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La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST® Announce Third Annual PGA WEST Pro-Am Invitational on February 2, 2013


La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST® Announce

Third Annual PGA WEST Pro-Am Invitational on February 2, 2013



LA QUINTA, Calif. – December 11, 2012 – The third annual PGA WEST Pro-Am Invitational golf championship has been scheduled for Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the prestigious TPC Stadium Course at PGA WEST in LA Quinta.


The Coachella Valley’s premier pro-am invitational golf tournament, The PGA WEST Pro-Am draws teams from some of the top golf clubs in Southern California, as amateurs and professionals test their skills on the Pete Dye-designed course, groomed in its most challenging form for PGA Tour Qualifying School. 


Competing pro-am amateur teams will vie for prizes, awards and trips to famed golf resorts. While professionals will compete for their share of the tournament purse, the Champion’s Trophy and honors as the 2013 PGA WEST Pro-Am Invitational Champion.


Starting with a 12:00 p.m. shotgun on February 2 and utilizing the Q School Final Stage set-up, the 18-hole championship features a one-best ball net shamble for amateurs and is priced at $285 per player.  Professionals who enter a complete amateur team of four players receive complimentary entry. Entrants will have access to a shared golf cart with GPS and will also receive a tee gift package including a special gift from Roger Dunn Golf Shops, lunch, and admittance to the  cocktail and awards reception.


Past champions of the PGA WEST Pro-Amhave included Brian Mahoney (2011) and Michael Block (2012), with this year’s event expected to draw the most competitive field to date.


For registration information and assistance, please contact tournament coordinator Dave Magdziasz at 760-564-7615 or  Detailed rules for the PGA WEST PRO-AM may be found online at



About La Quinta Resort & Spa and PGA WEST®

La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST is a renowned desert destination in the greater Palm Springs area featuring 796 elegantly-appointed casitas, suite and villas; the 23,000-square-foot Spa La Quinta®; 41 swimming pools and 53 hot spas; 23 tennis courts and exceptional cuisine at Morgan’s in the desert; TWENTY6; Adobe Grill; Ernie’s at PGA WEST and elsewhere throughout the resort. Known as The Western Home of Golf in America® and named “North America’s Golf Resort of the Year,” it is home to five award-winning public golf courses and four private courses, designed by legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, Greg Norman and Tom Weiskopf. The resort is a member of Hilton Worldwide’s Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. For more information, call 760-564-4111 or visit


About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

WALDORF ASTORIA is Hilton Worldwide’s luxury brand of landmark hotels, with each one as singular and timeless as the brand’s namesake, The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York. From classic elegance to modern grandeur, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts each represent worldly sophistication and unparalleled guest service. From sumptuous spas and culinary excellence to world-class golf, each hotel & resort offers the exquisite accommodations and signature accoutrements that define refinement and sophistication. Discover Waldorf Astoria by visiting Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.



Bonnie Crail
Crail Communications