Golf News for Monday, December 3, 2012 | Events

California's Shadow Ridge Golf Club to host Family Golf Festival

PALM DESERT, Calif. -- Marriott Golf, one of the world's premier golf operators, is once again reaching out to families all over the world and promoting "togetherness in golf." Shadow Ridge Golf Club, located at 9002 Shadow Ridge Road in Palm Desert, California, today announced that it will be hosting its fifth annual Family Golf Festival on Saturday, December 8th, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Marriott's Family Golf Festival, which encourages parents and children to learn and play the game together, invites families to Shadow Ridge Golf Club for a fun-filled afternoon of free golf instruction, clinics, exciting activities, interactive golf games, family golf programs, chances to win a variety of prizes, and so much more! Activities include a demo day from world-class club manufacturers, complimentary instruction provided by the Faldo Golf Institute starting at 10 a.m., a First Tee Junior Golf Program, a putting contest at 10:30 a.m., and complimentary golf for kids after 3 p.m.

For more information on this year's event, please call the golf shop at (760) 674-2700. Sign-up is required in the golf shop to play golf during the Family Golf Festival.

The Family Golf Festival is another effort by Marriott to promote family golf. In 2006, Marriott Golf launched "Kids Golf-4-Free," a first-of-its-kind program that 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 at a participating location.

About Marriott Golf
Marriott Golf manages 54 golf courses at 43 locations in 12 countries, offering more than 1,000 holes of championship golf. Marriott has been managing golf operations since 1970 and is one of the world's premier golf operators. Marriott provides golf management and consulting services to a variety of operational environments including resort, private club, daily fee, golf school and franchises. For more information, visit

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