Friday, September 16, 2011

Fayetteville’s 'Golf on the Ready' Announces Awesome Autumn Special

(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) – As proud home of the 82nd Airborne, Fayetteville is America’s first name in defense. This is truly a city that knows what it means to be ready at a moment’s notice. Lending their support, many of Fayetteville’s finest area golf courses and best hotels have enlisted this fall by offering some of the fastest tee times, best deals and easiest accommodations along I-95 and the East Coast.

The “Awesome Autumn Special” features three rounds of golf and two nights accommodations for $210 per golfer.  Enjoy one round of golf at Anderson Creek, Bayonet at Puppy Creek and Cypress Lakes, plus two nights accommodations at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux with full hot buffet breakfast each morning, complimentary beverage and game of pool each evening, hospitality room with 12 or more golfers (based on availability).

The Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau has partnered with GolfSwitch to help plan golf missions to the Fayetteville area, with a custom golf reservation and package builder found on-line at or by calling 800-805-5031. Assisting in the decision-making process, this cutting-edge Web site includes videos of the participating courses.

Davis Love III, Dan Maples, Ellis Maples, Stewart Gooden and Willard Byrd — some of golf’s top commanding officers — have left their legacy in Fayetteville with a variety of challenging and unique Fayetteville golf course designs that offer every golfer a chance to earn their stripes.

Previously rated the No. 3 hidden gem in the Sandhills by the North Carolina Golf Panel, Anderson Creek is Davis Love III’s first signature course in his native North Carolina. This traditional layout reflects all that is great about golf in the renowned Sandhills – rolling emerald fairways lined with longleaf pines, natural areas highlighted with love grass and perfectly manicured course conditions. The greens feature large roll-off areas and significant undulations that offer a glimpse into the classic Donald Ross architecture seen throughout the region.

A Golf World Readers’ Choice award winner, Bayonet Golf Club at Puppy Creek is a Willard Byrd design sculpted through the rolling hills surrounding Puppy Creek.  With five sets of tees, this championship course has been created for golfers of all skill levels. Bayonet also offers the region’s largest and best conditioned practice area, including a 20-acre golf practice facility featuring 10 target greens and a short-game area.

As an original home to the Floyds (Raymond and Marlene) and located just off I-95 exit 41, Cypress Lakes challenges and delights the most avid golfers with championship-caliber greens and prime playing conditions nurtured over the past decade. Stretching from 5,800 to 7,000 yards, Cypress Lakes is an extremely fair course to play with no blind shots to the greens.


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