Spend the weekend playing in paradise
You’re invited to join us for the Blue Angels Foundation – Konica Minolta Golf & Tennis Classic benefiting wounded veterans on October 5th-8th, 2017. This year’s event will be hosted by the fabulous Park Hyatt Aviara® Resort in Carlsbad, California.
Fundraising while having fun
Throughout the weekend, while you’re enjoying the golf, tennis, scenery, cuisine, company and the luxury of this world-class resort, you’ll also be making an important contribution to supporting our wounded veterans. Located 30 minutes north of downtown San Diego, the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort offers casual elegance in a natural setting, accented by wildlife and wildflowers. Aviara’s architecture is designed to harmonize with the surrounding landscape. Each of the incredibly spacious guest rooms and suites includes a balcony or terrace, where guests can enjoy Aviara’s natural beauty.
Play some amazing golf courses
Konica Minolta Golf & Tennis Classic, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy challenging golf on two of three beautiful courses, Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Club, the La Costa Resort or Del Mar Country Club courses.
On Friday, golfers will play 18 holes at either, the Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Resort, one of the finest golf facilities in southern California, Aviara’s 7,007-yard, par-72. Honored with Golf Magazine’s Play 2004 Gold Medal Resorts Award and #18 on Golf Digest’s Top 75 Golf Resorts,or the Champions Course at the La Costa Resort, the only course in California designed by Dick Wilson. Both courses feature beautifully manicured fairways and tees, serene settings, peaceful wetlands or costal layouts sculpted around the areas natural topography and rolling hills.
On Saturday, you will play eighteen at either the Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Club, or be transported to Del Mar Country Club where ambling brooks, lakes and cascading waterfalls wind their way through the Joseph Lee-designed course. Every hole will test players as they face rolling hills, sand traps and water hazards. The course’s classic design makes it playable for the average player, yet challenging for the more advanced golfer. Our golfing guests are in for a real treat.
If tennis is your game, we’ll see you on the courts
For guests who prefer tennis, we offer a warm-up tennis clinic conducted by Steve Halverson, Director of Tennis at Aviara’s beautiful Tennis facility, both Friday and Saturday. Steve promises a fun, social round-robin tournament on Saturday to practice what you have learned. The tennis clinics are guaranteed to be instruction and will focus on all aspects of your game. You will get exercise and learn everything you need to know about hitting a tennis ball!
Friday’s clinic will begin with three hours of instruction while Saturday’s fun, social round-robin tournament will take place in the morning. Anyone wanting to play more tennis after lunch is free to do so on either day.