Wheels Up partners with Turner Ignite Sports on marketing sponsorship

posted on 23rd November 2018 by Omar

Wheels Up and Turner Ignite Sports today announced a marketing partnership as part of Capital One’s The Match: Tiger vs. Phil, the blockbuster pay-per-view event featuring Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.

Capital One’s The Match: Tiger vs. Phil will take place today, Friday, Nov. 23, with Turner Sports’ live coverage beginning at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. ET.

As part of the partnership, Wheels Up will serve as the official private aviation partner of the high-stakes $9 million match play competition.

It’s an honor to be part of this historic event with golf legends Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson,” said Kenny Dichter, Founder and CEO of Wheels Up. “Partnering with Turner Sports on this leading-edge programming is a natural fit for us.”

“We have witnessed unprecedented interest for this once-in-a-lifetime event, evident by the support we have from our outstanding partners like Wheels Up, the preeminent trusted service in private aviation,” said Will Funk, Executive Vice President of Property Marketing and Corporate Partnerships for Turner Sports.