Diamond Resorts, a global leader in the hospitality, vacation ownership and entertainment industries, has announced Dumont JETS as the official aviation partner of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Presented by Insurance Office of America. This is the second year Dumont JETS, a premier charter source for both business and personal travel, has partnered with the unique golf event held Jan. 16-19, 2020 at Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando.
As part of their sponsorship of the 2020 event, Dumont JETS will be bringing their new eye-catching Falcon 2000 exhibit, which will allow guests to experience what it’s like to climb aboard one of the company’s luxurious private jets. The Dumont JETS fleet includes 17 Falcon 2000 jets, which carry up to 10 passengers.
“We are excited to have Dumont JETS return this year as the official aviation partner of the tournament and can’t wait for attendees to check out their Falcon 2000 exhibit,” said Mike Flaskey, CEO of Diamond Resorts. “With a fleet of luxurious private jets, Dumont JETS offers a unique travel experience that aligns perfectly with what we aim to deliver with the one-of-a-kind Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions event.“
The tournament will bring together LPGA Tour winners from the past two seasons to play side-by-side with celebrities including NBA champion Ray Allen; Super Bowl XVIII MVP Marcus Allen; MLB Hall of Famer John Smoltz; two-time Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander; Pro Bowl linebacker Brian Urlacher; TV personality Ben Higgins, “The Office” actor Brian Baumgartner, comedian Larry the Cable Guy, and many more.
A total of 35 LPGA professionals qualified for the event and to date, more than 20 have committed to compete including Brittany Lincicome, Lexi Thompson, Nelly Korda, Jessica Korda and defending champion, Eun-Hee Ji. Additional LPGA champions and celebrity commitments will be announced closer to the tournament date. The LPGA champions will play 72 holes of stroke play for $1.2 million in official prize money, while the sports and entertainment celebrities compete using a modified Stableford scoring format for their own $500,000 purse.
photo: Keith Allison