3-5, 2023.

The Old Course is one of the most respected layouts on the 50-and-older circuit and has a history of producing quality winners. The last four TimberTech champions include a Hall of Famer (Boca Raton resident Bernhard Langer), two major champions (Darren Clarke and Mark Calcavecchia), and Steven Alker, last year’s Charles Schwab Cup champion who has won five times since turning 50. Langer won his hometown event for the third time last year at Royal Palm.

“We’re excited to return to The Old Course where the TimberTech Championship has had so

much success,” tournament director Steve Marino said. “The players have always enjoyed playing the course and appreciate the hospitality the Broken Sound Club’s membership provides. It’s like we’re going home.”

Jones, dubbed “The Open Doctor” for his work in preparation for various major championships, said he did a comprehensive re-design of The Old Course. The focus was to make the course playable for high-handicap members and challenging for the game’s elite players.

“We rebuilt every green, tee, and bunker,” Jones said. “We tried to give it an old and classic look. The greens have all been re-designed, and there is no repetition with their look and how they play. There are not a lot of greens perched next to the water, like at many South Florida courses. I think the PGA TOUR Champions players will love the changes.”

In addition to the renovated course, the tournament will include a new interactive area called the TimberTech Backyard located behind the clubhouse offering great fan viewing areas of #1, #7, and #10 teeing areas and the putting green. The area will also give fans access to the video boards and specialty beverage and concession stations.

“Creating a fun experience for all fans is a priority for this year’s tournament,” said Ken Kennerly, the former Executive Director of the Honda Classic and creator of the exciting Bear Trap known more for the social gathering than watching golf. “The TimberTech Championship will focus this year on elevating the spectator experience throughout the competition week.
Much more to follow!”

The TimberTech Championship has raised over $2 million for its primary beneficiary, the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation. In addition, the Championship will once again be a zero-waste-to-landfill event where all waste generated from the event is recycled, composted, donated, reused, or turned into energy. At the forefront of sustainability initiatives, the course is the first golf facility in Florida, second in the U.S., and 14th in the world to be GEO Certified.

“We are thrilled to welcome the PGA TOUR Champions and TimberTech Championship back to play on our gorgeously renovated Old Course at Broken Sound Club,” said Greg Devino, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer of Broken Sound Club. “Rees Jones has done exceptional work on the course’s re-design, and we’re exhilarated to see how the pros compete on the lengthened layout and reconfigured grounds.”

“Part of our $40 million renovation included advancing our commitments to sustainability throughout the Broken Sound Club. We proudly host the only event in PGA TOUR Champions history committed to zero-waste-to-landfill. We look forward to partnering with the TimberTech Championship team whose values and commitments to sustainability align with our own,” continued Devino.

For more tournament information, call 561-241-GOLF (4653) or
visit www.timbertechchampionship.com” www.timbertechchampionship.com. Follow the Championship on social media at Facebook.com/timbertechchampionship and on Twitter @TimberTechChamp.

ABOUT TIMBERTECH®
TimberTech by AZEK is one of the world’s leading brands for beautiful, sustainable, high-performance wood-alternative decking and outdoor living products. TimberTech’s parent company, The AZEK Company Inc. (NYSE: AZEK), is consistently recognized as a market leader in innovation, quality and aesthetics. Products across AZEK’s outdoor living portfolio are made from up to 90% recycled material and primarily replace wood on the outside of homes, providing a long-lasting, eco-friendly and stylish solution to consumers. Leveraging the talents of its approximately 2,000 employees and the strength of relationships across its value chain, The AZEK Company is committed to accelerating the use of recycled material in the manufacturing of its innovative products, keeping millions of pounds of waste out of landfills each year, and revolutionizing the industry to create a more sustainable future. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the company operates manufacturing and recycling facilities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Idaho, Georgia, Nevada, New Jersey, Michigan, and Minnesota.

For additional information, please visit azekco.com.

About PGA TOUR Champions
PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers aged 50 and older, including 35 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Tour’s mission is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, and generate significant charitable and economic impact in tournament communities. Follow PGA TOUR Champions online at PGATOUR.com, on Facebook, on Twitter (@ChampionsTour),
on Instagram (@pgatourchampions) and on TikTok (pgatourchampions).

All events are televised in the United States, with most receiving complete coverage on Golf Channel, the exclusive cable-television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. Tournament programming is available via 25+ TV linear partners in 145+ countries and territories, with 25 channels carrying long-form and/or highlights coverage and 200+ hours of live coverage distributed in 135+ countries and territories. Programming is also available via the OTT platform GOLFTV powered by PGA TOUR in every market outside of the United States, excluding China and Korea, with live coverage distributed in 130+ countries and territories.

ABOUT BROKEN SOUND CLUB
Welcome to Broken Sound Club, the 5-Star Platinum Club located in Boca Raton that offers the ultimate blend of warmth, elegance, and genuine hospitality. As our esteemed member, you’ll be treated like family and surrounded by 28 beautifully landscaped residential villages, each with its own unique character. You’ll have access to award-winning golf courses, indoor and outdoor dining options, and a luxurious 38,000-square-foot spa and fitness center. Our resort-style poolscape, complete with bistro, is the perfect place to unwind after a day of activities. And with 23 Har-Tru tennis courts and four asphalt C-layer plex cushion pickleball courts, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to stay active and social. Join us today and experience the Broken Sound Club difference. To learn more about Broken Sound Club and the incredible team behind the scenes, please visit our website at https://www.brokensoundclub.org/ or our Instagram at @brokensoundclub.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Rebecca Seelig, TimberTech Championship, 561-628-5929, [email protected] Jessica Gonzalez, Broken Sound Club, 561-826-6449, [email protected]

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