Golf News for Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Travel

Destination Hotels & Resorts offers new Destination Discoveries

Destination Hotels & Resorts, the country's fourth largest hospitality management company, kicks-off golf season with a new program, Destination Discoveries, which allows golfers of every skill level the opportunity to vacation like a pro, take their swing to the next level or just play some competitive rounds with friends.

New experiences from the Destination Discoveries program include:

Take your swing to the next level
• Miramonte Resort & Spa, Palm Springs, CA - Golf Performance Evaluation: State-of-the-art Callaway Golf Performance Center at Indian Wells Golf Resort will offer the most precise swing analysis and fitting available to elevate your skills.
o Cost: Starting at $259.

Sharpen your skills, regardless of your level
• The Inverness Hotel & Conference Center, Denver, CO - Golf Instruction: This package pairs guests with a private golf lesson with a golf professional at one of Denver's award-winning courses, where they will be able to apply their new skills with two rounds of golf.
o Cost: Starting at $409 for deluxe.

Golf with a friend/significant other like a PGA Pro
• Lansdowne Resort, Leesburg, VA - Buddy Golf: This quality unlimited golf experience offers golfers the perfect buddy golf escape, with two championship 18-hole courses and family-friendly nine-hole Greg Norman Sharkbite Course.

Destination Hotels & Resorts manages 14 one-of-a-kind, award-winning golf courses that range from high-altitude courses with panoramic views of mountain peaks to ocean courses providing unique water hazards and stunning ocean views. The names of famed golfers and golf architects who have designed these courses are endless, including Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Tom Fazio, Michael Hurdzan and Jack Nicklaus. Properties in the Destination Golf Collection include Terranea Resort in California, Wild Dunes Resort in South Carolina, Stowe Mountain Lodge in Vermont, Lansdowne Resort in Virginia, Skamania Lodge in Oregon and Suncadia Resort in Washington.

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About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hospitality management company headquartered in Colorado. With 40 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the fourth largest hospitality management company in the country. The company's portfolio features more than 9,200 guest rooms, 18 golf courses and 16 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Santa Fe, Aspen, Lake Tahoe, Seattle, Denver, Austin and San Diego. The company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises and the Lowe Hospitality Group.

For a complete list of properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit