Golf News for Monday, December 5, 2016 | Charity

Special promotion at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida benefits Treasure Coast Food Bank

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- PGA Golf Club announces that golfers who contribute three non-perishable food items to its winter promotion benefitting the Treasure Coast Food Bank will receive 15 percent off standard rates.

From now through Dec. 31, golfers can call to book tee times or reserve online using the promo code "HOLIDAY." Three non-perishable food items must be presented at check in to receive the discount. The offer cannot be combined with previously discounted green fees.

"The holidays are a time to give back to family, friends and those in need," says PGA Senior General Manager Jimmy Terry. "This promotion not only rewards our loyal guests' and golfers' generosity, but it benefits an amazing organization that has been helping feed the hungry for the past 27 years."

Founded in 1989, the Treasure Coast Food Bank strives to alleviate hunger in the Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie and Okeechobee counties by obtaining and distributing food and other essentials. It provides roughly 400 pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, senior housing and low-income day-care centers with donated food on a daily basis. The organization also works with area schools to supply food-filled backpacks to hundreds of children for the weekend.

To learn more about the Treasure Coast Food Bank or get involved:, 772.489.3034.

To learn more about PGA Golf Club:, 772.467.1300.

Getting There: PGA Golf Club is less than a two-hour drive from Orlando and Miami, and under three hours from Tampa, Fort Myers and other Florida population centers. Having been ranked among the "75 Best Golf Resorts" by Golf Digest, PGA Golf Club is conveniently located 50 minutes north of Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), off Interstate 95 in Port St. Lucie. PBI offers nearly 100 nonstop flights to more than 25 cities in the U.S. and Canada.

Known as the "Ultimate Golf Resort Destination," PGA Golf Club is home to four distinct golf courses. The entertaining layouts were designed by renowned architects Pete Dye, Tom Fazio and Jim Fazio.

Andy DeKeuster