DESTIN, FL, March 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort today announced special rates for an upcoming charity concert, headlining country music star, Darius Rucker. The concert will be held on Sunday, May 13, 2012 as an exciting finale to the inaugural ANNIKA & Friends at Sandestin Pro-Am Celebrity Golf Tournament.
The celebrity golf tournament and concert will be held over Mother's Day weekend, the perfect opportunity for a family friendly weekend of fun. Sandestin is offering a variety of options and deals for individuals and families. Rates starting at $149 per night (Code: ANNIKA). Other special rate options include: HOT Dates and Rates (Code: HOT) for guests that are flexible and want last minute deals, based on availability.
Darius Rucker, lead singer of Hootie and the Blowfish, is now topping the county music charts as a solo artist. His 2008 release, Learn To Live album produced three consecutive No. 1 singles and Top 5 smash, "History In The Making." Rucker's success in the country music format was recognized at the 43rd Annual CMA Awards when he received the Top New Artist title and again with ACM, Teen Choice, and AMA Award nominations. Rucker is currently riding high with the release of his sophomore country album, Charleston, SC 1966 which has produced two No. 1's "Come Back Song" and "This" a well as the current single, "I Got Nothin'." Rucker just announced that he will be joining Grammy award winning trio Lady Antebellum on the second leg of the Own The Night 2012 World Tour, which will kick off in Tulsa, Okla. in late January and will run through June 2012.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a perfect location for the celebrity tournament and concert because of its 2,400 acres of deluxe waterfront accommodations, recreational activities and scenic areas to enjoy. This summer, fun events and activities are in full swing at this top rated resort including: championship golf courses, tennis courts, water sports and other recreational activities.
The inaugural ANNIKA & Friends at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort will take place May 12-13, 2012. Hall of fame golfer Annika Sorenstam, along with her celebrity friends and famous athletes, will join in an amazing weekend filled with golf, social events and fine dining. All proceeds from the weekend will go to the ANNIKA Foundation to fund the implementation of SPARK - the leading physical education program for children in schools - in elementary schools in Northwest Florida and across the state.
The country music star will perform at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, 2012 on the North Park lawn in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. For tickets visit www.AnnikaandFriends.com. Special promotions for early ticket purchases and prices for children are also available. For more information on Destin, Florida beach special offers, accommodations and events, visit www.sandestin.com or call 1-866-91-BEACH.
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 2,400 acres and 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, 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.
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