HEBER VALLEY, Utah -- Red Ledges, a premier four-season mountain recreation community near the Heber Valley, was selected as one of only eight sites in the world to host the Million Dollar Invitational event on CBS Sports in 2013.
The Million Dollar Invitational at Red Ledges will tee off on the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course the week of June 2, 2013, with a field of 144 amateur golfers competing for a total purse of $1,660,000. The winner will receive $1 million of the total purse. CBS Sports will televise the Million Dollar Invitational at Red Ledges nationally.
"It is truly an honor for Red Ledges to host this prestigious event that makes championship-level golf accessible to all types of players — teachers, plumbers, CEOs, students, retirees — anyone can play and have a chance to win the $1 million purse," said Mitchel Burns, Red Ledges COO. "Hosting the Million Dollar Invitational gives Red Ledges an opportunity to showcase our world-class Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, as well as the luxurious lifestyle and diverse recreational opportunities that Red Ledges owners enjoy."
Red Ledges was recently named Best Golf Course in Utah by Best of State Awards for a third consecutive year. Red Ledges was also named the "Best New Private Golf Course" by Golf Magazine in its first year and received recognition by GolfWeek magazine as one of 2012's "Best Residential Courses."
The Million Dollar Invitational is an innovation for the sport, creating a life-changing experience for great undiscovered talent in the game of golf. For more information, visit www.thegolfchampionships.com.
About Red Ledges
Red Ledges is a premier private recreational mountain community in Heber Valley, Utah, featuring an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, the Jim McLean Golf School, the Cliff Drysdale Tennis School, an extensive equestrian program, a swim and fitness club and access to the St. Regis at Deer Valley's Deer Crest Club. Spanning nearly 2,000 acres in Utah's Wasatch and Uinta mountain ranges, Red Ledges offers 1,200 estate home sites and thoughtfully designed homes with dramatic views of the unique red rock formations and surrounding Rocky Mountain peaks. For more information, visit www.redledges.com.