Tickets on Sale Now for LPGA Tour’s 2019 Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions
Several ticket packages available for golf’s most unique event held in Orlando, Florida
ORLANDO, FL (Oct. 17, 2018) – Diamond Resorts, a global leader in the hospitality, vacation ownership and entertainment industries, announced today that tickets are now on sale for the inaugural 2019 Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Presented by Insurance Office of America. The tournament will be held Jan. 17-20, 2019 at Tranquilo Golf Course at Four Seasons Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
New for 2019, the tournament will be one of the most unique events on the LPGA Tour, bringing together some of the world’s top women golfers to play side-by-side with a roster of world-class celebrities.
Only LPGA professionals who won an official tour event in 2017 or 2018 qualify to play in the tournament, so the competition will be tough and the weekend filled with on-the-course action. The professionals will play 72 holes of stroke play with no cut for $1.2 million in official prize money, and compete alongside a roster of sports and entertainment celebrities, who will be competing for their own $500,000 purse utilizing a Modified Stableford format.
Several ticket packages are available for purchase, ranging from $12 for a single day presale pass to $400 for a four-day suite pass, which includes complimentary food and drinks in a suite overlooking the green on Hole 17.
To date, 35 LPGA professionals have qualified to play in the inaugural event, including Brittany Lincicome, Brooke Henderson, In-Kyung Kim, Michelle Wie, Shanshan Feng, Inbee Park and Sung Hyun Park. For the full list of qualified LPGA players, visit DiamondLPGA.com/players. Hall of Famers Ray Allen, Brian Urlacher, Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez, John Smoltz and Marcus Allen; seven-time Cy Young Award Winner Roger Clemens; Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester; Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander; former NASCAR champion Michael Waltrip; NHL star Jeremy Roenick; and actors Alfonso Ribeiro and Jack Wagner will be among the celebrities competing.
Threesomes may include a combination of LPGA professionals and sports and entertainment celebrities, and some with all LPGA players or all celebrities.
All four days of the unique event will be nationally televised live with Thursday and Friday on Golf Channel, and Saturday and Sunday on NBC, with a one-hour Golf Channel lead-in.
Tournament parking is complimentary with the purchase of an adult ticket and available at the Magic Kingdom Parking Area at Walt Disney World® Resort. General admission grounds pass tickets are free for children under age 17 with the purchase of an adult ticket. Suite passes are complimentary for children 3 years old and under.
Go to DiamondLPGA.com for additional tournament information, including frequently asked questions about attending, directions and to purchase tickets.
About Diamond Resorts
Diamond Resorts offers destinations, events and experiences to help members make a habit of breaking from the routine. From unforgettable getaways to exclusive concert series to VIP receptions and dinners, members turn to Diamond to recharge, reconnect and remind each other what matters most. Our focus on quality resorts, customer service and flexibility means members can return to a favorite resort, book a cruise to explore new countries or attend a once-in-a-lifetime event with the same level of confidence and anticipation. With access to a world of entertainment and activities, a Diamond membership ensures that people are always looking forward to vacation.
To learn more about Diamond Resorts, visit DiamondResorts.com or follow @DiamondResorts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. To learn more about the tournament visit DiamondLPGA.com or follow #DiamondLPGA.
About Insurance Office of America
Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 and one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 13th on Insurance Journal’s 2018 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report and 23rd on Business Insurance’s 2018 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business list. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has more than 1,000 associates located in over 50 offices in the U.S. and London. For more information, visit www.ioausa.com.
About the LPGA
The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women. Founded in 1950 and headquartered in Daytona Beach, Fla., the association celebrates a diverse and storied membership with more than 2,300 members representing more than 30 countries. With a vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the very best of women’s golf, LPGA Tour Professionals compete across the globe, while the Symetra Tour, the official development and qualifying tour of the LPGA, consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. Additionally, LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals directly impact the game through teaching, coaching and management.
The LPGA demonstrates its dedication to the development of the game through The LPGA Foundation. Since 1991, this charitable organization has been committed to empowering and supporting girls and women through developmental and humanitarian golf initiatives, such as LPGA*USGA Girls Golf.
Follow the LPGA on its television home, Golf Channel, and on the web via www.LPGA.com. Join the social conversation at www.facebook.com/lpga, www.twitter.com/lpga and www.youtube.com/lpgavideo, and on Instagram and Snapchat at @lpga_tour.