Golf News for Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | Courses

Marriott's Shadow Ridge Golf Club in California offers Summer Access Pass

PALM DESERT, Calif. -- Marriott's Shadow Ridge Golf Club, one of the premier golf resorts in Palm Desert, announced that the annual Summer Access Pass is back for 2013, providing local golfers with exclusive discounts for the upcoming summer golf season.

The 2013 Summer Access Pass, which is available for just $99, allows local golfers to play the Nick Faldo-designed Championship Golf course at Marriott's Shadow Ridge Golf Club from May 20 until September 29, 2013, for just $30 per round. In addition, pass holders can take advantage of many other exciting offers, including:

• Discounted guest green fees for up to three golfers playing in their foursome.
• Complimentary all day access to the practice facility on day of play.
• 50 percent off club fitting fees and club repair at Golf Fitting Studios, a Golf Digest Top 100 Club Fitter.
• 10 percent off merchandise purchases in the golf shop.
• 20 percent off all instructional programs at the new Marriott Golf Academy.
• And 10 percent off food and beverage on course (restrictions apply).

Tee times can be reserved up to seven days in advance. For more information about the 2013 Summer Access Pass, call the golf shop at 760-674-2700 or visit

The first Nick Faldo-designed Championship golf course in the U.S., Marriott's Shadow Ridge Golf Club is set against the beautiful backdrop of the snow-capped Santa Rosa Mountains in Palm Desert, Calif. This beautiful and peaceful valley is often referred to as the "golf capital of the world" because of its ideal playing conditions and abundance of courses. The Championship layout has been honored with many awards in recent years, including being voted one of Golfweek's Best Resort Courses in 2012; one of the top 20 courses in California according to Golfweek's Best Courses You Can Play State-by-State in 2011; and one of the Top 50 Golf Resorts in the nation by GolfWorld in 2010.

Shadow Ridge Golf Club is also home to the new Marriott Golf Academy, offering instructional programs, including 2- and 3-day golf schools for golfers of all skill levels.

About Marriott Golf
Marriott Golf manages 58 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

Click here for Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) company information.

Michele Cooper (
Mastro Communications, Inc. @ 732-469-5700