First-year the technology consulting firm will sponsor


Stafford, VA (July 6, 2022) — The State Open of Virginia has announced CapTech Ventures, Inc. (CapTech) will be a presenting sponsor of this year’s event.


The State Open of Virginia presented by CapTech is the premier golf tournament in the Middle Atlantic region that is co-conducted by the Virginia State Golf Association (VSGA) and the Middle Atlantic PGA (MAPGA). This year’s event will take place July 15-17 at Independence Golf Club in Midlothian, Va.


“CapTech is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2022 State Open of Virginia and we look forward to an exciting tournament at Independence Golf Club,” said CapTech Chairman Sandy Williamson. “We are harnessing the power of data and technology to elevate the experience of every golfer no matter how they engage with the game. As the Official Digital Technology Services Agency of the PGA of America, we are collaborating with organizations like the Virginia State Golf Association and the PGA of America Middle Atlantic Section to make the game fun for all.”


The field is made up of 144 amateurs and professionals who make the field through exemptions or qualifiers. Evan Beck of Virginia Beach, Va., is the defending champion.


Giff Breed, President of Independence Golf Club said, “We are delighted to be a part of one of the country’s great State Opens, and we look forward to challenging the best players in the Commonwealth here at Independence.”


CapTech is a leading technology consulting firm that helps grow efficient, successful businesses.


“We are excited to have CapTech support one of our premier events,” said Jon Guhl, Executive Director of the Middle Atlantic PGA. “We look forward to seeing this partnership grow and how all parties can benefit from this sponsorship.”


Matt Smiley, Executive Director of the VSGA said “CapTech is at the forefront of technology in the sports industry, with several strategic partnerships in the golf industry, and we are very happy to have them as neighbors to support our local premier golf event.”