GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wyndham Championship is almost here as the PGA TOUR will soon take over the Triad.

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On Tuesday, the Wyndham Championship made a special announcement naming High Point University President, Nido Qubein as the honorary chairman for the tournament. Qubein will serve as an ambassador for the PGA TOUR event leading the charge to promote Piedmont Triad regionalism through the PGA TOUR event.

“I am grateful to serve as the honorary chairman for the Wyndham Championship whose international coverage gives the world an opportunity to discover and appreciate the Piedmont Triad region,” Qubein said.

“Our PGA TOUR event is the largest annual sporting event in our region. The Wyndham Championship is a successful anchor institution whose influence and impact brings exposure and positioning for the Triad. Bobby Long, Mark Brazil and their team are ambassadors and cheerleaders for our state. I am blessed and grateful to be associated with them, and I appreciate the global exposure, economic impact and elite golf competition the Wyndham Championship provides each year for our area.”

“We are honored to have Nido serving as our honorary chairman for these next two years,” tournament director Mark Brazil said.

“We are so appreciative of Nido’s leadership in High Point, around our region and throughout this beautiful state. We all look forward to working with him as we continue to elevate our PGA TOUR event on the national and international levels.”

The Wyndham Championship takes place August 14-19, 2018. WFMY News 2 will have full coverage of the Wyndham Championship.