SAWGRASS MARRIOTT GOLF RESORT & SPA LAUNCHES VENDETTA PACKAGE: FOR THOSE IN NEED OF A "DO-OVER" AT THE PLAYERS STADIUM

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 14, 2012 – Professional Kevin Na held a one-shot lead into yesterday’s final round of THE PLAYERS, contested on the famed Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.  Despite a valiant effort, he succumbed to his final group playing partner and eventual winner, Matt Kuchar, by five shots.  Na would certainly love a second chance at the final round, which could have afforded him his second tour title. 

Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa – host hotel for THE PLAYERS – has found that many of its guests feel the same way.  Therefore, they are introducing a Vendetta package, allowing golfers who experienced the course in 2012 to make a triumphant return in 2013. 
The package starts at $249 per-night, based on double occupancy, and includes:
• One complimentary night (with minimum 2-night stay)
• One round of golf per person on THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass
• 10 percent off green fees for additional rounds  booked during time of stay
• 2-for-1 drinks in V. Kelly’s GastroPub
• Complimentary breakfast daily, per person in Café on the Green
• One sleeve of TPC Sawgrass monogrammed golf balls
The Vendetta package is valid for booking through December 31, 2012 for travel taking place in 2013.

For those interested in testing their skills (and patience) on THE PLAYERS Stadium Course for the very first time, The Sawgrass Double Play package starts at $297 per person, based on double occupancy, and includes:
• Accommodations for two nights
• One round of golf on THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass (per person)
• One round of golf on Dye’s Valley course at TPC Sawgrass (per person)
• 10 percent off green fees for additional rounds booked during time of stay
• 2-for-1 drinks in V. Kelly’s GastroPub
• Complimentary breakfast daily, per person in Café on the Green
• One sleeve of TPC Sawgrass monogrammed golf balls
The Sawgrass Double Play package is valid through December 31, 2012.

About Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, host hotel of THE PLAYERS, is one of the country’s premier golf vacation destinations.  Located in Northeast Florida in the chic enclave of Ponte Vedra Beach, the property offers a private beach club, 25,000-sq.-ft. spa, children’s programming, 10 restaurant and lounge venues, access to eight championship golf courses, more than 500 guestrooms and suites, and over 56,000 square feet of event space.  For reservations and information, see a travel professional, visit www.sawgrassmarriott.com  or call toll-free 800-457-4653.

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