Kia signs Wie to endorsement deal
IRVINE, Calif. — Kia Motors America is getting involved with the LPGA Tour, agreeing to an endorsement deal with Michelle Wie and a title sponsorship for a new tournament at La Costa Resort.
Wie will be the official golf ambassador and spokesperson for Kia Motors. Terms of the deal were not announced.
The Korean-based automaker also will be title sponsor of the Kia Classic, to be played March 25-28 at La Costa Resort north of San Diego.
It will be the first time the resort has been on a national golf stage since the Match Play Championship left for Arizona in 2006.