December 02, 2017

Going global

The Hero World Challenge is far from your typical PGA TOUR event. The 18-player field this week at Albany, Bahamas is comprised of the best golfers in the world with a list of on-course accomplishments too great to name. But a great field is not enough to separate the Hero World Challenge from other tournaments. The true differentiator this week is the international flair the event boasts.

2015 was the first year that Albany, Bahamas hosted the Hero World Challenge. With an international setting, the field has followed suit. This the history of the tournament, players from six different countries (United State, Northern Ireland, England, Ireland, Fiji and Japan) have been crowned champion. year, the field at Albany represents the United State, England, Sweden, Italy and Japan. Over

The international nature of the event extends inside the ropes to the volunteers at the Hero World Challenge as multiple different countries from the United State to the Bahamas are represented by the volunteer at Albany.

Guests at Albany, Bahamas are treated to a celebration of international cultures during event week. The on-course hospitality experience includes a dining experience highlighting Bahamian, Indian, Italian, Asian and American cuisine.

Once the last putt drops during the day, the evening events at Albany showcase cultures from around the world. India Nite hosted by Hero MotoCorp celebrates the spirit of heritage-rich yet futuristic India. India Nite includes a taste of the region and its diverse culinary heritage through a lavish buffet, including delicacies from different parts of the country.

The Hero World Challenge Beach Party highlights the host country as the tournament’s international celebration continues on Aviva Beach. Junkanoo bands, island food and tropical beverages and Caribbean style entertainment highlight one of the signature events of the Hero World Challenge.