• 31-JAN-2011

Kia Motors America and LPGA Bring Women's Professional Golf Back To Los Angeles For First Time in Five Years

Following the success of last year's inaugural event, Kia Motors America (KMA) is proud to bring the excitement of women's professional golf back to Los Angeles for the first time in five years as the title sponsor of the Ladies Professional Golf Association's (LPGA) Kia Classic. Hosted at the renowned Industry Hills Golf Club at Pacific Palms March 21 – 27, the Kia Classic will be the LPGA's first U.S. event featuring prize money in 2011 and will be broadcast nationwide on Golf Channel. The tournament will feature the tour's top-20 ranked players, including Michelle Wie, Kia Motors' official golf ambassador and spokesperson. The second annual Kia Classic will draw a full field of 144 LPGA professionals competing for the tournament's $1.7 million purse. Available content includes footage of Kia vehicles and press release.