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JOURNEY AT PECHANGA TOURING PRO COREY PAVIN
NAMED 2010 USA RYDER CUP CAPTAIN
Journey extends invitation to Host Team practices in the Future

TEMECULA, Calif. (December 11, 2008) – Journey at Pechanga Touring Pro Corey Pavin, today was bestowed the honor of being named the 2010 USA Ryder Cup Captain by PGA of America. U.S. Open Champion Pavin, in his three-time Ryder Cup appearances was twice on winning teams.  In 2006, he was an assistant to Tom Lehman.

“Corey is an important part of our golfing family and a tremendous asset to our recently opened award-winning golf course, Journey at Pechanga,” said Director of Golf Andrew Miranda.  “We send our congratulations and are extremely proud of Corey’s well-deserved tribute. Once the team has been named, we will be extending an open invitation for Corey to host practices at Journey.”

Journey at Pechanga, although just recently opened, has received its first Award.  GOLF Magazine, in their January issue, awarded Journey the number four position on The Top 10 New Courses You Can Play.

Journey at Pechanga is a beautiful 18 hole golf course with multiple teeing grounds on each hole to create a stringent challenge for the best golfers or a relaxed atmosphere for the average player. On my first visit, I felt that the flow of the golf course and the variety of holes would make for a very enjoyable round of golf.” said Pavin. “It is my privilege and pleasure to represent Journey.”

Journey at Pechanga held its Grand Opening last month upon completion of a 62,000square-foot Clubhouse accentuated by the latest in high-end resort amenities. As an impressive upscale 18-Hole public golf course designed by award-winning architect Arthur Hills, with Partner Steve Forrest, Journey is the latest addition to the AAA Four Diamond Pechanga Resort & Casino destination,

Nestled in the foothills of the Pechanga Indian Reservation in the scenic Southern California Wine Country of Temecula Journey was designed with environmental responsibility and a keen sensitivity to preserving the beautiful and historic tribal lands and rich culture of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians.

“This golf course is 10,000 years in the making,” said Amy Minniear, President of Pechanga Development Corporation. “This is our homeland, the place where our ancestors thrived. We wanted to pay tribute to that in every element of Journey’s construction.” 

For more information or to book tee times, call 951-770- GOLF (4653) or visit www.journeyatpechanga.com.

MEDIA CONTACTS

Robert Bledsoe
Contact for Pechanga Resort & Casino
Public Relations Manager
(951) 770-2776
rbledsoe@pechanga.com