DESTIN, Fla, April 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort today announced it will host this year's NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Golf Championships May 14-17 at the award winning Raven Golf Club, Baytowne Golf Club and The Links Golf Club.
Sandestin has been named one of the Top Golf Resorts in the country by various national media, and voted 2013 "Best Courses You Can Play" by GolfWeek Magazine. This is the first year Sandestin has been selected to host the NCAA championship.
More than sixty teams will have the opportunity to play on three of Florida's premier courses located at Sandestin during the four day tournament. While enjoying the beautiful greens, golfers will be challenged by water hazards and sand bunkers in an attempt to win the coveted title.
Hosted by Methodist University, the tournament will consist of 21 women's teams competing on 72 holes at the Baytowne Golf Club and 40 men's teams competing at the Raven Golf Club and The Links Golf Club. For the men, the first two rounds will be a 36 hole cut, with rounds three and four being played on Raven Golf Club; all other rounds will be played on The Links Golf Club.
For those wanting to enjoy the convenience of staying on property, special rates on accommodations are available. Accommodations range from hotel-style studio suites to a one-bedroom Luau with rates starting at $159 per night. Call 800-270-0800 (mention promo code NCAA) or visit www.sandestin.com for details and other special deals. A stay at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort also includes value added amenities including complimentary tennis court time, fitness center access, bike rental and other amenities.
For more information on the NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Golf Championships, log on to www.NCAA.com.
For volunteer information please contact Tyler Arnold at the Baytowne Raven Golf Pro Shop by calling 850.267.8155 or emailing [email protected].
About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was named the #1 resort on Florida's Emerald Coast. The resort invites guests to a world of 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,300 Destin vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, town homes and the best in Destin hotel accommodations. As a member of Visit South Walton and Visit Florida, the resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village with shopping, dining and nightlife. Guests can visit www.sandestin.com or follow Sandestin on Facebook and Twitter for the latest information and events.
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