Empire State Building Lights Up Tonight For Drive, Chip and Putt

Empire State Drive Chip and Putt
The Empire State Building lit up to celebrate this year’s Drive, Chip and Putt Competition.

On March 14, the Empire State Building will celebrate Augusta National and the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship by lighting up in green, blue, gold and red.

The Drive, Chip and Putt Championship gives young players the chance to compete in three of golf’s fundamental skills. Participants aged 7 to 15 compete in regional competitions to earn a place in the national finals conducted at Augusta National Golf Club, just prior to the Masters Tournament. The finals will be broadcast by The Golf Channel.

Drive, Chip and Putt is a joint initiative founded in 2013 by The Masters Tournament, the United States Golf Association and the PGA of America.

LPGA Star Lexi Thompson participated in today’s ceremonial lighting of the Empire State Building.

Lexi Empire State Building
Lexi Thompson on the Observation Deck of the Empire State Building

About The Empire State Building

  • 1,454 feet Tall
  • 102 Stories
  • 85 stories offer commercial and office space
  • The remaining 16 stories consist of the Art Deco Tower, which , which is capped by a 102nd-floor observatory.
  • Atop the tower is the 203 ft pinnacle with a lightning rod at the very top.
  • Construction completed April 11, 1931
  • Tallest building in the world from 1931 to 1970
  • Fourth tallest building in the Americas when measured from pinnacle height
  • The pinnacle is covered with antennae, which supports all major television and FM stations in the New York metropolitan market.
  • Named America’s Favorite building among the American Institute of Architects

For more information on the Empire State Building, please visit www.empirestatebuilding.com, www.facebook.com/empirestatebuilding, @EmpireStateBldg, www.instagram.com/empirestatebldg, www.youtube.com/esbnyc or www.pinterest.com/empirestatebldg/.

Photo Credits: Empire State Realty Trust

 

 

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