Saturday, March 26, 2011

Spring Season Specials at Several Locations as Pocono Courses Open

(POCONO MOUNTAINS, PA.) - The Pocono Mountains are celebrating the beginning of spring and the 2011 playing season ( by taking advantage of specials from over 35 golf courses in the region.

Located within easy drive of New York City, Philadelphia and New Jersey, most golf courses are offering early stay-and-play rates around or below $100, including:

• Free Golf April at Shawnee Inn: As part of its 2011 Centennial celebration, The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is offering free golf to guests from April 3 to April 28. For mid-week rates as low as $106 per person based on double occupancy, guests receive one-night accommodation, breakfast and a round of golf, including a cart at the renowned course that opened in 1911 and is A.W. Tillinghast's first American design. For more details or to book your reservation, call 1-800-SHAWNEE or visit
• Spring Weekend Golf Tournament at Pocono Palace Resort: Couples will enjoy a romantic golf getaway at the Pocono Palace Resort, April 28-May 1. Set in a beautiful mountain setting, this nine-hole regulation course is perfect for all skill levels. Enjoy closest-to-pin and straightest and longest drive contests as well cocktail parties, a wine and cheese meet-and-greet, a complimentary sunset Italian feast, dinner at Fat Paulie's, live entertainment and a special drawing where one couple will win a "Fantasy Stay." For more details please visit
• Fernwood Hotel and Resort Spring Golf Package: Experience a round of golf on the rolling fairways of this 18-hole gem and get one night accommodation for rates that start at just $69 per person, per night based on double occupancy. For even more value, book two nights' accommodation and two rounds of golf for just $138 per person. Offer is valid from April 1 to June 2. For more details please visit
• Buck Hill Golf Club: This classic Donald Ross design is opening its spring season with a "Pay One Greens Fee, Get a Second One Free" promotion from April 9 - June 15. Call 570-595-7730 for details or see
• Mount Airy Golf Club: Designed after Sports Illustrated's "18 Best Holes of Golf," Mount Airy will open its season April 1 with rates between $20-$25 for nine holes (midweek/weekend) or $37-$45 for 18 holes during the month of April only. See
• Mountain Manor: Anticipating a March 25 opening date, Mountain Manor will offer $35 rounds on weekdays and $45 rates on weekends for unlimited play during April. Call 570-223-1290 for reservations or see

Golfers can customize their trip through the user-friendly planner that can be found at, making it easy to find courses, accommodations and other activities within close proximity to each other. A complete list of courses, special offers and spring events can also be found on the site.


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