PORTLAND, Maine – The Amtrak Downeaster will make station stops at the Falmouth Country Club golf course June 24-27, providing access for attendees of The Live & Work in Maine Open Golf Tournament, part of the Korn Ferry Tour. The train stop is located near hole No. 16 on the lower end of the course, just a 10-minute walk from the tournament entrance. The Live + Work in Maine Open is providing free shuttle service to the gate.
“We are proud to partner with the Live + Work in Maine Open to make accessing the tournament easy and stress-free for golf fans,” said Patricia Quinn, Executive Director of the Northern New England Rail Authority, which sponsors the Downeaster. “With numerous daily departures from Boston north as well as Freeport and Brunswick south, ticket holders will be able to travel to the tournament in comfort, without the hassle of traffic or parking.” To view the Downeaster’s full schedule of daily departures, and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.amtrakdowneaster.com/schedules. No public parking will be available on site for the tournament.
Proceeds from the Live + Work in Maine Open will benefit the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. Tickets for the inaugural tournament are now on sale. “We are excited to finally be able to bring this event to Maine, and to showcase the next generation of PGA golfers to fans across our state,” said Brian Corcoran, Chief Engagement Officer and Founder of Shamrock Sports and Entertainment, which is organizing the tournament. “With the easing of restrictions on public events and gatherings, this will be an amazing way to usher in summer and see world-class golf right in our backyard.”
ABOUT SHAMROCK SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Shamrock is a premier sports and entertainment sales and marketing agency led by former NASCAR and Fenway Sports Management Executive Brian Corcoran. Founded in January 2010 and headquartered in Portland, Maine, Shamrock specializes in strategic sponsorship and multi-media sales, naming rights as well as other consulting services. Clients have included SRX, NASCAR, NBA, Invictus Games (founded by Prince Harry), Professional Bowlers Association (PBA), Rugged Maniac, America East Conference and FanBeat. In 2019, a new division, Shamrock Signature, was launched with a focus on LIVE events and experiences as well as original programming and production including but not limited to PGA Live + Work in Maine Open, Portland Pops and Carnaval Maine.
ABOUT LIVE AND WORK IN MAINE
Live + Work in Maine is a statewide, employer-driven initiative to market Maine as a career destination. Through our marketing efforts, we show the world that when it comes to quality of life and career opportunities, you can have the best of both by choosing to live and work in Maine. Activities are executed in partnership with Maine employers, State Government, Community Organizations and economic development organizations.