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PGA National appoints Lepore

(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.)PGA National Resort & Spa – South Florida’s world-class golf, vacation and spa destination – announces Michelle Lepore as Midwest Account Director.

With more than 30 years of leadership in sales and hospitality, Lepore comes to PGA National from Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa in Palm Beach where she served as senior sales manager. Previously, she worked with Sonesta Hotels and Resorts as well as the Convention Visitors Bureau of both Palm Beach County and Miami. She also played a pivotal role in opening Loews Miami Beach. Lepore is a graduate of Florida State University.

“Michelle’s vast experience in sales and hospitality will be a great asset in our continuing quest for exceptional client relationships,” says David Fine, Senior Vice President, Sales and Market Development. “With her strong relationship-building skills and thorough knowledge of the industry, she is an excellent addition to our team.”

More information:, 855.233.1444.

About PGA National Resort & Spa

In Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. And fresh off a comprehensive multimillion-dollar revitalization, PGA National Resort & Spa is a world-class vacation and meetings destination. It presents 90 holes of championship golf on five courses, including the famed Champion Course, home to the popular PGA TOUR Honda Classic and legendary “Bear Trap” three-hole stretch.

PGA National recently opened its new 33,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Sports & Racquet Club.  It features the latest exercise equipment, indoor racquet ball court, three aerobics studios with new sound systems, five-lane saltwater lap pool, spin room with video road mapping, indoor volleyball court, two Pickleball / POP and 19 Har-Tru tennis courts (11 lit for night play).  The new Johan Kriek Tennis Academy is managed by the two-time Australian Open champion and caters to elite juniors with focus on stroke production, point construction, match play, video analyses, fitness, gym and mental training.

Luxury overnight suites are ideal for weddings, leisure and business golf, frequent spa treatments. The resort’s versatility includes a lakeside wedding and event setting with stunning vistas; the 3,000 square-foot iDeck terrace for indoor / outdoor dining and entertaining; “Bar 91” the popular 19th hole grill; 40,000 square feet of self-contained conference and event space; and eight on-site restaurants and lounges, including the acclaimed Ironwood Steak & Seafood. 

The Spa at PGA National is a 40,000-square-foot oasis of tranquility with 32 treatment rooms and relaxation lounges, 100 diverse pampering options, the exclusive “Waters of the World” outdoor mineral pools and full-service salon. 

Convenient to major Florida population centers, the AAA Four Diamond resort is 15 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport, one hour from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and 90 minutes from Miami International Airport.


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