Charlotte Official Visitors Guide

2017

Charlotte, NC Official Visitors Guide

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Enjoy baseball at its best at the spectacular Uptown BB&T Ballpark, featuring the Charlotte Knights, the AAA farm club of the Chicago White Sox. NFL football fans in Charlotte are crazed over the beloved Carolina Panthers, who host visitors at Bank of America Stadium. NBA fans are abuzz watching the always-exciting Charlotte Hornets, who are housed in Uptown's Spectrum Center. Charlotte is most definitely NASCAR country, with 85 percent of NASCAR's national touring series teams headquartered within 50 miles of Uptown. Charlotte Motor Speedway is host to the annual Bank of America 500 and the Coca-Cola 600. Professional hockey fans love following the AHL's Charlotte Checkers, and the Charlotte Hounds give MLL lacrosse fans all the action they can ask for. For pro soccer fans, the USL's Charlotte Independence is the team to watch. PGA GOLF The world's top golfers will converge at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte from Aug. 10 to 13, 2017, for the 99th PGA Championship. Golf fans from all over can witness history as the pros take on the greens at this George Cobb-designed course, which opened in 1960. Come see the signature holes and beautiful Carolina landscape that make this course one of the top in the Southeast. Jeff Gordon Age: 45 Title: Four-time NASCAR premier series champion and current NASCAR on FOX analyst In Charlotte: More than 20 years, total "Fahrenheit: the food. The wine. The view. A great atmosphere. What more could you ask for? Good Food on Montford: They summed it up perfectly with their name. Very lively crowd and location. The small plates are better than just 'good food.' Barrington's Restaurant: small and quaint with fantastic food. A favorite of (wife) Ingrid's and mine." Bojangles' Coliseum charlottesgotalot.com 47 Charlotte Motor Speedway Photo by Gregg Gorwerck/Charlotte Checkers Photo by Patrick Schneider Photography Photo by Getty Images PGA Championship

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