INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –The Indy Women in Tech Championship presented by Guggenheim announced it will be the primary sponsor for AJ Foyt Racing’s No. 40 Chevrolet to be driven by Zach Veach at this year’s 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500.
The IWiT Championship will debut at IMS’ Brickyard Crossing Golf Course Sept. 4 – 9,
2017. The official LPGA tournament will feature 144 of the LPGA’s top talent in a three-day stroke-play event (Sept. 7 – 9, 2017) vying for a $2 million purse. The course features four holes inside the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In addition to bringing the world’s best golfers to Indianapolis, the IWiT Championship will raise funds for the Indy Women in Tech foundation. The foundation, established by Guggenheim, was created to provide awareness and funding for impactful women and tech initiatives, particularly those focused on robotics, STEM days and career transitioning for those re-entering the workforce.
"The Indy Women in Tech foundation, along with AJ Foyt Racing and Zach Veach, is committed to making positive changes to the communities where we work and live. This sponsorship allows us to shine a global spotlight on meaningful robotics and career transition programs that will develop our workforce through education and job training to support Indy's growing resume for tech innovation,” Daniel Towriss, President and CEO of Guggenheim Life.
“To compete in the Indianapolis 500 is a dre