Great Fathers Day golf vacation in Florida
For fathers who love the links and their offspring, the Fathers Day Father & Son/Daughter Golf Tournament provides a perfect getaway at PGA Village(www.pgavillage.com) in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
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This unique 36-hole tournament, which includes a practice round, is open to all. It will be played on the three award-winning PGA Golf Club courses at PGA Village: Fazio North Course, Fazio South Course, and the newly-opened Dye Course.
The dates of the event are June 15-18, with the PGA Learning Center made available to participants on the 15th, the practice round on the 16th, and 18 holes of tournament golf on the 17th and 18th. The tournament format calls for nine holes each of Scramble, Alternate Shot, Total Aggregate, and Best Ball.
A cookout and awards ceremony will follow the tournament, including prizes in professional and amateur divisions for the winning team, longest drive, and closest to the pin.
A wide variety of accommodations is available right at PGA Village, including condominiums at PGA Vacation Resorts by Vistana, suite hotel rooms at Mainstay Suites, and townhomes through Villager Realty Lodging.
PGA Travel(www.pgatravel.com) is offering a great package that includes airfare, accommodations, the tournament, complimentary use of the PGA Learning Center, bag tag, welcome gift and dinner, daily breakfast, rental cars for each twosome, and the cookout and awards banquet. A commuter rate is also available.
Planning a trip
To get to PGA Village, use the Expedia.com Flight Wizard to book a flight to West Palm Beach (airport code: PBI) or Orlando (MCO) and use the Car Wizard to rent a car there. Use Expedia.com to book a room at PGA Village. You can also use the Expedia.com Golf Travel section to reserve a tee time at the resort.