Golf News for Monday, August 22, 2011 | Resorts

Florida's PGA National Resort & Spa announces Labor Day specials

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- PGA National Resort & Spa -- home of the PGA TOUR Honda Classic - invites active duty military, fire and police to enjoy a Labor Day celebration September 2-5 with its special room rates, family activities and exclusive golf rates.

A portion of all weekend proceeds will be donated to Patriot Golf Day - flagship fundraiser for the Folds of Honor Foundation that provides postsecondary education for the children and spouses of military men and women disabled or killed while serving. Accommodations at the legendary resort are $82 per night with a second complimentary night, or free connecting room (based on availability).

A special golf rate of $30 is available for service professionals, including The Palmer, Haig, Squire and Estate Courses. The famed Champion Course at PGA National can be played for $50. Also available on Labor Day weekend are poolside BBQs on Sunday and Monday ($10 per person), daily buffet breakfast in the Citrus Tree ($10, children 12 and under free), nightly "3 for $30" tasting menu in the Ironwood Grille (5 - 7 p.m.) and summer specials in The Spa.

"Labor Day weekend offers us a chance to say 'thank you' to service personnel for all they do for our communities and country on a daily basis," says Joel Paige, Vice President and Managing Director. "With our upcoming 30-year anniversary this November, we want service families to enjoy our array of world-class amenities as our guests have experienced for the last three decades."

For more information or to make reservations, visit, or call (800) 533.9386.

About PGA National Resort & Spa
PGA National Resort & Spa is a national, premier golf vacation and meeting destination. The legendary 379-room Florida resort recently completed a $65 million comprehensive revitalization, including a new front entrance, outdoor pool and pavilion, new Ironwood Grille and iBAR, as well as enhanced public areas, golf courses and landscaping.

PGA National Resort & Spa offers 90 holes of championship golf on five courses, including the famed Champion course, home to the PGA Tour's Honda Classic. The resort's storied golf history includes hosting the 1983 Ryder Cup, 1987 PGA Championship, and nearly two decades of the Senior PGA Championship. In addition to The Champion, PGA National's award-winning golf courses are: The Palmer, The Haig, The Squire and The Estates.

Other distinguishing features include a 40,000 square-foot European Spa with 32 treatment areas and the exclusive "Waters of the World" outdoor mineral pools, a world-class 33,000 square-foot health-and-racquet club with 19 Har Tru tennis courts, 40,000 square feet of self-contained conference space and nine on-site restaurants and lounges.

Conveniently located within easy driving distances of major Florida population centers, the AAA Four Diamond resort is a 15-minute drive from Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), one hour from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and 90 minutes from Miami International Airport (MIA).

Shane Sharp
Buffalo Communications
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David Wood
Buffalo Communications
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