Red Sky Ranch Hosts Golfweek Women’s Conference Challenge Sept. 22-24

17 September 2014
Beaver Creek, Colo.- Sept. 17, 2014-  Red Sky Golf Club is hosting the top collegiate women’s golf players for the Golfweek Women’s Conference Challenge, Sept. 22-24. The national event features 18 Division 1 teams competing in tournament action contesting 54 holes on the Fazio Course.
 
The tournament format consists of 18 holes each day. Play begins at 10 a.m. on the first and 10th tees Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday’s shotgun start is slated to begin at 9:30 a.m. but is weather dependent. This year practice rounds will take place on Sunday, Sept. 21.
 
Golfweek’s #12 ranked team preseason, Pepperdine, returns as the defending champion this year and they are the only two-time victor of the event. Golf fans have an opportunity to watch top players, and potentially future LPGA players from Division 1 schools such as TCU and tournament host, University of Denver.
 
Confirmed teams attending include:
Campbell- Big South
Colorado- Pac-12
Denver- Summit
Georgetown-Big East
Illinois State- MVC
Jacksonville State- OVC
Lamar- Southland
Long Beach State- Big West
Louisville- ACC
Nebraska- Big Ten
New Mexico- MWC
Pepperdine- WCC
Stetson- A-Sun
TCU- Big 12
Tennessee- SEC
Texas State- Sun Belt
Toledo-MAC
UTSA- C-USA
 
The event will be covered by Golfweek Magazine and Golfweek.com and live scoring will be available at GolfStat.com. There is no fee to view the event live and spectators may park at the Red Sky Golf Club Guest Clubhouse.
 
For more information about the Women’s Conference Challenge at Red Sky Golf Club, call (970) 754-8425 or visit www.RedSkyGolfClub.com.
 
About Red Sky Ranch
Red Sky Golf Club is an exclusive golf facility that was designed as a private membership club with a separate limited access guest facility for guests staying at Vail Resorts' family of destination lodges and other select hotels. Tom Fazio and Greg Norman have each sculpted a championship, 18-hole course that weaves through 800 acres of historic ranchlands filled with sage, aspen groves and spectacular mountain vistas. Part of the Red Sky Ranch luxury community, Red Sky Golf Club features two Clubhouses, Silver Sage Restaurant, two driving ranges and the Red Sky Golf Academy. Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club is located just 25 minutes west of Vail, 20 minutes from the Vail/Eagle County airport, and 15 minutes from the base of Beaver Creek Resort.   
 
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

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