Summer Packages Available at Marriott’s Grande Vista Resort, Orlando, Fla., & Marriott’s Shadow Ridge Resort, Palm Desert, Calif.; Breakfast, Lunch & Championship Golf Included Daily
(ORLANDO, Fla.) – For golfing travelers and families seeking to tee it up together and include golf instruction in their summer vacation plans, the acclaimed Faldo Golf Institute (FGI) by Marriott, one of the nation’s leading golf schools created by legendary Six-Time Major Champion Sir Nick Faldo, has the perfect new summer package. With locations at Marriott’s Grande Vista resort in Orlando, Fla., and Marriott’s Shadow Ridge resort in Palm Desert, Calif., FGI today introduced Faldo-Fore-Families, a summer golf instructional package that offers complimentary luxury villa accommodations for the whole family, when a 2- or 3-day golf school is attended.
From July 1 – September 30, 2012, golfing families that attend a 2- or 3-Day Golf School at the Faldo Golf Institute locations in Orlando and Palm Desert can enjoy complimentary luxury accommodations in one- or two-bedroom villas, fully equipped with all the comforts of home, throughout the duration of the golf school. One-bedroom villas are approximately 900 square feet and sleep up to four; two-bedroom villas are approximately 1,300 square feet and sleep up to eight. Additionally, families can extend their villa stay at either location, receiving special pricing, to take advantage of the exciting family attractions offered throughout the summer in the Orlando and Palm Desert areas.
“The golf industry continues to create programs geared towards women, children and families, and this package is designed to support the wonderful ‘growth of the game’ initiatives, while inspiring families to learn and play the game together,” said Bill Nault, Vice President, Marriott Golf. “This package offers a great opportunity for families to incorporate golf into their summer plans, while taking advantage of complimentary villa accommodations in Orlando and Palm Desert, two of the most family-friendly destinations in the country.”
As part of the package, families can also take advantage of the “Kids Golf-4-Free” program, enabling kids up to 15 years old to golf for free after 3 p.m., each with a full paying adult.
Faldo Golf Institute by Marriott combines the teaching philosophy of the legendary Sir Nick Faldo with the world class service and hospitality of Marriott to provide a full-service golf school experience perfectly suited for golfers of all ages and abilities. From low-handicap elite golfers seeking a competitive advantage, to newcomers to the game seeking an introductory program, to families seeking to learn together, the Faldo Golf Institute offers distinct learning programs for everyone.
The 3-day golf school, which includes complimentary villa accommodations for three nights, offers 12 hours of personalized instruction and three rounds of Championship Golf. Also included is a complete video swing analysis with one year of access to FGI’s online Alumni ClubhouseTM, a Club Fitter’s WorkshopTM equipment evaluation, daily breakfast, daily lunch with the instructor, unlimited use of the practice facility on each day of instruction, and a gift amenity. The 2-day golf school includes complimentary villa accommodations for two nights, eight hours of personalized instruction, two rounds of Championship Golf and similar amenities as the 3-day golf school. Schools are taught with a maximum 4:1 student/instructor ratio to ensure each student receives the individual attention they deserve.
Faldo-Fore-Families packages, which are available July 1 – September 30, 2012, are $1,199 for 3-day golf schools with three nights lodging and $799 for 2-day golf schools with two nights lodging. These packages are based on availability and cannot be combined with any other special rate, discount, rewards redemption program, or promotion. For single school occupancy, accommodations are for a one-bedroom villa with a two-bedroom villa upgrade option, for double school occupancy, accommodations are for a two-bedroom villa. Families can extend their stay in one-bedroom villas for only $150 a night, and two-bedroom villas for only $200 a night. For more information on FGI or to book a 2- or 3-day golf school at the Orlando or Palm Desert locations, please call (888) 463-2536 or visit www.gofaldo.com/faldo-fore-families.html.