Mar 27, 2019

Second Annual Rapiscan Systems Classic to Be Held This Week in Biloxi, Mississippi

HAWTHORNE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 27, 2019-- In conjunction with PGA TOUR Champions, Rapiscan® Systems (“Rapiscan”), a division of OSI Systems, Inc. (“OSI Systems”) (NASDAQ: OSIS), is proud to be the title sponsor of the Rapiscan Systems Classic for the second consecutive year. This PGA TOUR Champions event has been held annually at Fallen Oak Golf Club in Biloxi, Mississippi for the last ten years. The 2019 event begins this week on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, with Pro-Am rounds set for Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28 followed by tournament play from Friday, March 29through Sunday, March 31.

During the week, Rapiscan will participate in three security-focused events: Governor’s Security Summit (March 25-26), Air Cargo Industry Days (March 27), and the NCS4 Workshop, “Managing Crowds at Sport and Entertainment Events” (March 28). In addition, throughout the week, the tournament will honor the brave military, homeland security personnel and first responders who serve and protect the United States.

“We are excited to be the title sponsor of this tremendous PGA TOUR Champions event,” said OSI Systems’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Deepak Chopra. “This tournament allows us to participate in efforts to provide security screening utilizing our S2 Global team and delivering an enjoyable event for the passionate golf fans of the Mississippi Gulf Coast region.”

Twelve-time PGA TOUR winner and 2020 United States Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker will return to defend his 2018 title against a stellar field which includes World Golf Hall of Fame members Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer, Vijay Singh, Colin Montgomerie and Mark O’Meara, as well as two-time major champion and golf legend, John Daly.

All three rounds of the Rapiscan Systems Classic will be aired on Golf Channel:

  • Friday, March 29, 9:30 p.m. CT
  • Saturday, March 30, 4:00 p.m. CT
  • Sunday, March 31, 4:00 p.m. CT

For more information on the Rapiscan Systems Classic, please visit or follow the tournament on social media via Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.


PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older, including 32 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Tour’s mission is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back and generate significant charitable and economic impact in tournament communities. In 2019, the PGA TOUR Champions schedule includes 27 tournaments across the United States, Japan, England and Canada, with purses totaling nearly $58 million. The Charles Schwab Cup, which includes the Regular Season and the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs, is used to determine the season-long champion. All events are televised in the United States, with most receiving complete coverage on Golf Channel, the exclusive cable-television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. Internationally, telecasts air in excess of 170 countries and territories, reaching more than 340 million potential households, and distributed in 15+ markets via GOLFTV. Follow PGA TOUR Champions online at, at, on Twitter @ChampionsTour and on Instagram @pgatourchampions.

About OSI Systems

OSI Systems is a vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of specialized electronic systems and components for critical applications in the homeland security, healthcare, defense and aerospace industries. The Company combines more than 40 years of electronics engineering and manufacturing experience with offices and production facilities in more than a dozen countries to implement a strategy of expansion into selective end product markets. For more information on OSI Systems or its subsidiary companies, visit News Filter: OSIS-G

Source: OSI Systems, Inc.

OSI Systems, Inc.
Ajay Vashishat
Vice President, Business Development