Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions kicks off LPGA season with world-class entertainers, athletes and celebrities
ORLANDO, Florida–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE: HGV), the global leader in vacation ownership, announces the return of the Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) Tournament of Champions. The kickoff of the LPGA Tour and one of the most-watched events of the LPGA season, January’s tournament brings together the winners of the LPGA Tour to play alongside approximately 50 of the biggest stars in sports, entertainment and entertainment. the music.
The highly anticipated HGV Tournament of Champions is legendary for its world-class experiences that extend beyond the course, including an exclusive three-night private concert series, which will feature R&B icons En Vogue, star Grammy-winning country-pop Maren Morris and pop star Ellie Goulding. Rounding out this iconic all-female lineup, Paris Hilton, the world-renowned influencer, philanthropist and CEO of 11:11 Media who has successfully built a highly sought-after DJ career, will take the stage after Ellie Goulding to keep the party going after a action day on the course. EDM singer Emma Hewitt and Australian DJ duo NERVO will also perform.
“Our goal is to elevate the HGV Tournament of Champions every year, and this year we are especially honored to welcome this stellar selection of leading ladies to the stage,” said Mark Wang, President and CEO of Hilton Grand Vacations. . “The combination of world-class golfers from the LPGA Tour playing alongside some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment, followed by three nights of unforgettable evening concerts, creates a truly unique event that helps shine the spotlight on golf. feminine.
The HGV Tournament of Champions features the winners of the LPGA Tour from the previous two seasons competing side-by-side with the biggest celebrities and entertainers. Famous attendees from previous years include seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens, MLB MVP Justin Verlander, NFL Hall of Famer Marcus Allen, seven-time the NBA, World Golf Hall of Famer Annika Sörenstam, “Ant-Man” actor Michael Peña, country music star Toby Keith, Grammy-nominated artist Lee Brice and many more . LPGA participants will compete for an official prize of $1.5 million while celebrities will compete for a separate prize of $500,000.
Building on the success of the annual event, HGV announces a new pro-am tournament and concert in Las Vegas. The very first Viva! Las Vegas is an exclusive, multi-day members-only experience, featuring two private concerts by country music star Michael Ray and Joey Fatone & Friends. The event will be hosted by model and television personality Blair O’Neal and will take place September 19-20 at the Bali Hai Golf Club located on the Las Vegas Strip. Pro-am attendees will have the chance to win an all-inclusive trip to January’s HGV Tournament of Champions.
With the launch of Viva! Las Vegas and the return of the HGV Tournament of Champions, HGV is leveraging its new experiential events platform, HGV Ultimate Access, which provides members and guests with unforgettable vacation experiences designed to appeal to the next generation of travelers. The company hosts thousands of events a year as well as other private concerts, chef dinners and celebrity meet-and-greets.
The HGV Tournament of Champions will be held at the famous championship golf course at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando from January 19-22, 2023. Learn more about the tournament and inquire about sponsorship opportunities that provide access exclusive to tournaments and concert series, visit www.HGVLPGA.com.
About Hilton Grand Vacations Inc.
Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE: HGV) is recognized as one of the world’s leading timeshare companies. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Hilton Grand Vacations develops, markets and operates a system of branded, high-quality resorts in select vacation destinations. As one of Hilton’s 18 premier brands, Hilton Grand Vacations has a reputation for delivering consistently exceptional levels of service and unforgettable vacation experiences for guests and more than 720,000 Owners. Membership in the company offers the best programs, exclusive services and maximum flexibility for our members around the world. For more information, visit www.hiltongrandvacations.com.
About the LPGA
The LPGA is the world’s leading professional women’s golf organization, whose goal is to change the face of golf by making the sport more accessible and inclusive.
Created in 1950 by 13 Founders, the Association celebrates a diverse and rich history. The LPGA Tour takes place around the world, reaching viewers in more than 220 countries. The Symetra Tour, the official qualifying tour of the LPGA, consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA also has a joint venture collaboration with the Ladies European Tour (LET), increasing playing opportunities for female golfers in Europe. Across all three Tours, the LPGA represents players from more than 60 countries.
Additionally, the LPGA Foundation has been empowering and supporting girls and women since 1991, including through LPGA*USGA Girls Golf, the only nationwide program of its kind, which reaches nearly 100,000 girls each year. The LPGA Amateur Golf Association and LPGA Women’s Network provide virtual and in-person connections to female golfers around the world, while LPGA professionals are educators, business leaders and game changers dedicated to growing the game golf for all.
About Lake Nona Golf & Country Club
Recognized as one of the finest private golf club communities in the world, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club sits in the heart of the 17 square mile Lake Nona area, a planned community featuring wellness offerings, education, leisure and entertainment. For 35 years, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club has provided the highest quality of life in Central Florida, combining natural splendor with a vibrant lifestyle amidst an abundance of luxury residences. The unique opportunity to live and play at Lake Nona has attracted a vibrant community of residents and members who enjoy a host of amenities including: a championship golf course designed by Tom Fazio; a fully equipped golf performance center; a 40,000 square foot clubhouse with an 18-bedroom guest lodge; a swim and snowshoe club with an all-inclusive fitness center, as well as state-of-the-art tennis and pickleball courts, a lakeside pool and playground, and a dedicated youth activity center with year-round children’s programs; 24-hour gated security; and exceptional water recreation on three waterways. Guided by a continued pursuit of excellence, underscored by exceptional family experiences and exceptional service, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club will continue to set the benchmark for lifestyle-focused club communities for years to come. .
For more information visit: www.lakenona.club.
About Lake Nona
Planned and developed by the Tavistock Group, Lake Nona is one of America’s most vibrant and innovative communities. Located in Orlando, Florida, the 17 square mile community has established a new standard of living for its residents with groundbreaking initiatives around technology, mobility and wellness. Lake Nona is located next to Orlando International Airport in the most visited destination in the United States. The smart, connected community’s advanced infrastructure and commitment to collaboration have attracted visionary companies and entrepreneurs from around the world to join its living lab environment, accelerating economic growth and opportunity across health and science sciences. life, education, hospitality, sports and performance. Lake Nona’s attractive business ecosystem is bolstered by a thriving cultural landscape defined by iconic architecture and engaging public art installations, miles of walkable trails and green spaces, weekly events, boutiques, restaurants and entertainment in the beautiful natural landscape of Central Florida. round sun.
For more information, visit www.lakenona.com.