EL PASO, Texas – The Sun Bowl Association has teamed up with a new sponsor as Marathon Petroleum joins the Sun Bowl family to present the 2018 Sun Bowl Marathon All-America Golf Classic at the El Paso Country Club, Nov. 18-20.
The Sun Bowl Marathon All-America Golf Classic is one of the premier amateur golf tournaments in the country. Some of golf’s brightest stars have traveled to El Paso to compete in the tournament since its inaugural year in 1974.
“We are thankful for the new partnership with Marathon Petroleum,” said Bernie Olivas, Executive Director of the Sun Bowl Association. “We’re excited to see where this relationship and partnership go as we know Marathon Petroleum is an outstanding and well-respected company.”
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Davis Love III, Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler are just a handful of past participants who went on to have successful PGA careers. All-America Golf Classic Alumni have combined to win 54 majors championships and have earned over $2 billion in career earnings.
With the tournament heading into its 44th year, other golf greats to visit the borderland include Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson, Webb Simpson, and Matt Kuchar just to name a few.
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) is a leading, nationwide, integrated energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation’s largest refining system with over 3 million barrels per day of crude oil capacity across 16 refineries. MPC’s marketing system includes approximately 7,800 branded locations across the United States, including approximately 5,600 Marathon brand retail outlets. Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates approximately 4,000 retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in two midstream companies, MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) and Andeavor Logistics LP (NYSE: ANDX), which own and operate gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.