Marriott Golf Festival Brings Families Together

marriott_golfSince golf is a sport with virtually no age limits, it’s one of the best ways for generations of families to share time together. To help promote bringing families together on the fairways, Marriot Golf has announced the 6th Annual International Family Golf Festival program. This year-long series of one-day family golf events will take place at 32 Marriott Golf-managed destinations around the world. The program will begin on Mothers’s Day, May 12 at La Iguana Golf Club in Costa Rica. Another Marriott property, Camelback Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, will be the first US course to host an event on May 19.

The Marriott International Family Golf Festival is open to golfers of all ages and skill levels, creating a welcoming environment where parents and children can learn and play the game of golf together. Families are invited to Marriott Golf properties for a fun-filled afternoon of free golf instruction, clinics, exciting activities, interactive golf games, family golf programs and chances to win a variety of prizes. In addition, after 3 p.m., families and children can play golf for free as part of Marriott Golf’s “Kids Golf-4-Free”, which launched in 2006. This first-of-its-kind program enables kids up to 15 years old to golf for free when accompanied by a full paying adult after 3 p.m. program and has allowed an estimated 10,000 parents and children to play golf together annually.

Marriott Golf manages 58 golf courses at 43 locations in 12 countries, offering more than 1,000 holes of championship golf. Marriott has been managing golf operations since 1970 and is one of the world’s premier golf operators.

The 2013 Family Golf Festival will take place at designated Marriott Golf properties on the following dates throughout the year:

Property Name Location Date
La Iguana Golf Club Herradura Bay, Costa Rica 5/12/2013
Camelback Golf Club Scottsdale, AZ 5/19/2013
Hawk’s Landing Golf Club Orlando, FL 5/25/2013
Cattails Golf Course Kingsport, TN 6/2/2013
Stone Mountain Golf Club Stone Mountain, GA 6/2/2013
MetroWest Golf Club Orlando, FL 6/9/2013
St. Pierre, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Monmouthshire, Wales, UK 6/9/2013
Toftrees Golf Club State College, PA 6/23/2013
Tudor Park, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Maidstone, Kent, UK 6/30/2013
Kauai Lagoons Golf Club Lihue, HI 7/13/2013
Gaylord Springs Golf Links Nashville, TN 7/13/2013
Grande Vista Golf Club Orlando, FL 7/20/2013
Grande Pines Golf Club Orlando, FL 7/20/2013
Meon Valley, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Nr. Southampton, Hampshire, UK 7/28/2013
Dalmahoy, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Edinburgh, Scotland, UK 8/2-8/6/2013
Hollins Hall, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK 8/4/2013
The Rookery at Marco Naples, FL 8/17/2013
Westfields Golf Club Clifton, VA 8/18/2013
Breadsall Priory, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Nr. Derby, Derbyshire, UK 8/18/2013
Forest of Arden, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Meriden, Warwickshire, UK 8/18/2013
Worsley Park, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Worsley Park, Manchester, UK 8/24/2013
Griffin Gate Golf Club Lexington, KY 8/25/2013
Sprowston Manor, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Norwich, Norfolk, UK 8/25/2013
Son Antem Golf Club Mallorca, Spain 9/14/2013
Willow Crest Golf Club Oak Brook, IL 9/22/2013
Desert Springs Golf Resort Palm Desert, CA 9/29/2013
Crane’s Landing Golf Club Lincolnshire, IL 9/29/2013
Wildfire Golf Club Phoenix, AZ 9/29/2013
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes Orlando, FL 10/5/2013
Falcon’s Fire Golf Club Kissimmee, FL 11/2/2013
Shadow Ridge Golf Club Palm Desert, CA 12/7/2013
Starr Pass Country Club Tucson, AZ 12/15/2013

For more information, visit www.marriottgolf.com.