CARLSBAD, CA (June 7, 2013) — Grand Pacific Resorts, one of the oldest and largest vacation ownership companies based in California, will host The RCI Christel House Open on Monday, June 10 at Shadowridge Country Club in Vista, California.
The 11th Annual International Charity Golf Tournament takes place at 14 golf courses spanning three continents. Over 1,500 golfers are expected to participate, of which Shadowridge is the sole West Coast location.
These tournaments raise funds for Christel House, a non-profit network of “learning centers” that transform the lives of more than 3,800 children around the world, by breaking the cycle of poverty, empowering them to realize their hopes and dreams and become self-sufficient contributing members of society. Christel Houses are located in India, Mexico, South Africa, Serbia, Venezuela and the Indianapolis.
Tournament locations include Boonville, NY, Branson, MO, Cape Town, South Africa, Daytona Beach, FL, Edwards, CO, Indianapolis, IN, Kissimmee, FL, Mexico City, MX, Myrtle Beach, SC, Oxfordshire, UK, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Pigeon Forge, TN and Williamsburg, VA.
According to David Brown, Co-President of Grand Pacific Resorts, “This tournament is fun for both occasional and serious golfers. We are proud to participate and support Christel House. We have been a supporter of Christel House since 1998 when RCI co-founder Christel DeHaan first shared her vision with us. Our participation in the tournament is one way we can show our appreciation and admiration for her exceptional good works. Christel’s motto is ‘to care, to share, to make a difference,’ and to lead with a ‘compass of gratitude’.
In addition to Grand Pacific Resorts, notable local sponsors include: Welk Resorts, Crossman Landscape, Norte Mexican Restaurant, and Ricoh USA.
Grand Pacific Resort Management (Carlsbad, California) is one of the oldest and largest vacation ownership companies based in California. Serving over 58,000 owner-families every year, GPRM has developed and manages 18 resorts in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.gprmgt.com. Or email [email protected]
For more information about the Christel House Golf Tournament, contact Sharrie McIntosh (760-827-4149), [email protected]
Contact: Sharrie McIntosh (760) 431-8500
Media: Georgi Bohrod (619) 255-1661