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Two-Person Scramble Tourneys Immediately Follow the Masters, U.S. and British Opens, and PGA Championship this April, June, July and August
ORLANDO (Feb. 27, 2012) – Golfers who dream of the coveted green jacket of the Masters or the Claret Jug trophy from the British Open, but don’t have the uh, “time” to pursue a career in professional golf are invited to shoot for a slightly more attainable purse at Central Florida’s version of the Majors — the 2012 ESPN 1080 Monday after the Majors Tournaments at Orlando’s Shingle Creek Golf Club.
The four Men’s Majors Golf Tournaments are: the Masters, April 5-8 in Augusta, Ga.; the U.S. Open, June 14-17 in San Francisco; the British Open, July 19-22 in Lancashire, England; and the PGA Championship, Aug. 9-12, in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. The four Monday after the Majors tournaments will be held at Shingle Creek Golf Club immediately following each Majors event: April 9, June 18, July 23 and Aug. 13, 2012. Events begin at 8:30 a.m.
The tournaments are open to pairs and feature a two-person scramble format. Registration is $89 per person for the Masters tournament on April 9 and $79 per person for each of the remaining three tournaments. Driver’s Club members enjoy a 10 percent discount on registration. A BBQ buffet lunch and on course beverages including beer is included. To register, visit www.shinglecreekgolf.com or call 407-996-1559.
“The ESPN 1080 Monday after the Majors tournaments are a fun and stress-free way for anyone who enjoys the game of golf to feel like they’re a part of the action of the Majors,” said Dave Scott, Director of Golf, Shingle Creek Golf Club. “You don’t have to play like Charl, Phil or Tiger to come out, enjoy a beautiful day on our championship course and take a chance at winning some great prizes.”
Prizes for the ESPN 1080 Monday after the Majors would include, but not be limited to apparel, equipment, certificates at local establishments, UCF sports season tickets in all three major men’s sports (football, basketball and baseball) and stay and play packages Rosen Shingle Creek.
The headline sponsor for the tournaments is Orlando’s ESPN 1080 talk radio. Jerry O’Neill and Michael Tuck ESPN Florida afternoon drive hosts will broadcast live from the events and will be on hand to offer commentary and award prizes at the BBQ luncheon.
“ESPN Radio Orlando is very happy to partner with Shingle Creek Golf Club for the third year in a row for the upcoming 2012 two-person golf scrambles. We are very fortunate to have this world-class facility with their world-class professionals assist us … with what has become a ‘must-play’ for Central Florida golfers of any ability, “ said Jerry O’Neill, ESPN Program Director and afternoon drive host.
Driver’s Club annual membership at Shingle Creek Golf Club offers local golfers the chance to enjoy exclusive discounts, including 10 percent off registration for the ESPN 1080 Monday after the Majors Tournaments, and the lowest rates available. Available to locals only, the annual membership is just $99 and includes:
- A round of golf upon joining
- Discounted greens fees year-round
- Discounted guest greens fees year-round
- A USA-GHIN Handicap for the year
- Ten percent off food and beverage at the Par-Take and Clubhouse Grille
- Discounted practice balls
- Twenty percent off individual private golf lessons at the Brad Brewer Golf Academy
- A second round of golf on your birthday
To sign up for the Shingle Creek Driver’s Club, visit www.shinglecreekgolf.com/the-golf-club/drivers-club/ or call 407-996-9933. Driver’s Club members may extend their visit with a night at Rosen Shingle Creek hotel for just $99 per night, based on availability. Restrictions apply; offer not valid for citywide groups, conventions or with other offers or discounts.
Located at the AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek hotel, Shingle Creek Golf Club has been rated one of Golf Digest’s four star “Best Places to Play” and features a state-of-the-art practice facility, the award-winning Brad Brewer Golf Academy, a world-class clubhouse, golf carts with GPS yardage system, complimentary valet parking, full-service golf shop, and club and shoe rentals. The David Harman designed 18-hole, 7,149 yard championship course features undulating fairways and interconnecting waterways bordered by the natural backdrop of dense oaks and pines along historic Shingle Creek. Tournament course conditions each day ensure golfers a consistently challenging game no matter their skill level. The 1,500-room luxury hotel is conveniently located at 9939 Universal Blvd., just off exit 2 of the Beachline Expressway (S.R. 528) by the International Drive tourist district and ten minutes from the Orlando International Airport. For more information about the Shingle Creek Golf Club and the Brad Brewer Golf Academy, please visit www.shinglecreekgolf.com or call (866) 996-9933. For Rosen Shingle Creek, please visit www.rosenshinglecreek.com or call (866) 996-6338.