LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Diamond Resorts International® (NYSE: DRII), a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, announces a new sponsorship arrangement and welcomes LPGA Tour professional Brittany Lincicome as a Diamond Resorts ambassador.
As a part of the agreement, Lincicome will make personal appearances at Diamond Resorts’ Events of a Lifetime®, the company’s unique vacation program that delivers VIP experiences to members and owners providing them with new and exciting ways to Stay Vacationed.™ The pro golfer will also wear Diamond Resorts branded apparel at all her golf appearances and tournaments throughout 2016.
“I am honored to represent the Diamond Resorts brand because Diamond Resorts believes in the importance of taking vacations with your family and provides unique ways to create memorable experiences. I’m excited to be a part of what Diamond Resorts is doing, and I look forward to meeting the members and owners at these one-of-a-kind events,” said Lincicome.
Lincicome joins the ever-expanding roster of celebrity ambassadors including country music star Colt Ford, baseball Hall of Famers Reggie Jackson and Gaylord Perry, PGA touring professionals Brian Gay and John Cook, and Super Bowl XXVI MVP Mark Rypien.
“We are thrilled to have Brittany on our brand ambassador team,” says Michael Flaskey, Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Diamond Resorts International®. “She is a world-class golfer, and more importantly, she is a great person with an engaging personality. We could not have selected a better ambassador to host our Events of a Lifetime®. Our members and owners are going to love meeting her and will quickly become lifelong fans.”
As one of Diamond Resorts’ newest ambassadors, Lincicome will attend the Saturday night gala at the Diamond Resorts Invitational benefiting Florida Hospital for Children on January 16, 2016. The newly-minted tournament, airing live on Golf Channel, will take place from Jan. 13-16 at The Golden Bear Club in Windermere, Fla., near Orlando and will be contested over three days among America’s top celebrity golfers with a $100,000 first prize at stake. The four-day event will include the Brian Gay Invitational celeb-amateur competition, and the Saturday night gala will feature a fundraising auction for Florida Hospital for Children.
Beginning her professional career in 2004 at the age of 19, Brittany won for the first time in 2006 at the HSBC Women’s World Match Play Championship. She followed up that win again in 2007 at the Ginn Open and became a major champion in 2009 winning the Kraft Nabisco Championship. Brittany entered rarified air when she won her second major this past spring by winning the ANA Inspiration. As a six-time champion, and one of the longest hitters on tour, Brittany attracts quite a bit of well-deserved attention.
About Diamond Resorts International®
Diamond Resorts International® (NYSE: DRII), with its network of more than 350 vacation destinations located in 34 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australasia and Africa, provides guests with choice and flexibility to let them create their dream vacation, whether they are traveling an hour away or around the world. Our relaxing vacations have the power to give guests an increased sense of happiness and satisfaction in their lives, while feeling healthier and more fulfilled in their relationships, by enjoying memorable and meaningful experiences that let them Stay Vacationed.™
Diamond Resorts International® manages vacation ownership resorts and sells vacation ownership points that provide members and owners with Vacations for Life® at over 350 managed and affiliated properties and cruise itineraries.