Golf News for Monday, October 24, 2011 | Resorts

PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, celebrates 30 years

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- PGA National Resort & Spa, home of the PGA Tour Honda Classic, five championship courses and world-class amenities, announces the celebration of its 30-year anniversary in November.

PGA National's recent revitalization includes numerous enhancements to its 379-room resort hotel, clubhouse, golf courses, spa, health and racquet club, and conference and meeting space. Among the new contemporary additions was a stunning zero entry pool, newly-named signature restaurant - Ironwood Steak and Seafood - and trendy, atmospheric lobby iBAR. The final phase of a complete room transformation will take place in 2012.

Honoring its 30 years of storied golf history and sterling guest experiences, the legendary South Florida destination is offering:

• Thirty rooms for $30 on the nights of Dec. 18 - 19, 2011. Reservations will be accepted on Nov. 18 starting at 10 a.m. by calling 877-423-5751 (based on availability, resort fee and tax additional).

• Special spa treatments featuring 30-minute menu ($29 - $75, November 2011 only)

• "30-year Anniversary Spa Package" including: 30-minute facial, 30-minute custom massage and glass of champagne ($150, gratuity included)

• Ironwood Steak and Seafood anniversary dinner (Nov. 18) highlighted by a specialty menu complete with $30 bottles of wine, Kansas City Strip Steak Dinner Special ($30) and $30 bar tab giveaways. Music will be provided by the officially designated iBAND, winner of a three-week competition.

• Thirty percent off on the purchase of a top / bottom combination in its award-winning pro shop (Nov. 17 - 20)

"The goal of revitalizing our property is to strengthen PGA National's position as one of the great resort golf destinations in the U.S.," says Joel Paige, Vice President and Managing Director. "For our next 30 years we hope to continue setting the gold standard as a golf, meetings and family facility with our attention to detail, array of amenities and unparalleled customer service."

With five straight years of successfully hosting the wildly popular PGA Tour 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. PGA National has the unique distinction of being the world's only golf resort to feature both the David Leadbetter Golf Academy and Dave Pelz Scoring Game School. It's a true golfer's paradise.

In addition to golf, guests can choose from more than 50 fitness classes at the 33,000-square-foot Health & Racquet Club and savor one of more than 100 treatments offered by The Spa and the exclusive "Waters of the World" outdoor mineral pools. PGA National's meeting / conference amenities include creative catering options, off-site event coordination, on-site transportation department and savvy in-house audiovisual specialists on property.

For more information about PGA National 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 chef-driven Ironwood Steak and Seafood restaurant 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 and past host of the Ryder Cup, PGA Championship and a litany of other prized professional golf tournaments.

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

David Wood
Buffalo Communications
703.635.0577 (cell)