Major champion Phil Mickelson joins LPGA Tour star Mariah Stackhouse and Chicago Professional athletes for the KPMG Windy City Skills Challenge; Monday, June 25 at 3:00 p.m. CDT
WHAT: Kicking off the week of the 2018 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, KPMG will host an interactive event benefiting local youth at Chicago’s historic Soldier Field.
VISUALS: Interactive stations hosted by top athletes from their respective sports
Stations to include unique challenges: SnagGolf Sticky Suit and Bullseye, Chipping Skee Ball, Football Throwing Accuracy, Field Goal Kicking, Soccer Penalty Kicking and Basketball Challenges
Youth to divide into teams from their organizations, wearing colored t-shirts and rotating to each station
Athletes to compete in a Finale Skills Competition, divided into teams of two for each sport
Finale to include three (3) challenges: Football Throwing Accuracy, SnagGolf Sticky Suit and Basketball
WHEN: Monday, June 25, 2018
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Skills Challenges, Youth Groups rotating between each station / sport
5:00 p.m.: Athlete Finale Competition
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Media Interview Opportunities with Athletes
WHERE: Soldier Field
1410 Museum Campus Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
WHO: Chase Daniel, Quarterback, Chicago Bears
Kris Dunn, Point Guard, Chicago Bulls
Dax McCarty, Midfielder, Chicago Fire
Phil Mickelson, Major champion, 42-time PGA TOUR winner and KPMG Brand Ambassador
Alyssa Naeher, Goalkeeper, Chicago Red Stars
Cody Parkey, Placekicker, Chicago Bears
Diamond DeShields, Guard, Chicago Sky,
Mariah Stackhouse, Stanford University graduate, LPGA Tour player and KPMG Brand Ambassador
Michael Collins, Senior Golf Analyst, ESPN
90 Girls and Boys from PGA Junior League, Girls in Golf Academy and LPGA*USGA Girls Golf*
*Please note this event is not open to the public.
WHY: In celebration of this major championship in women’s golf, the KPMG Windy City Challenge will provide an opportunity for students to engage with incredible athletes and role models across a range of sports. The event will provide an opportunity for the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship to extend the Championship’s commitment to inspire the next generation of youth in Chicago.
KPMG Brand Ambassador Phil Mickelson will participate in the event for the second consecutive year, continuing his support ofKPMG’s Future Leaders Program and Championship.
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