The LPGA made a successful return to Williamsburg last year, drawing 63,000 fans for the Kingsmill Championship. The tournament, staged last September and won in a memorable nine-hole, sudden-death playoff by Jiyai Shin over Paula Creamer, moves up on the LPGA calendar this year, to May 2-5 at the Kingsmill Resort’s famed River Course.
VIP tickets provide access to the grounds and clubhouse, the Pavilion Tent off the 16th fairway, and the Pete Dye Club at the 18th green, with buffet lunch, snack, and unlimited beer and wine. Single-day VIP access is $150. There also is a reduced-fee weekly VIP option. To purchase VIP tickets visit www.thekingsmillchampionship.com. Kids 17 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult.
Kingsmill Resort has received a four-diamond rating from AAA and includes 422 guest rooms, three golf courses, six restaurants, indoor/outdoor pools, a spa, sports center, and marina. The facility is part of Xanterra Parks & Resorts, the nation’s largest operator of lodges, restaurants, tours, and activities at national and state properties, with operations at Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Zion, Mount Rushmore, Crater Lake and many other national attractions.