EMPIRE STATE BUILDING TO SHINE IN HONOR OF
AUGUSTA NATIONAL CLUB AND ITS DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT CHAMPIONSHIP
The Empire State Building will celebrate Augusta National Club and its Drive, Chip and Putt Championship by illuminating its world-famous tower lights in green, blue, red and gold on Monday, March 14.
A joint initiative founded in 2013 by the Masters Tournament, United States Golf Association and The PGA of America, the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship is a free, nation-wide junior golf development competition designed to grow the game by focusing on its three fundamental skills. By tapping the creative and competitive spirit of boys and girls ages 7 to 15, the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship provides aspiring junior golfers the opportunity to play with their peers in qualifiers around the country. Participants who advance through numerous competitions earn a place in the National Finals conducted at Augusta National Golf Club, which takes place prior to the Masters Tournament, and is broadcast live by Golf Channel.
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About the Empire State Building
Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan (from base to antenna), the Empire State Building, owned by Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., is the “World’s Most Famous Building.” With new investments in energy efficiency, infrastructure, public areas and amenities, the Empire State Building has attracted first-rate tenants in a diverse array of industries from around the world. The skyscraper’s robust broadcasting technology supports all major television and FM radio stations in the New York metropolitan market. The Empire State Building was named America’s favorite building in a poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects, and the Empire State Building Observatory is one of the world’s most beloved attractions as the region’s #1 tourist destination. For more information on the Empire State Building, please visit www.empirestatebuilding.com, www.facebook.com/empirestatebuilding, @EmpireStateBldg, www.instagram.com/empirestatebldg, www.youtube.com/esbnyc or www.pinterest.com/empirestatebldg/.