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Marriott Golf announces 2014 Family Golf Festival event schedule

11.58am 27th March 2014 - Corporate

Marriott Golf websiteFamily, Fun and Free Golf…Golfers of all ages and abilities are invited to join their family members and experience the true meaning of “family togetherness on the links,” as Marriott Golf this week announced the schedule for the 7th Annual Marriott International Family Golf Festival.

These one-day family golf-themed events, which will take place at 28 leading Marriott Golf-managed destinations throughout the world, teed off in the U.S. at Falcon’s Fire Golf Club in Kississmee, Fla., on Saturday, March 15, 2014, and internationally at Son Antem Golf Club in Spain on Sunday, March 30, 2014.

The Marriott International Family Golf Festival, open to golfers of all ages and skill levels, supports the PGA of America’s dynamic player development programming, while offering a welcoming environment where women, children, siblings, parents, grandparents and friends can learn and play the game together. Families are invited to Marriott Golf properties for a fun-filled afternoon of FREE golf instruction, clinics, exciting activities, interactive golf games, family golf programs, chances to win a variety of prizes, and so much more! Each year, thousands of families take part in this exciting year-long program.

“Growing the game is vital for the entire golf industry and we believe our Marriott Golf family-based programming is ideal for bringing newcomers into the sport, while promoting togetherness on the course, which is essential in today’s fast-paced family environment,” said Jim Keane, Senior Director of Operations, Marriott Golf.

In addition, after 3 p.m., families and children can play golf for free as part of Marriott Golf’s “Kids Golf-4-Free” program in which an estimated 10,000 parents and children participate each year. Launched in 2006, “Kids Golf-4-Free” is a first-of-its-kind program that enables kids up to 15 years old to golf for free when accompanied by a full paying adult after 3 p.m. In addition, Marriott Golf offers free lessons anytime to kids up to 15 years old when accompanied by an adult who is taking a fully paid lesson from a Marriott Golf instructor.

The 2014 Family Golf Festival will take place at designated Marriott Golf properties on the following dates throughout the year:

Property Name / Location / Date (month/day/year)

Falcon’s Fire Golf Club Kissimmee, FL 3/15/2014

Son Antem Golf Club Mallorca, Spain 3/30/2014

La Iguana Golf Club Herradura Bay, Costa Rica 4/5/2014

Hollins Hall Hotel & Country Club, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK 4/14/2014

Stone Mountain Golf Club Stone Mountain, GA 5/4/2014

Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Meriden, Warwickshire, UK 5/11/2014

Grande Vista Golf Club / MarriottGolfAcademyOrlando, FL 5/17/2014

Grande Pines Golf Club Orlando, FL 5/17/2014

Crane’s Landing Golf Club Lincolnshire, IL 5/18/2014

Camelback Golf Club Scottsdale, AZ 5/18/2014

Hawk’s Landing Golf Club Orlando, FL 5/24/2014

Cattails Golf Course Kingsport, TN 6/1/2014

Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club, Maidstone, Kent, UK 6/22/2014

Toftrees Golf Club State College, PA 6/29/2014

Shadow Ridge Golf Club Palm Desert, CA 7/5/2014

Sprowston Manor Hotel & Country Club, Norwich, Norfolk, UK 7/13/2014

Gaylord Springs Golf Links Nashville, TN 7/19/2014

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK 8/2-8/3/2014

Worsley Park Hotel & Country Club, WorsleyPark, Manchester, UK 8/3/2014

Westfields Golf Club Clifton, VA 8/17/2014

The Rookery at Marco Naples, FL 8/23/2014

St. Pierre Hotel & Country Club, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK 8/23-8/24/14

Griffin Gate Golf Club Lexington, KY 8/24/2014

Meon Valley Hotel & Country Club, nr. Southampton, Hampshire, UK 8/24/2014

Breadsall Priory Hotel & Country Club, nr. Derby, Derbyshire, UK 8/30/2014

Desert Springs Golf Resort Palm Desert, CA 9/28/2014

Wildfire Golf Club Phoenix, AZ 10/19/2014

StarrPass Country Club Tucson, AZ 12/14/2014

Marriott Golf manages 60 golf courses at 44 locations in 13 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.

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