Golf News for Monday, April 1, 2013 | Travel

Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Florida offers Bucket List Golf Package

ORLANDO, Fla. -- If playing the famous Bay Hill golf course at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge has always been on your bucket list, 2013 is the year to make it happen, and you won't need a bucket of money to realize your dream. Playing where the PGA Tour just played gets a little easier with the 2013 Bay Hill Bucket List Golf Package which includes a comfortable lodge guest room, full breakfast, choice of one round of championship golf or a soothing spa treatment. Guests will also receive the trademark umbrella logo pin which is the symbol of the Palmer brand around the world and a special keepsake gift upon check-in. The Bucket List Package is offered from $171-263 per person, per night based on double occupancy (pricing varies with seasonality), making it surprisingly affordable to plan your trip to this legendary venue that tops so many bucket lists for both the avid and weekend golfer. Reservations can be made by calling (888) 422-9445 or visiting www.BayHill.com. (Applicable taxes not included.)

The history of Bay Hill and this charming golf club is steeped in tradition. The highly regarded golf course was built in 1961, with breathtaking views that sweep across 270 acres along the shores of the Butler Chain of Lakes. The property later became a favorite of legendary golfer Arnold Palmer after he competed in an exhibition match with Jack Nicklaus and Don Cherry on the then unknown course in 1965. On that day Palmer fell in love with Bay Hill and began the quest to make it his own. By 1970, that dream was a reality and Bay Hill has been the winter home of the Palmer family ever since. In 1979 Mr. Palmer successfully created a tournament that became an official PGA TOUR stop, attracting some of the strongest fields of the season, now called the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard, where Tiger Woods just reclaimed his status at No. 1 in the world with his 8th victory at Bay Hill. Just like Arnold Palmer himself, Bay Hill is very charismatic and inviting, and for those that love the traditions of the game, Bay Hill is the perfect Bucket List venue. The Lodge features 70 rooms, a full service Spa and Fitness Center, and outstanding cuisine in 3 restaurants.
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Located just minutes from downtown Orlando and area attractions, Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge is the site of the annual Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard golf tournament. The 70-room property features 27-holes of golf, the Arnold Palmer Golf Academy, tennis on four Har-tru and two DecoTurf courts, a full service spa and salon, fitness center, a heated Jr. Olympic-size pool, three dining locations, 3 lounges, and 9,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. For reservations or membership information, call (888) 422-9445 or (407) 876-2429.

For more information or photos, contact Ramona Hurley at (727) 967-2487 or HurleyRamona@gmail.com.

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