Wednesday, January 28, 2015

eDocHome becomes official Health Service Provider of Tour

First 150 Tour members to receive complimentary eDocHome Works membership and plan. eDocHome, affordable access to Healthcare. Anytime, Anywhere, Anyone

(Myrtle Beach, S.C.) – Imagine being able to speak with a physician, ask questions, and get a diagnoses from your home, office or virtually anywhere with a phone or at the click of a button over a smartphone or tablet device, or from any computer with a webcam and browser. Tour Members will have access to this innovative care through eDocHome, giving real-time access to medical care 24/7/365 from anywhere in the United States.

Today, the Tour (formerly the NGA/Hooters Tour) announced eDocHome has come aboard as the official Health Service Provider of the tour with a commitment to bringing healthcare access to their members for the upcoming 2015 season.

"We are thrilled to partner with these telehealth innovators to provide quality services to our members," stated Tour president Robin L. Waters, PGA. "The introduction of this unprecedented access to our members will mean new options for those seeking care, whenever and wherever they may need it. Traveling is a vital part of life to those seeking to make a career out of professional golf and we feel this service will help revolutionize the industry."

"This partnership will strengthen our commitment to improving the culture of healthcare by bringing access to physicians when someone needs one," said Chris Cole, Senior Managing Partner of eDocHome. "eDocHome's services and benefits will create a new level of access to the increased quality of care that has been at the core of our commitment to our members, and it fits nicely into our efforts to boost healthcare access to those who need across the country, wherever and whenever they may need," said Cole.

The Tour is currently taking memberships for the upcoming 2015 Pro Series. Players may join by contacting the Tour offices at 800-992-8748. The 2015 schedule consists of 16 $140,000 Guaranteed Purses events and 6 54-hole Q-School/Qualifier Prep events played primarily throughout the southeast and southwest running February through August. The sixteen (16) guaranteed purse events and over $2.5 million in purse money paid out will by far be the largest for a Pro Series in the United States for 2015. Tour alumni have won an amazing 16 Major Championships and include 2012 and 2014 Masters champion Bubba Watson, 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley, 2010 PGA TOUR Player of the Year and 2003 US Open Champion Jim Furyk, 2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson, two-time U.S. Open Champion Lee Janzen, British Open and PGA Champion John Daly, and recent PGA Tour winners such as Michael Thompson, Ted Potter Jr, Gary Woodland, Russell Henley, Mark Wilson, George McNeill, Scott Stallings, Scott Piercy, current FedExCup Points Leader Robert Streb, and many more.

For more information on the new Tour visit (new site coming soon),, or call 800-992-8748.

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