Golf News for Friday, May 3, 2013 | Travel

Crystal Springs Resort in New Jersey offers "The Twosome" golf package

HAMBURG, N.J. -- Crystal Springs Resort - home to seven distinct golf courses just one hour from New York City - announces "The Twosome" golf, spa and stay package.

Ideal for couples and golf buddies seeking a quick respite from the rigors of everyday life, it features overnight accommodations at the luxurious Grand Cascades Lodge, recreation-rich Minerals Resort & Spa or action-packed Mountain Creek; 18 holes of golf on any of Crystal Springs' seven heralded courses; and one spa credit per adult for the award-winning Elements Spa (Minerals and Mountain Creek guests) or Reflections Spa (Grand Cascades guests).

Depending on accommodations, guests may also enjoy unlimited access to the Biosphere Pool Complex with indoor pool, water slide, hot tub, steam room and sauna; Minerals Sports Club's four indoor / outdoor heated pools and 80-plus weekly fitness and yoga classes; and Mountain Creek's outdoor heated pool and hot tubs.

"There's no better resort in the Northeast for a first-class escape," says Art Walton, Vice President of Golf Operations at Crystal Springs Resort. "With world-class amenities and an ideal location, Crystal Springs provides a perfect break that's both relaxing and stimulating."

Available through the end of the 2013 golf season, rates begin at $212 per person (weekday) and $269 (weekend). They are based on double occupancy at Minerals, golf at the resort's Great Gorge Country Club and a $110 spa credit.

To book, call 973.827.5996 x 2 and mention the Twosome Package.

Nestled in the Kittatinny Mountains of northern New Jersey, Crystal Springs is a golf playground for all ages and abilities. Its 117 holes are exceptionally diverse:

• Ballyowen - Irish links-style layout rated state's No. 2 public golf course by Golfweek
• Black Bear - Inviting mix of tumbling terrain and risk / reward options for players of all abilities
• Cascades - Newest addition stresses playability and features junior tees (nine holes)
• Crystal Springs - Ranked "Top 50 Toughest Course in America" by Golf Digest
• Great Gorge - Vintage 70's golf on the legendary Playboy course (27 holes)
• Minerals - Family golf at "Top 12 Short Course" in America by Golf Range Magazine (nine holes)
• Wild Turkey - Spectacular resort course with world-class amenities and vistas

Crystal Springs is also a nationally-recognized leader in golf innovation and growing-the-game initiatives. They include family golf on Cascades and Minerals featuring four-person carts and two holes cut on each green (one eight inches in diameter); a "Fast Track" program that guarantees golfers finish in less than four hours; a pay-per-hole playing option; "Lessons and Links for Ladies" and more.

For more information: www.crystalgolfresort.com, 973.827.5996.

About Crystal Springs Resort
Located in Vernon and Hamburg, N.J., Crystal Springs Resort is the only four-season resort of its kind in the Tri-State Area. Comprised of four luxury hotels - Grand Cascades Lodge, Minerals, the Appalachian and Black Creek Sanctuary; seven renowned public golf courses; 15 acclaimed restaurants highlighted by the four-star Restaurant Latour and its Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning (since 2006) 135,000-bottle wine cellar; two full-service spas ranked #24 in Spas of America's Top 100 Spas; the state-of-the-art Minerals Sports Club; multiple indoor and outdoor pools, including the distinctive Biosphere Pool Complex with an underground aquarium, tropical foliage and free form nature pools; Mountain Creek with 167 skiable acres on four mountain peaks, 100% night skiing, Drop Zone Snow Tubing, and the Waterpark and Bike Park during summer months. Crystal Springs Resort hosts hundreds of weddings, special events, corporate outings and thousands of transient hotel guests each year.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Shane Sharp
Buffalo Communications
704.519.8381 (cell)
ssharp@buffalocommunications.com

Stephen Reynolds
Buffalo Communications
703.891.3509
sreynolds@buffalocommunications.com
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Chelsea Vander Groef
Crystal Springs Resort
973.271.7587 (cell)
cvandergroef@crystalgolfresort.com



 
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