Tiger Woods and Ernie Els launch Presidents Cup at Fan Experience on the Yarra

The Presidents Cup has set up a Fan Experience along the banks of the Yarra in Melbourne.

Presidents Cup launched on the banks of the Yarra in Melbourne. (Image: Presidents Cup Facebook)

Presidents Cup captains Tiger Woods and Ernie Els were on hand to officially launch Presidents Cup week at the (Fan Experience (more info below) on the banks of the Yarra in Melbourne.

Joining the team captains in a celebration to signify the Presidents Cup’s arrival in Melbourne were Presidents Cup players Adam Scott, Cameron Smith, Justin Thomas and Xander Schauffele.

Team captains Woods and Els, as well as a bunch of other special guests including world number one tennis player Ash Barty, took part in a competition to hit a target in the Yarra River which will be open to members of the public all week.

The US Presidents Cup team arrived in style from The Bahamas. The team chartered one of the world’s largest, luxurious private jet as Channel Nine News covered this evening:

The Fan Experience infocourtesy of the Presidents Cup

The Fan Experience is a live site that will be located at Crown Riverwalk, Yarra Promenade, adjacent to Crown Towers from Saturday 7 December through to Sunday 15 December.

The live site will be accessible by the public for free and will be the central entertainment hub in the Melbourne CBD, showcasing what’s on offer at the Presidents Cup. Player appearances, live music, limited-edition LACOSTE merchandise along with food and beverage offerings will all be available.

The Fan Experience at Crown Riverwalk will capitalize on this incredible location to celebrate global golf and drive awareness of the event in Melbourne, allowing fans – even those who don’t have tickets to the competition – to immerse themselves in the pageantry and global appeal that epitomizes the Presidents Cup itself. Some of the activations include:

  • Citi 44 Million Yard Challenge
  • Official Merchandise
  • Heineken 3 Container Bar
  • Treasury Wine
  • Catering
  • Stage Program and Entertainment
  • Floating Green
  • Putting Green & Longest Putt
  • Ticket and Information Hub

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