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    QBE Shootout & Live Fest Ticket Sales to Benefit Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

    NAPLES, Fla. (October 5, 2022) – Tournament officials announced today that the QBE Shootout will be donating 100% of its general admission ticket sales to Southwest Florida Hurricane Relief efforts. These proceeds will stay local and benefit non-profit organizations committed to assisting those affected by Hurricane Ian.

    Tournament tickets are on sale now at QBE Shootout.com. Southwest Florida’s only PGA TOUR event will once again be held at The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón on December 7 - 11.

    Additionally, Live Fest, which is held in conjunction with the QBE Shootout, will be joining these efforts by donating a portion of general admission concert ticket sales to local hurricane relief. Live Fest is scheduled to be held on Saturday, December 10th on the driving range at Tiburon Golf Club. Live Fest tickets are on sale now at LiveFest.com.

    “For 34 years, the QBE Shootout has been conducted for the benefit of charity. In addition to our traditional giving, in the wake of Hurricane Ian we felt it was important to give back to the Southwest Florida community which has been the backbone and home of the Shootout for more than two decades. We are focused and committed to joining forces with Live Fest to support these local relief efforts to the best of our ability,” said QBE Shootout Tournament Director Rob Hartman.

    For the latest Live Fest™ news and information visit www.livefest.com, like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/livefestusa and follow us on Instagram @livefestusa.

    For the latest QBE Shootout news and information, visit the official tournament website at www.qbeshootout.com, like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/qbeshootout and follow us on Instagram @QBEshootout.

    About QBE—Proud Sponsors of the QBE Shootout

    QBE North America is a global insurance leader focused on helping customers solve unique risks, so they can focus on what matters most. Part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, QBE North America reported Gross Written Premiums in 2021 of $6.3 billion. QBE Insurance Group’s results can be found at qbe.com. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 27 countries around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The North America division, headquartered in New York, conducts business primarily through its insurance company subsidiaries. The actual terms and conditions of any insurance coverage are subject to the language of the policies as issued. QBE insurance companies are rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best and “A+” by Standard & Poor’s. Additional information can be found at  qbe.com/us, or follow QBE North America on Twitter  @QBENorthAmerica.

    About Live Fest

    Live Fest was founded in 2019 by Naples native and Tiburon Resident, Steve Hagenbuckle. Steve’s passion for music and giving back to the Southwest Florida community led him to collaborating with Wasserman Events to create Naples’ premier music experience. Live Fest prides itself on delivering first class music performances while raising awareness and funds for charity. For the latest Live Fest™ news and information visit www.livefest.com.

    About PGA TOUR

    By showcasing golf’s greatest players, the PGA TOUR engages, inspires and positively impacts our fans, partners and communities worldwide. The PGA TOUR, headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, co-sanctions tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Korn Ferry Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and PGA TOUR Canada. Members on the PGA TOUR represent the world’s best players, hailing from 29 countries and territories. The PGA TOUR has long-term domestic distribution 2 partnerships for broadcast coverage on CBS, NBC and Golf Channel and video streaming service on ESPN+. Internationally, PGA TOUR coverage is available across 200+ countries and territories in 27 languages via 43 local broadcast partners, in addition to the digital streaming service platform GOLFTV powered by PGA TOUR. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations to maximize charitable giving, and to date, tournaments across all Tours have generated more than $3.37 billion. Fans can follow the PGA TOUR on  PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, on the PGA TOUR app and on social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram (in Facebook, Spanish, Korean and Japanese), LinkedIn, TikTok, Twitter (in English and Spanish), WeChat, Weibo, Toutiao, Douyin and LINE.