MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – As section of our “On the Highway with Doogs and Friends” summer season series, meteorologist Brian Doogs traveled to the American Relatives Insurance policy Championship on Friday.
The AmFam Championship kicked off Friday with over 80 tour golfers in the level of competition, so Meteorologist Brian Doogs decided to pay them a pay a visit to to see how occasions like this are bringing about a optimistic improve in Madison’s tourism.
Though there, Doogs caught up with Director of Communications and General public Affairs of Destination Madison, Rob Gard, who spoke on the outcome this occasion is obtaining on Madison.
“It usually means a lot, persons appear out and enjoy Madison and commit time in our town outdoors of the match and also delight in this top rated notch golfing,” explained Gard.
This will come on the heels of a mostly switching landscape in Madison of a favourable strengthen in tourism.
“So we have found plenty of desire in folks coming to Madison to knowledge this, we saw a few weeks in the past Brat fest was enormous so we had been expecting a big vibrant summer for Madison with visitors and for people both,” Gard claimed.
It was also a fantastic day for just sitting down and observing some local golfing heroes, like Steve Stricker, battle it out with a great deal of other execs, which include the legendary John Daly.
“The roars were huge, absolutely everyone is aware of them, they love them and it attracts that nearby audience below, so it offers a true fantastic Madison vibe for men and women who are viewing here an for the gamers who never know Madison that effectively,” mentioned Gard.
Tickets are however out there for Saturday and Sunday and are offered for invest in on AmFam’s web-site.
Each individual Friday, 1st Alert Meteorologist Brian Doogs will journey to a new community to emphasize a specific summer party or pageant. Subsequent 7 days, Doogs will showcase the American Spouse and children Insurance Championship and share how the golfing event and linked gatherings gain nearby charities. Sign up for us for “On the Street with Doogs and Friends” Fridays on NBC15 News at 4, 5 and 6 p.m.
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