California Sports Teams
Watch Anaheim’s professional hockey team heat up the ice at the Honda Center or take your family to see the one of the best baseball teams in California at Angels Stadium, both less than 20 miles from the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach. Located right on the Bay, our hotel offers access to year-round sports and recreation, adding to the excitement of your adventure in Southern California.
Founded by the Walt Disney Company in 1993, the professional hockey team in Anaheim heats up the ice at the Honda Center located only 18 miles from our Newport bayfront hotel. Since their first professional franchise game, they have won 4 Pacific Division titles, 2 Western Conference Champs, and were the 2006-2007 National Champions.
The City of Angels’ home team plays at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, just 17 miles from Hyatt Regency Newport Beach. Established in 1961, this professional baseball team has been a dominant force in the West winning 9 Western Division titles and in 2002 taking home the American League pennant and becoming the World Series Champions.
As members of the Big West Conference, the University of California, Irvine Anteaters offer nationally competitive men and women’s sports teams in basketball, cross country, golf, rowing, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis and track. The Anteaters have brought home 28 national titles and have been represented by 58 Olympic athletes.
Annual Sports Events
Our convenient location puts us right in the heart of many popular sporting events. Held annually at Huntington Beach Pier, the US Open of Surf brings the top surfers in the world to within 10 minutes of our hotel. If you’re looking to walk the fairway with PGA professionals, the Toshiba Golf Classic is held at the Newport Beach Country Club.