(Destin, Fla.) - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort - the 2,400-acre resort featuring four championship golf courses on Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast - today announces its 2012 golf packages.
• 4 ½ Star - For serious golfers and course collectors, it features a round at Rees Jones' Burnt Pine Golf Club (a private club) and a round at Robert Trent Jones II's Raven Golf Club (host of two PGA Champions Tour events). Starting at $141 - $191, depending on season.
• Player's - Blending a Tour-quality track with a relaxing golf experience, the offering includes a round at Raven Golf Club and a round at Baytowne Golf Club, designed by Tom Jackson. Starting at $113 - $174, depending on season.
• Classic - Ideal for value-oriented golfers, it provides a round at Baytowne Golf Club and a round a The Links Course, also a Jackson-design. Starting at $99 - $173, depending on season.
Carts, unlimited use of Sandestin's practice facility and range balls are included. Free replay rounds booked at the course the day of play are offered based on availability. Guests who book a golf package and complete their stay prior to April 15 receive a complimentary $20 beverage cart credit per golfer.
"Thanks to the variety of packages available at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, golfers can tailor a visit to their specific playing ability and budget, whether it's a golf 'mancation,' or casual family vacation," says Rick Hileman, director of resort golf.
Sandestin is the preferred vacation destination of golfers who value diverse playing experiences. The resort is the only place in the world with Rees (Burnt Pine Golf Club) and Robert Trent Jones II (Raven Golf Club) courses side-by-side. Renovated in 2005, Baytowne Golf Club has five sets of tees, including a junior tee box, and is frequently cited as an ideal family or day of arrival course. The Links Course is the original Sandestin layout, and a longtime favorite of guests and locals.
In between rounds, golfers can visit The Village of Baytowne Wharf, an assortment of casual and fine-dining restaurants, bars and nightlife, and boutique shopping. Beach access, a marina, fitness facilities and numerous organized activities are also available on-site.
Rates for all packages are based on a two-night stay. They do not include fees and taxes.
For more information: www.sandestin.com; (888) 801-4388.