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PGA National to host free women’s clinic

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May 30, 2019

PGA National Resort & Spa Celebrates Women’s Golf Day and Month

(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) PGA National Resort & Spa – South Florida’s world-class golf, vacation and spa destination – announces it will celebrate both Women’s Golf Day and Women’s Golf Month in June.

On June 4 (Tues.), the legendary destination will conduct a women’s golf clinic from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. on the Champion Course practice putting green led by PGA Professional Randy Raimondi. The clinic will be followed by a nine-hole round on its classic Fazio Course. Both are complimentary for members and the public.

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Hole No. 3 at PGA National Resort & Spa's Champion Course

Hole No. 3 at PGA National Resort & Spa's Champion Course

To further commemorate June as both Women’s Golf Day and Month, the resort is also offering a 30% discount on regularly prices ladies’ apparel and hats in its well-stocked pro shop. A dining special of a “Champ Burger” with choice of a glass of house wine, cocktail or draft beer at iBar or Bar 91 is additionally being offered for $15 (gratuity and tax are additional).

In June, PGA National will also be saluting female golfers by paying tribute to girls and women players of all ages and walks of life as well as those in the golf industry with social media posts throughout the month.

“We’re honored to salute all women golfers during the month of June,” says Jane Broderick, director of golf. “We cordially invite women of all ages to visit us on June 4 and celebrate their inclusion in the wonderful game of golf.”

PGA National is a golf lover’s dream for both women and men offering 90 holes of high-caliber golf on five courses including the famed Champion Course, home to the popular PGA TOUR Honda Classic and past host of the Ryder Cup, PGA Championship and several Senior PGA Championships. The Champion underwent a recent renovation and reopened for play late last year to rave reviews. The resort’s superb Palmer Course reopened in late 2017 after undergoing a renovation.

PGA National also offers the David Leadbetter Golf Academy and David Pelz Scoring Game School for individual instruction and group clinics; Every Ball Counts – the world’s first science-based, statistics-driven training system for golf improvement offered at its off-site Estates Course; and state-of-the-art club fitting at Cool Club.

The resort’s expansive 40,000-square-foot European-style spa is renowned as the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation. The spa recently underwent a revitalization to its pool deck complete with new furnishings as well as renovation of the sleek ladies’ lounge and wet room including all new sauna, steam rooms, indoor Jacuzzi and locker rooms.

Resort guests can also enjoy the new high-tech 33,000-square-foot Sports & Racquet Club featuring a wide array of fitness activities and classes including pickle ball and tennis on the 18 Har Tru tennis courts (11 lit for night play). Not to be missed is the striking zero-entry pool, chef-driven Ironwood Steak & Seafood restaurant, and chic iBAR in its glamorous lobby.

For more on PGA National Resort & Spa: www.pgaresort.com, 800.863.2819.

About PGA National Resort & Spa
Located in South Florida’s Palm Beach Gardens, PGA National Resort & Spa is a world-class golf, vacation, meetings and spa destination. Few golf courses have a pedigree as storied as does The Champion. Its vaunted resume includes hosting the 1983 Ryder Cup, 1987 PGA Championship, and two decades of the Senior PGA Championship. Currently, it hosts The Honda Classic – a wildly popular stop on the PGA TOUR’s “Florida Swing.” The layout is best known for its renowned “Bear Trap” – a series of three demanding holes many considered the toughest stretch in the game.

The renowned destination also features four added premier championship layouts: The Palmer, The Fazio, The Squire and The Estates. The transformed Palmer Course, originally designed by legendary Arnold Palmer, reopened in 2017 after undergoing a comprehensive renovation. Additionally, PGA National offers the David Leadbetter Golf Academy and David Pelz Scoring Game School for individual instruction and group clinics; Every Ball Counts – the world’s first science-based, statistics-driven training system for golf improvement; and state-of-the-art Cool Clubs club fitting.

A distinguishing highlight is the new 33,000-square-foot Sports & Racquet Club. The Spa, a 40,000-square-foot oasis of tranquility, features 32 treatment rooms and 100 treatments. The AAA Four Diamond resort features nine on-site dining options including its acclaimed Ironwood Steak & Seafood. The property is 15 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and one hour from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

MEDIA CONTACT:
Karen Cantor
Director of Public Relations
PGA National Resort & Spa
Karen.Cantor@pgaresort.com
561.227.2548 (office)

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