Marriott Golf Kicks-Off 3rd Annual “Fairways-Fore-FREEdom” Military Golf Program

Marriott Golf begins its third annual “Fairways-Fore-FREEdom” military golf program on Memorial Day,  Monday, May 26, 2014.

The program offers active, reserve and retired military personnel discount golf from Memorial Day through Veterans day at 19 Mariott Golf facilities. Among the participating resorts: Camelback Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Starr Pass Golf Club, Tucson, Ariz.; Wildfire Golf Club, Phoenix, Ariz.; Desert Springs Golf Resort, Palm Desert, Calif.; Shadow Ridge Golf Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; Grande Pines Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.; Grande Vista Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.; Hawk’s Landing Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.; Falcon’s Fire Golf Club, Kissimmee, Fla.; Renaissance Vinoy Resort, St. Petersburg, Fla. (hotel stay required); The Rookery at Marco, Naples, Fla. (hotel stay required); Stone Mountain Golf Club, Stone Mountain, Ga.; Kauai Lagoons Golf Club, Lihue, Hawaii; Crane’s Landing Golf Club, Lincolnshire, Ill.; Griffin Gate Golf Club, Lexington, Ky.; Toftrees Golf Club, State College, Pa.; Cattails Golf Club, Kingsport, Tenn.; Gaylord Springs Golf Links, Nashville, Tenn.; and Westfields Golf Club, Clifton, Va.

Sadly, there’s nothing on that list for Michigan.

It’s a nice gesture on Marriott’s part, however. Mrs. GolfBlogger is an Air Force veteran from Desert Storm, so the GolfBlogger family always appreciates seeing things done for veterans.

The full press release is below:

Marriott Golf Kicks-Off 3rd Annual “Fairways-Fore-FREEdom”

Military Golf Program in Honor of Nation’s Armed Forces

“Fairways-Fore-FREEdom” Supports the Men and Women

Who Protect America by Offering Discount Golf at Marriott Courses Nationwide

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 22, 2014 … Marriott Golf, one of the world’s premier golf operators and the golf management organization of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR), today announced that it will kick-off the company’s 3rd Annual “Fairways-Fore-FREEdom” military golf program on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014.

Designed to celebrate the men and women of the military who are dedicated to protecting America’s freedom, “Fairways-Fore-FREEdom” provides active, reserve and retired military personnel with discount golf from Memorial Day through Veteran’s Day at over 19 acclaimed Marriott Golf facilities throughout the United States.

“The men and women of the armed forces stand at the frontline of our freedom and this golf program is a small gesture to show our appreciation for the many sacrifices that these individuals make for us,” said Jim Keane, Senior Director of Operations, Marriott Golf.

As part of “Fairways-Fore-FREEdom,” which ends on Veteran’s Day (November 11, 2014), members of the armed forces who present a valid military ID card can take advantage of discounted twilight green fees/carts, ranging from just $29 – $69, while receiving a free replay certificate for another day. The free replay certificates will be valid until December 31, 2014. 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, further enhancing the value of the program and enabling eligible military personnel to experience the company’s prestigious collection of championship golf courses.

Participating courses in the “Fairways-Fore-FREEdom” military golf program represent some of the country’s premier championship venues, including: Camelback Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Starr Pass Golf Club, Tucson, Ariz.; Wildfire Golf Club, Phoenix, Ariz.; Desert Springs Golf Resort, Palm Desert, Calif.; Shadow Ridge Golf Club, Palm Desert, Calif.; Grande Pines Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.; Grande Vista Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.; Hawk’s Landing Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.; Falcon’s Fire Golf Club, Kissimmee, Fla.; Renaissance Vinoy Resort, St. Petersburg, Fla. (hotel stay required); The Rookery at Marco, Naples, Fla. (hotel stay required); Stone Mountain Golf Club, Stone Mountain, Ga.; Kauai Lagoons Golf Club, Lihue, Hawaii; Crane’s Landing Golf Club, Lincolnshire, Ill.; Griffin Gate Golf Club, Lexington, Ky.; Toftrees Golf Club, State College, Pa.; Cattails Golf Club, Kingsport, Tenn.; Gaylord Springs Golf Links, Nashville, Tenn.; and Westfields Golf Club, Clifton, Va. In total, more than 19 golf courses located at Marriott Golf properties will participate in the program, which will provide military personnel with arguably the greatest golf values in the country today. For more information on the program, visit http://www.marriottgolf.com.

About Marriott Golf
Marriott Golf manages 57 golf courses at 42 locations in 11 countries, offering more than 1,000 holes of championship golf.  Marriott has been managing golf operations since 1970 and is one of the world’s premier golf operators. Marriott provides golf management and consulting services to a variety of operational environments including resort, private club, daily fee, golf school and franchises. For more information, visit http://www.marriottgolf.com.

Click here for Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) company information.

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