The Honda Classic, a professional golf tournament hosted by the PGA Tour, once again brought a significant economic impact to Palm Beach County. The event, held from February 20-26, attracted thousands of visitors to the area and generated millions of dollars in revenue for local businesses.
The Honda Classic is one of the largest sporting events in Palm Beach County and annually has a significant impact on the local economy. In 2022, the tournament attracted over 200,000 visitors to the area and generated over $40 million in economic impact.
The Honda Classic was held at the PGA National Resort and featured 144 of the world’s best golfers including defending champion Sepp Straka, former champion Sungjae Im, and Ryder Cup Captains Zach Johnson and Luke Donald.
The tournament brought in a large number of visitors to the area, including golf fans, players, and their families. These visitors stayed in local hotels, dined in local restaurants, and visited local shops, ultimately contributing to the local economy. In addition, The Honda Classic hosted several other events, such as The Honda Classic Pro-Am, Women’s Leadership Forum, and The Honda Classic Cares Foundation Pro-Am.
Each year The Honda Classic has a substantial impact on the local tourism industry, helping to attract even more visitors to Palm Beach County in the future. 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 worldwide. The Honda Classic was broadcast on the Golf Channel and NBC to millions of viewers, providing exposure for Palm Beach County and showcasing it to a wider audience. In 2022, the tournament attracted over 16 million viewers worldwide.