DICK’S Sporting Goods Open, PGA TOUR Champions Event Insures with Vortex for the Second Year Straight



June 21, 2023

/PRNewswire/ — For the second consecutive year, Vortex Weather Insurance is offering rain insurance for the DICK’S Sporting Goods Open, a PGA TOUR Champions event taking place June 23-25 ​​at the beautiful En-Joie Golf Course in

Endicott, New York


(PRNews photo/Vortex Weather Insurance)

The DICK’S Sporting Goods Open is operated by Broome County Community Charities, Inc. (BCCC) and has donated over

$19.6 million

for welfare. BCCC is the sponsoring organization of professional golf in

Central New York

for over 50 years. Broome Charities was founded in 1973. Broome Charities’ original mission was to direct 501(c)(3) funds to health organizations with the goal of helping as many people in their community as possible. Both the UHS Foundation and the Lourdes Hospital Foundation have been the primary recipients of BCCC’s annual donations. These entries are the result of partnerships with DICK’S Sporting Goods, the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions players.

A top-class field of participants is expected at this year’s event, including

Retief Goosen

Ernie Els,

Miguel Angel Jimenez


Darren Clarke


Bernhard Langer

and much more that offers golf fans

Central New York

A unique opportunity to experience some of the game’s legends up close.

“We are very pleased to have another rain insurance deal with Vortex for the 2023 tournament week,” he said

John Karedes

, Managing Director of DICK’S Sporting Goods Open. “The whole insurance process is so simple and straightforward. Just like last year, our policy gives us peace of mind that rain will impact the tournament or other side events like Country Superstar.”

Kenny Chesney’s

At the concert on Friday evening, the financial loss will be manageable. Now we can focus on our main goal: to offer golf fans a first-class event experience

Central New York


“Last year’s DICK’S Sporting Goods Open was an absolutely incredible week of golf, entertainment and hospitality for golf fans

Central New York

,” called

Eric Anderson

, National Sales Manager for Vortex Weather Insurance. “And we’re honored to be working with them again this year to offer rain insurance.”

About Vortex Weather Insurance

Vortex Weather Insurance (dba Vortex Insurance Agency, LLC) is a data-driven weather risk insurance company that offers businesses a variety of affordable parametric weather index insurance products and will soon be launching additional hurricane insurance. Since 2008, Vortex has provided insurance for outdoor events ranging from motorsports, youth sports, parades, fairs and festivals, outdoor theaters and professional golf to haunted houses and holiday light events. Insurance is provided by Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance


, Inc. (MSU), is licensed in all 50 states and has an AM Best rating of A+ (Superior). Weather or not… vortexing. Contact us at vortexinsurance.com.

About Broome County Community Charities, Inc.

Broome County Community Charities, Inc. is the cornerstone of professional golf

Central New York

since the first event took place in 1971. As the host of the PGA TOUR’s BC Open and the Champions Tour’s DICK’S Sporting Goods Open, Broome County has donated to community charities over

$19.6 million

to numerous local charities. Our main charities are the Lourdes Hospital Foundation and the United Health Services Foundation. In addition, local service clubs such as Rotary, Kiwanis, and Lions that help run the tournament have received significant amounts for their charities. We are a two-time recipient of the prestigious Presidents Award, the highest honor on the Champions Tour. Our site is


. Follow us on Facebook.com/dsgopen, on Twitter @Dicksopengolf and on Instagram @dsgopen.

Media contact:

BR Köhnemann

Buffalo Agency


[email protected]

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