Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Camp for Kids with Serious Illnesses and Local LGBT Community.
SEDONA, Ariz. â€“ March XX, 2013 â€“ Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa and the adjacent Sedona Golf Resort are set to host the first LGBT Red Rock Golf Classic benefiting Camp Soaring Eagle and Sedona Pride. The golf tournament will run throughout the weekend of May 4-6. The entry fee is $125 per player and includes green fee, cart fee, complimentary practice balls, goody bag and lunch following play.
Set among the awe-inspiring beauty of Northern Arizonaâ€™s Red-Rock Country, Hilton Sedona resort & Spa and Sedona Golf Resort will provide a spectacular backdrop for this charity event. The tournament will begin at 7 a.m. on May 4 with pre-golf registration and festivities including massages, Mimosas and Bloody Maries and a putting challenge. The format is a four-person scramble gross, with on-course contests and raffle prizes. Prizes will also be awarded for best-dressed, hit the piÃ±ata with a golf ball and much more.
The TAG ApprovedÂ® Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa will provide accommodations for the event participants and guests as well as tournament prizes and will host a reception on Friday, May 3, welcoming golfers and friends. As a TAG Approved hotel, Hilton Sedona meets six LGBT-friendly qualifications including treating heterosexual and domestic partners equally in personnel policies and employing staff who reflect the diversity of their community.
The beneficiary of the LGBT Red Rock Golf Classic, Camp Soaring Eagle gives kids with serious illnesses and their families a chance to discover the healing power of laughter and the sheer joy of play by providing camping experiences filled with excitement, challenge and fun in a medically safe setting â€“ at no charge to the children or families. Sedona Pride celebrates the diversity of the LGBT community while supporting and educating Sedona and the Verde Valley.
To book a room for the LGBT Red Rock Golf Classic at Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa, call 1.877.2REDROCK. To register for the tournament, visit www.sedonagolfresort.com/pride.
About Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa
Located along the beautiful Red Rock Scenic Byway, Sedonaâ€™s gateway to world-famous red rock country and Arizonaâ€™s first All American Road, Hilton Sedona Resort and Spa, a 219-room property is only 90 minutes north of Phoenix. Guest accommodations feature two-room suites with separate living rooms and private patios or balconies, with breathtaking views of Sedonaâ€™s majestic red rocks or the Sedona Golf Resort. In-room amenities include fireplace, flat screen televisions, mini-bar, high-speed Internet access, microwave oven, coffeemaker, and iron/ironing board. Additionally, the resort boasts three heated pools, two restaurants, and has the areaâ€™s largest conference facilities in Northern Arizona with 20,500 square feet of meeting space. Complete meetings packages are available.
About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader in hospitality. From inaugural balls and Hollywood award galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers while more than 144,000 Team Members shape experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 550 properties in 80 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel." Access the latest Hilton news at http://news.hilton.com or begin your journey at www.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltonhotels, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwideâ€™s ten marketleading brands.
About Sedona Golf Resort:
No other Sedona golf course provides a better combination of jaw-dropping splendor and exceptional challenge than the acclaimed Sedona Golf Resort. Located in the heart of one of the most captivating regions of the Southwest, the thrilling 6,646-yard, par 71 course is widely considered among the world's most unforgettable golf experiences. Winding around the famed red rocks of Sedona, each hole provides a unique adventure. Visitors and locals alike say that playing Sedona Golf Resort tops the list of things to do in Sedona, AZ.
Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa is Sedona's only Luxury Resort offering all the amenities you expect from a World Class Resort, including; Luxury Accommodations, Championship Golf, State-of-the-Art Meeting Space, Full-Service Day Spa, Salon and Fitness Center in addition to Award-Winning Dining and Genuine Hospitality to provide Guests with the Perfect Guest Experience.