BERMUDA OFFERS GOLF LOVERS SPECIAL PACKAGES TO JOIN PGA CHAMPIONSHIP WINNER RORY MCILROY AT 30TH ANNUAL PGA GRAND SLAM O

Winners of Golf's Four Majors Vie to Become Champion of Champions, Oct. 22 - 24

     (NEW YORK, NY) August 13, 2012 – With the completion of the past weekend’s PGA Championship, the field is finally set for the 30th Annual PGA Grand Slam, which will be played at the Port Royal Golf Course in Bermuda this fall. Rory McIlroy’s win at Kiawah Island secured him the fourth and final spot to compete for the “Champion of Champions” title on October 22nd through 24th. He will join 2012 Masters Champion, Bubba Watson, 2012 U.S. Open Champion, Webb Simpson, and 2012 Open Champion, Ernie Els in golf’s most prestigious qualifying event. The Bermuda Department of Tourism and hotel partners are making it easy for visitors to watch the winners of golf’s four “Majors” compete in paradise with special travel packages designed for golf enthusiasts who crave to be close to the action.

     Golf lovers who visit the Bermuda Department of Tourism’s Grand Slam website, can take advantage of the flexible travel packages if they book from now until October 21st.  Packages include hotel accommodations and daily passes to the PGA Grand Slam to watch all of the action. Participating hotels include:

• Fairmont Southampton – The official hotel site of The PGA Grand Slam of Golf is providing accommodations in a Moderate Room, plus daily tickets per registered guest to the tournament, plus hotel transfers. Package starts at $199 per night for a two-night minimum stay. Rate code: PGSP. For more information or to book this package, visit www.fairmont.com/southampton/hotelpackages.

• Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa - Accommodations, plus two daily passes to the PGA Grand Slam. For more information or to book the package, visit www.cambridgebeaches.bm.

• Coral Beach Club - Accommodations plus two daily passes to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Rates start at $375 per night in a Deluxe Ocean View room. For more information or to book this package, call 441-239-7200, email reservations@coralbeach.bm or visit http://www.coralbeachclub.com.

• Elbow Beach - Accommodations in a Premier Garden Room, plus two daily passes to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf and daily breakfast for two. Rates start at $339 per night. For more information or to book this package, call 1-800-223-7434, email ebbda-reservations@mohg.com or visit http://www.mandarinoriental.com/bermuda. Code-GRANDSLAM.

• Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel - Accommodations in a Fairmont Room, plus daily tickets per registered guest to PGA Grand Slam, plus hotel transfers. Rates start at $259 per night. For more information or to book this package, call 800-441-1414 or visit www.fairmont.com/hamilton/hotelpackages. Rate Code: PGSG

• Grotto Bay Beach Resort - Accommodations in an Ocean View Superior Room, plus two daily passes to the tournament. Package starts at $222 per night. For more information or to book this package, visit www.grottobay.com or call 800-582-3190.

• Pink Beach Club - Accommodations in an Ocean View Jr. Suite, two daily passes to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, plus a meal plan. Package starts at $475 per night. For more information or to book this package, e-mail reservations@pinkbeach.com, call 800-355-6161 or visit www.pinkbeach.com.

• The Reefs - Three nights’ minimum accommodation in a Poolside Room with other room categories available at different pricing upon request. Includes two, three-day passes to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, plus breakfast, afternoon tea and daily dinner. Package starts at $599 per night. For more information or to book this package, call 800-742-2008 or visit www.thereefs.com.

• Surf Side - Accommodations in a Deluxe Room plus two daily passes to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Package starts at $260 per night. For more information or to book this package, call 800-553-9990, e-mail surf@ibl.bm or visit www.surfsidebermuda.com.

For more information on The PGA Grand Slam of Golf and travel packages, please visit or www.GoToBermuda.com/travel-deals/PGA-Grand-Slam or www.PGA.com/grandslam/2012.

*$199 rate based on two-night minimum.

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