Park Hyatt Aviara Resort Welcomes the Return of the LPGA Kia Classic, March 2015

Carlsbad, CA – December 11, 2014 – Park Hyatt Aviara Resort is pleased to welcome the sixth annual LPGA Kia Classic for its third year at Aviara Golf Club. The 2015 Kia Classic is scheduled for March 23 – 29, and it will feature a field of the world’s top female golfers televised nationally on the Golf Channel.

“We could not be more pleased to welcome the return of the 2015 LPGA Kia Classic,” said Scott Allen, General Manger for Park Hyatt Aviara Resort. “We have seen continued success with each year that we have had the honor of hosting this talented group of athletes. We are delighted to continue our partnership with the LPGA and Kia and are looking forward to this year’s exciting tournament.”

The Kia Classic features a full 144-player field competing for a $1.7 million purse. Tournament week will feature a qualifier, practice rounds on Monday and Tuesday, a Wednesday pro-am and four competitive rounds from Thursday through Sunday.

“We’re looking forward to returning the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort for the 2015 Kia Classic for the third straight year. It’s been a great partnership with the LPGA and the Park Hyatt Aviara team,” said Dennis Baggett, tournament director. “Our crowds continue to grow each year and they’ve been treated to seeing the best women professional golfers in the world and we’re expecting an even larger turnout in 2015. The entire San Diego golf community region recognizes the highest level of women’s golf is being played at the Kia Classic and have been amazing supporters of this golf event for many years.”

Aviara Golf Club, named by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine as one of the best resort golf courses in America and the No.1 golf resort in San Diego according to the readers of Condé Nast Traveler, overlooks the beautiful Batiquitos Lagoon ecological reserve and is the only San Diego golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. Aviara features a memorable par-72 coastal layout that stretches 7,007 yards and is uniquely sculpted through rolling hillsides, native wildflowers and plenty of bunker and water challenges. The golf club is part of the AAA Five Diamond-rated Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, which features 327 guest rooms, four on-site restaurants, full-service spa, tennis courts, fitness facility and more.

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Scott McBride
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort