Desert Jet, one of the country’s fastest-growing air charter companies, has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the Bob Hope Classic, and has been named the Official Jet Provider of this popular PGA Tour and FedexCup event.
The 52nd annual Bob Hope Classic will be held on January 17-23, 2011. The unique five-day format of the Classic features 128 top PGA TOUR professionals and 384 amateur contestants, including a stellar list of celebrities. For the second consecutive year, the $5 million Bob Hope Classic will be played wholly within La Quinta, at La Quinta Country Club, SilverRock Resort, and the Palmer and Nicklaus Private Courses at PGA West.
As the only jet charter company in the desert, La Quinta-based Desert Jet provides private, convenient jet service to and from La Quinta and the desert Southwest to locales across the world. As the Official Jet Provider for the Bob Hope Classic, participants in the tournament enjoy special travel rates on Desert Jet’s fleet of jet aircraft as well as hospitality tents on each course sponsored by Desert Jet. In addition, Desert Jet clients will receive special benefits at the Bob Hope Classic.
“We are delighted to welcome Desert Jet to the Bob Hope Classic sponsor family,” said John Foster, Chairman of the Board of the Bob Hope Classic. “Desert Jet does a wonderful job of serving the desert community and with their client base they are a perfect fit to partner in an event that features athletes from throughout the world.”
“The Bob Hope Classic has donated almost $50 million dollars to our local charities over the years and plays an important role in our community’s visibility, vitality and growth” said Denise Wilson, President and Founder of Desert Jet. “We are proud to be a sponsor of events such as the Bob Hope Classic that share our commitment to give back to the community.”
About Desert Jet
Desert Jet is an aircraft charter and management company based in the Palm Springs area of California, operating its own fleet of jet charter aircraft along with access to a nationwide network of specially-selected and carefully screened private jet charter aircraft. Desert Jet is one of the first jet charter providers in the world to become IS-BAO certified and is the only management company with three National Business Aviation Association-designated Certified Aviation Managers on staff. Desert Jet’s pilots are the most experienced and well-trained pilots in the industry, with an average flight time of over 10,000 hours and perfect safety records. For more information visit the Desert Jet website at www.desertjet.com or contact (800) 381-JETS.