Smash Mouth to Perform The Concert at 17 During Ally Challenge

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Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club, Grand Blanc, MI — May 8, 2024

Officials of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, announced today the details surrounding the tournament’s Friday concert event. The Concert @17 presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort will feature multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated pop-rock icons Smash Mouth with fan-favorite hits like “All-Star”, “Walkin’ On The Sun” and “I’m A Believer”, and their new single “Ride On”. The third-year event will be held Friday evening, August 23, following the first round of tournament competition at the official PGA TOUR Champions event’s famed 17th hole.

Tickets for the 2024 Ally Challenge presented by McLaren are now on sale. The tournament is open to spectators from Thursday (August 22) to Sunday (August 25), and ticket prices start at $15. For a complete listing of ticket options, please visit the tournament website at theallychallenge.com.

Access to The Concert @17, and the Ally Community Concert featuring Thomas Rhett, require the purchase of a valid tournament ticket for the day each concert is hosted, or a weekly ticket option.

“The Concert @17, presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, has quickly become a fan-favorite event during tournament week at The Ally Challenge,” said Erin Stone, the tournament’s director of business development and community engagement. “Smash Mouth has played a pivotal role in the soundtrack for one of the most-watched movies of all time, Shrek. The band is also known for their exciting, entertaining, and legendary live performances, and we can’t wait for our fans to feel that energy Friday night at the famed 17th hole at Warwick Hills.”

The 2024 Ally Challenge presented by McLaren will take place the week of August 19 – 25 at the renowned Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club.

The Ally Challenge will be one of the premier Regular Season events on the PGA TOUR Champions in 2024, which will give way to the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs, a season-ending, three-tournament series used to determine the TOUR’s season-long champion.

All three rounds of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren will be broadcast on Golf Channel.

Since its inception in 2018, The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren has donated more than $7.3 million to support charity.

For more information about The Ally Challenge, please visit www.theallychallenge.com. For the latest Ally Challenge news and updates on social media, follow the tournament on Twitter and Instagram at @AllyChallenge and on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllyChallenge.

About Smash Mouth

Smash Mouth stands tall as a global phenomenon, a force to be reckoned with over its illustrious three-decade journey. From humble origins in San Jose, CA, they’ve transcended local curiosity, invaded national playlists, and evolved into international live phenoms. Smash Mouth, a name etched in gold as a multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated pop-rock icon, has navigated the realms of legendary status with unparalleled finesse.

 A trove of international awards, accolades, and achievements over three decades cements Smash Mouth’s legacy. Their TV and film appearances are too numerous to count, including a record-breaking stint on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” and pivotal roles in classics like “Rat Race” and the monumental “Shrek.” Smash Mouth is the unmistakable soundtrack to the most-watched movie in the history of the universe, forever embracing the title of “The Shrek Band.”

Beyond massive international tours with icons like U2, Lenny Kravitz, *NSync, and KISS, Smash Mouth’s versatility shines through collaborations with showbiz legends ranging from Engelbert Humperdinck to George Clinton to Neil Diamond.

Yet, Smash Mouth’s true prowess lies in their music. Between 1997 and 2002, they notched up an extraordinary six top 20 hits, dominating the airwaves at the turn of the century. Two of these hits, “Walkin’ On The Sun” and “All-Star,” soared to #1 and lingered there, with the latter recently surpassing a mind-boggling ONE BILLION streams on Spotify. Their social media acclaim, recognized by Billboard, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, and many other prominent outlets, is a testament to their enduring influence, with a YouTube channel boasting over 1 million subscribers.

The five maestros of Smash Mouth (Paul DeLisle, Zach Goode, Michael Klooster, Randy Cooke, and Sean Hurwitz) have solidified their international reputation as world-class musicians and performers. Committed to giving 100% effort in every show, their inherent and determined ability to connect with any audience worldwide is nothing short of astounding. Smash Mouth’s electrifying live shows make their legions of fans winners every time, a testament to their indomitable spirit and unwavering purpose. For more information, visit: www.smashmouth.com.