Golfing Families & Newcomers of all Ages and Skill Levels Enjoy a FUN Day of FREE Golf Activities at its Resorts and Golf Courses Throughout the World
Since debuting in 2007, and always under the guidance of PGA/LPGA Professionals, tens of thousands of golfers – encompassing boys & girls, cousins, parents and grandparents of all ages and abilities – have enjoyed playing the game of golf alongside their family members at Marriott International’s Family Golf Festivals.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of this global player development initiative, golfers are once again invited to join their family members for a special day on the links, as Marriott Golf today announced the schedule for the 2017 Annual Marriott International Family Golf Festival. These one-day family golf-themed events will take place at a premier collection of leading Marriott Golf-managed destinations throughout the world.
The Marriott International Family Golf Festival is open to golfers of all ages and skill levels, and aligns with Marriott’s commitment to player development programs. Golfing families are invited to Marriott Golf properties for a an exciting line-up of fun-filled activities, highlighted by FREE golf instruction, clinics, interactive golf games, contests, family golf programs, prize giveaways and much more. Supervised by PGA Professionals, each respective venue offers a welcoming environment where entire families, including women, boys and girls, military veterans, parents and grandparents can learn and play the game together.
“Golf is a game that transcends generations, and we share a common commitment across our portfolio of resort lodging brands and golf courses to ensure the game is accessible for families to enjoy together,” said Brett Stark, Senior Director, Golf Marketing & eCommerce, Marriott Golf. “This is a fantastic player development initiative, and I congratulate everyone involved on 10 years of growth and excellence.”
In addition to core events at the one-day Family Golf Festival, after 3 p.m. adults can take advantage of special rates and children can play golf for free as part of Marriott Golf’s “Kids Golf-4-Free” program. Launched in 2006, “Kids Golf-4-Free” enables kids up to 15-years old to golf for free when accompanied by a full paying adult after 3 p.m. In addition, Marriott Golf offers free lessons anytime to kids up to 15-years old when accompanied by an adult who is taking a fully paid lesson from a Marriott Golf instructor.
The 2017 Family Golf Festival will take place at designated Marriott Golf properties on the following dates:
|La Iguana Golf Course||Costa Rica||4/4/2017|
|Marriott’s Shadow Ridge Golf Club||Palm Desert, CA||4/8/2017|
|JW Marriott Camelback Golf Club||Scottsdale, AZ||4/23/2017|
|Hollins Hall, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club||Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK||5/7/2017|
|Tudor Park, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club||Maidstone, Kent, UK||5/14/2017|
|The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman||Cayman Islands, UK||5/26/2017|
|Cattails @ MeadowView Golf Course||Kingsport, TN||6/4/2017|
|Marriott’s Grande Vista Golf Club / Marriott Golf Academy||Orlando, FL||6/10/2017|
|Stone Mountain Golf Club||Stone Mountain, GA||6/25/2017|
|Marriott’s Orlando World Center Resort / Hawk’s Landing Golf Club||Orlando, FL||7/1/2017|
|Meon Valley, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club||Nr. Southampton, Hampshire, UK||7/1/2017|
|The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes||Orlando, FL||7/1/2017|
|Royal St. Kitts Golf Club||Frigate Bay, St. Kitts, West Indies||7/1/2017|
|Gaylord Springs Golf Links||Nashville, TN||7/82017|
|Toftrees Golf Club||State College, PA||7/30/2017|
|Breadsall Priory, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club||Morley, Derby, UK||8/5/2017|
|Sprowston Manor, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club||Norwich, Norfolk, UK||8/6/2017|
|JW Marriott Desert Springs Golf Resort||Palm Desert, CA||8/6/2017|
|Westfields Golf Club||Clifton, VA||8/13/2017|
|Worsley Park, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club||Worsley Park, Manchester, UK||8/13/2017|
|St. Pierre, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club||Monmouthshire, Wales, UK||8/20/2017|
|Marriott’s Griffin Gate Golf Club||Lexington, KY||8/27/2017|
|JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort||Marco Island, FL||9/9/2017|
|Son Antem Golf Club||Mallorca, Spain||9/16/2017|
|JW Marriott Desert Ridge Golf Club||Phoenix, AZ||9/24/2017|
|JW Marriott Starr Pass Country Club||Tucson, AZ||12/17/2017|
Marriott Golf manages courses in 15 countries across five continents, offering nearly 1,000 holes of championship golf for Marriott International brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, Westin, Sheraton, Gaylord Hotels, Le Meridien, Renaissance Hotels, and Marriott Golf Academy. Marriott has managed golf operations since 1971 and is one of the world’s premier golf operators. Marriott provides golf development expertise, golf management, and consulting services to a unique variety of hospitality environments including resorts, private membership clubs, daily fee courses, golf schools, and franchises. For more information, visit www.marriottgolf.com.
For more information visit Marriott International, Inc.