The PGA TOUR Returns to Florida’s Golf Capital with New Name – The Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches

The Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches is a star-studded professional golf tournament hosted by the PGA Tour at PGA National Resort. Each year, this event attracts over 200,000 visitors and over $40 million in economic impact for The Palm Beaches.

The tournament will be held from February 29 to March 3 and will be nationally televised, highlighting Florida’s Golf Capital to millions of viewers. Top golf talent including Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler, Shane Lowry, Matt Fitzpatrick, and Justin Rose are set to compete at the tournament, which is one of Palm Beach County’s largest sporting events. The first round of competition will begin on February 29 and conclude with the championship round on March 3.

The Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches will host a variety of other events throughout the week that make the tournament an event for all including Midas Family Day and the long-standing Pratt & Whitney Patriots’ Outpost as well as local dining offerings. Event activations range from family-friendly where visitors of all ages can snag signatures from their favorite players in the Autograph Zone presented by Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, to social where visitors can sit and sip while players tee off on the 10th tee at The Champagne Lounge, to relaxing at The Palm Beaches Cabana between the 10th green and 11th tee with patio seating, lawn games, and unique photo ops.

A substantial economic impact is made by The Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches – driving 11,104 room nights in local hotels and generating over $40 million for the local economy in 2023. Since 1982, the tournament has produced $68.9 million in charitable donations to over 100 non-profits including Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation. The tournament is one of the most popular events on the PGA Tour, and its success has made it a destination event for golf fans from around the world.

Tickets for the tournament are available at Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches’ official site.