Reid Named Director of Sales & Marketing at Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard


ORLANDO, FL – The Arnold Palmer Invitational (formerly the Bay Hill Invitational) presented by MasterCard has named Scott Reid the Director of Sales & Marketing of the prestigious Orlando based world renowned tournament.

The announcement was made by Scott Wellington, tournament director of the 29 year-old PGA TOUR event.

In his position, Reid is responsible for overseeing the corporate sponsorship sales, the marketing of the event and community relations efforts.

Reid comes to the Arnold Palmer Invitational with an extensive background in golf and event management over the past 13 years. Prior to joining the Arnold Palmer Invitational, he served as Director of Marketing for the Southwest Section of the PGA of America.

"We are very excited to have Scott aboard with us and feel he has a lot to bring to the Arnold Palmer Invitational in many areas," says Scott Wellington tournament director.

The Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, will be hosting the PGA TOUR's greats from March 12-18, 2007 at the Bay Hill Club in Orlando, Florida. Past Champions have included four-time champion Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and defending champion Rod Pampling. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Arnold Palmer Medical Center Foundation. Weekly badges and daily tickets are available with prices starting at $45 daily ($15 for youths) and $95 for the entire week, including two Pro-Ams, practice rounds and four championship rounds. For tickets and more information, visit or call 1-866-764-4843.