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
- 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 RapiscanSystemsClassic.com
or follow the tournament on social media via Twitter,
ABOUT PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS
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 PGATOUR.com, at facebook.com/PGATOURChampions,
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 www.osi-systems.com.
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