Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando Welcomes PGA TOUR Champions Stars in Challenge Season Event
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The event brings together up to 27 PGA TOUR Champions players, three LPGA players, and 50 celebrities from the sports and entertainment industry to compete side-by-side for purses totaling USD 1.25 million. PGA TOUR Champions players will compete for USD 750,000 over the 54-hole tournament, while celebrities will play for a USD 500,000 purse. The tournament will utilise a Modified Stableford scoring format, which awards points as opposed to strokes, encouraging players to make the most out of every hole and creating a heightened sense of anticipation for fans.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to host the Diamond Resorts Invitational and to welcome this world-class tournament to Tranquilo Golf Club,” said Thomas Steinhauer, Regional Vice President and General Manager of
Proceeds from the event’s live and silent auction will directly benefit Florida Hospital for Children, one of the nation’s premier children’s hospitals, setting standards for innovation, quality and comprehensive care. The child-centric healing environment designed to keep kids comfortable is complemented by a staff of world-class doctors, specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals utilising advanced technologies, therapies and treatments.
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“It's very exciting for Tranquilo Golf Club to host this special tournament in its second year and to be put in the national spotlight on the Golf Channel," said Charlie Kent, Director of Golf at
"This combination of PGA TOUR Champions and celebrities is the only format of its kind,” said Michael Flaskey, Chief Operating Officer for Diamond Resorts International. “With the calibre of well-known golf professionals and sports and entertainment stars, plus the incredible venue of Tranquilo Golf Club, we hope to capture the public’s imagination.”
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Continuing the support for the hospital, for the month of January 2017, each of the Resort’s restaurants will donate a portion of dining proceeds to the hospital when patrons mention Florida Hospital for Children. A portion of revenue will also be donated for treatments experienced at The Spa, tennis lessons, golf lessons or rounds of golf, as well as retail purchases at the Resort’s boutiques, simply when the patron references “Florida Hospital” upon booking or purchase. For reservations or tee times, call 4073138090.
One-day and three-day grounds passes for the Diamond Resorts Invitational are on sale now through January 15, 2017 and can be purchased online.
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