Marriott Golf Introduces ‘Fairways-Fore-Freedom' Military Golf Program

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Free, discount golf offered at more than 25 courses around country

ORLANDO, Fla. - Marriott Golf announced a new military golf program called “Fairways-Fore-Freedom” on Friday. In celebrating America's armed forces, the program provides active, reserve and retired military personnel with both free and discount golf at over 25 Marriott Golf courses throughout the United States.

The program starts on Friday, May 25,in honor of Memorial Day weekend and runs through Veteran’s Day on Monday, November 12. As part of the program, members of the armed forces that present a valid military ID card can take advantage of discounted “twilight” green fees/carts, ranging from $29-$69, while receiving a free replay certificate for another day. The free replay certificates will be valid until December 31.

The program is available after 3 p.m. any day of the week at participating Marriott Golf courses, and all tee times can be made up to three days in advance. In some cases, select Marriott Golf properties will even extend the hours that the special offer is available.

“As military personnel continue to return home from serving our country overseas, and as we know that many members of the armed forces love to play golf, ‘Fairways-Fore-Freedom’ is designed to say thank you and offer them special opportunities to enjoy this great game,” said Jim Keane, senior director of operations at Marriott Golf. "With hundreds of thousands of active, reserve and retired military personnel who play golf, we can’t think of a better way to reward their unmatched dedication then to provide terrific values, along with free golf, at our collection of championship courses.”

Participating courses in the "Fairways-Fore-Freedom" military golf program include Camelback Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Desert Springs Golf Resort, Palm Desert, Calif.; Grande Pines Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.; Grande Vista Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.; Hawk's Landing Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.; MetroWest Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.; Falcon's Fire Golf Club, Kissimmee, Fla.; Renaissance Vinoy Resort, St. Petersburg, Fla.; Shadow Ridge Golf Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; Starr Pass Golf Club, Tucson, Ariz.; The Rookery at Marco, Naples, Fla.; Wildfire Golf Club, Phoenix, Ariz.; Cattails Golf Club, Kingsport, Tenn.; Toftrees Golf Club, State College, Pa.; Griffin Gate Golf Club, Lexington, Ky.; Kauai Lagoons Golf Club, Lihue, Hawaii; Stone Mountain Golf Club, Stone Mountain, Ga.; Crane's Landing Golf Club, Lincolnshire, Ill.; Westfields Golf Club, Clifton, Va.; and Willow Crest Golf Club, Oak Brook, Ill.

In total, 25 golf courses located at 20 Marriott Golf properties will participate in the program. Members of the armed forces participating can also take advantage of Marriott Golf Links, the Company's golfer loyalty program that enables Marriott Rewards members to both earn and redeem points for golf. Members can earn Marriott Rewards points for rounds of golf and golf retail merchandise purchases.

In addition, members can redeem points for rounds of golf, hotel accommodations, spa experiences, golf instruction and more. For more information on the program, visit www.marriottgolf.com.

 

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