Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort - The Players Championship Tournament Package

 “The Players Championship Tournament Package”

Package Includes:
Accommodations At The AAA Four-Diamond Resort &
Admission Tickets To THE PLAYERS® Championship Golf Tournament

JACKSONVILLE/ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (April 2014) – If you are planning to attend the PGA Tour’s 2014 THE PLAYERS® Championship golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida in May, you should consider taking advantage of “The Players Championship Tournament Package” that is being offered by The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort in Jacksonville/St. Augustine. Conveniently located a short drive from the tournament, the AAA Four-Diamond Northeast Florida resort is situated in lush World Golf Village, adjacent to the impressive World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum, which is the ultimate destination for the celebration of golf’s greatest players with fun interactive exhibits and historic golf artifacts. Widely considered the “unofficial fifth major of the 2014 PGA schedule,” THE PLAYERS® Championship will feature top golfers from around the world who will compete for the prestigious trophy.

The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort’s “The Players Championship Tournament Package” includes: accommodations; two one-day grounds admission tickets to THE PLAYERS® Championship golf tournament; and direct shuttle service to and from the golf tournament. In addition, the package also includes complimentary shuttle transportation for individual guests (based on availability) to and from historic downtown St. Augustine. This service enables guests to easily visit such sites in St. Augustine, which was founded in 1565, as the historic Castillo de San Marcos fort, The Fountain of Youth, and shopping on the charming, brick-paved St. George Street. Additional options in downtown St. Augustine include the Old Town Trolley Tour, The Old Jail, The St. Augustine History Museum, The Spanish Quarter, The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, Flagler College, Whetstone’s Chocolate Factory, Lightner Museum, and a variety of water activities.

Available for stays from May 5-13, 2014, the resort’s “The Players Championship Tournament Package” starts at $249 per room, per night, based on double occupancy. This rate includes all fees, but taxes are additional. Resort guests also benefit from no resort fees and complimentary self-parking.

For reservations, or for additional information, call 904-940-8696, or visit www.renwgv.com . Reference promotional code EPOG when making the reservation. A limited number of rooms are available for the promotion, and the offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. The offer cannot be combined with any other offer, and is based on availability. Advanced reservations are required.

“The package is a great way to experience the exceptional THE PLAYERS® Championship tournament,” said William McBroom, Director of Sales & Marketing at The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort. “In addition to attending the prestigious tournament, you can walk right next door from our resort to experience the incredible World Golf Hall of Fame, and experience charming and historic downtown St. Augustine via our complimentary shuttle.”

Located within the lush 6,300-acre World Golf Village, The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort features two championship golf courses: the popular Slammer & Squire championship course (just steps from The Renaissance Resort) and the renowned King & Bear championship course (co-designed by Arnold “The King” Palmer and Jack “The Bear” Nicklaus).

Not resting on its many laurels the resort completed many enhancements in 2011, which included the opening of the Villagio Italian Grille; the opening of The Resort Shop, which serves a full menu of Starbuck’s coffees, pastries, breakfast fare, sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, and desserts, as well as an array of local gifts and souvenirs; the expansion of its outdoor event and recreational space La Terrazza; the addition of a beautiful fountain called La Piazza; the addition of a picturesque gazebo; and the expansion of its pool deck with new seating areas.

Guest rooms and suites at the resort feature 37” flat-panel screen LCD HDTV televisions, and the Marriott JackPack, which provides complete connectivity to the guests for laptops, MP3 players, digital cameras, and video game players. The rooms and suites feature a contemporary design with an Asian feel, which includes rich red bed coverings, crisp white linens, along with a color scheme of warm neutral gold. Rooms also feature high-speed Internet access, two telephones with data ports, a wet bar and refrigerator, an in-room safe, and in-room coffee.

The resort also boasts a dramatic nine-story atrium lobby, which features a Colonial/Asian theme with lush foliage and a colorful 7-story modern hanging sculpture that is reminiscent of open Florida skies.

Recreational options at the resort include the two championship golf courses, a fitness center, pool, hot tub, and full-service concierge. Guests also have access to four additional golf courses within 15 minutes of the resort, for a total of 108 holes of golf.

Guests are an easy walk to the World Golf Hall of Fame, an IMAX® 3D Theater, the Hall of Fame’s 18-hole championship putting course, a 132-yard Island Challenge Hole, and the Walk of Champions. In addition, guests can take golf lessons at the renowned PGA TOUR Golf Academy.

When visiting the resort, guests have the opportunity to take fun eco-tours and chartered fishing trips, enjoy exceptional shopping at two large outlet malls, and explore historic St. Augustine.

For information on The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort, or for reservations, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit www.renwgv.com .