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Tuesday, February 1, 2011
PGA National Honored In Golf World's "100 Best Golf Shops for 2011"
(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) -- PGA National Resort & Spa -- home of the PGA TOUR Honda Classic -- today announces Golf World has honored the legendary destination with inclusion in its "100 Best Golf Shops for 2011."

As part of the $65 million comprehensive reinvention of the distinguished 379-room Florida property, the 2,200-square-foot golf shop serves four onsite resort and championship courses. Innovative features include separate check-in desks for guests and private members, allowing exceptional customer service. Granite countertops, contemporary carpeting and subdued effective lighting showcase a thoroughly modern décor with ample room for product displays.

"Our golf shop renovation is a prime example of our commitment to continuing to provide our guests a superior resort and member experience," says Joel Paige, Vice President and Managing Director. "Whether enjoying the ease of checking in for your round, utilizing our TOUR quality practice facilities and teaching academies, or trying to tame the mighty Bear Trap on The Champion, a golf vacation here at PGA National is hard to beat."

In addition to world-class golf, PGA National's enhanced amenities include "Waters of the World," a collection of outdoor mineral pools from the healing waters of the Earth's most treasured locations. The resort's picturesque zero-entry pool -- located centrally to the hotel -- is a refreshing, tropical retreat perfect for a couple's get-away or family fun. Dining options include the sophisticated contemporary iBAR and elegant ambiance of Ironwood Grille - both featuring exciting new menus from Chef Gordon Maybury.

For more information or to make reservations, visit www.pgaresort.com, or call (800) 533.9386.

About PGA National Resort & Spa
PGA National Resort & Spa is a national, premier golf vacation and meeting destination. The legendary 379-room Florida resort recently completed a $65 million comprehensive revitalization, including a new front entrance, outdoor pool and pavilion, new Ironwood Grille and iBAR, as well as enhanced public areas, golf courses and landscaping.
PGA National Resort & Spa offers 90 holes of championship golf on five courses, including the famed Champion course, home to the PGA TOUR's Honda Classic. The resort's storied golf history includes hosting the 1983 Ryder Cup, 1987 PGA Championship, and nearly two decades of the Senior PGA Championship. In addition to The Champion, PGA National's award-winning golf courses are: The Palmer, The Haig, The Squire and The Estates.
Other distinguishing features include a 40,000 square-foot European Spa with 32 treatment areas and the exclusive "Waters of the World" outdoor mineral pools, a world-class 33,000 square-foot health-and-racquet club with 19 Har Tru tennis courts, 40,000 square feet of self-contained conference space and nine on-site restaurants and lounges.
Contact:
Shane Sharp
Buffalo Communications
704.519.8381
ssharp@buffalocommunications.com

David Wood
Buffalo Communications
703.635.0577 (cell)
dwood@buffalocommunications.com

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