Press Release – June 17, 2013
Mt. Hood Golf Courses
TEE IT UP AT THE RESORT AT THE MOUNTAIN
Mount Hood Resort Destination to Host Inaugural Summer Golf Leagues
WELCHES (Mount Hood), Ore. – June 17, 2013 – The Resort at The Mountain’s historic 27-hole golf complex, The Courses, is launching its very own summer golf league with separate programs for men, women and juniors.
“We’ve designed these leagues to be an outlet for golfers to meet other players in a casual but organized format, improve their game, have fun and spend time here on the mountain,” said Bryce Finnman, PGA pro at The Resort.” The Courses is a great place for all players, whether they’re beginners or pros.”
The Resort is offering the following Golf Leagues at its 27-hole golf complex, The Courses:
- Nine-Hole Junior Golf League – Beginning Tuesday, June 18, junior golfers ages 12 to 16 can play a round of ringer event-style golf, enjoy a snack after every round and play for end-of-season prizes. This program is open to the first 40 paid entrants. The junior program is $15 per player, per week and is scheduled every Tuesday at 4 p.m., from June 20 to Aug. 20, 2013.
- Women’s Nine-Hole Golf League – Open to all female golfers, this women’s-only league features ringer event-style golf with shotgun start every Monday, beginning July 1 at 5 p.m. The league is open to the first 40 paid entrants. The fee is $175 per player for up to seven (out of 10) weekly rounds and includes green fees, cart, snacks and end-of-season prizes. Additional rounds may be purchased for $25 each. The women’s league is scheduled every Monday at 5 p.m., from July 1 to Sept. 9, 2013.
- Men’s Golf League – Join The Resort for a summer men’s league, organized in two divisions (based on total team handicap), each composed of 12 two-man teams. Players must provide a Resort League or GHIN handicap, or scores from two recent games. The men’s league features nine-hole rounds during a 12-week season, beginning Wednesday, July 3 and ending in September with two weeks of playoffs. More information about the men’s league, as well as tournament rules can be found on The Courses’ website. The one-time entry fee is $40 per person, with an additional weekly greens fee of $20 per player. The men’s league is scheduled every Wednesday at 5 p.m., from July 3 to Sept. 11, 2013.
The Courses at The Resort is a historic 27-hole golf complex that was redesigned by John Harbottle Design of Tacoma, Wash. in 2009. The Courses features three distinct nine-hole courses: Thistle, Pine Cone and Foxglove. The Courses is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary and offers close proximity to the Salmon River and surrounding natural habitat and ecosystem of the Wee Burn Stream.
In addition to the summer golf leagues, The Courses at The Resort also offers seasonal tournaments, special events and golf packages. To register for any of The Resort’s summer golf leagues or for more information about any of the programs, contact The Resort’s PGA pro, Bryce Finnman at 502-622-2216, Bryce.firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.theresortcourses.com/leagues.php.
For more information about The Resort at The Mountain, including overnight packages, upcoming events and full list of property features and guest amenities, visit http://www.theresort.com or call 503-622-3101.
About The Resort at The Mountain
The Resort at The Mountain, winner of a 2012 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence, three-time recipient of Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award, 2011 Incentive Platinum Choice Award and 2011 Elite Meetings International Elite Gold Certification, and winner of The Knot Best of Weddings 2011 and 2012 Ceremony and Reception category, and 2012 Oregon Bride Best All-Inclusive Wedding Destination, is located at 68010 E. Fairway Avenue in Welches, Ore., at the western base of Mt. Hood. The Resort has something for everyone with activities including golf, spa, skiing, fly fishing, croquet and tennis, along with 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space. In 2009, The Resort completed a $14 million renovation and expansion to offer high-end accommodations and public areas that are ideal for both corporate meetings and leisure travelers. The Resort is a member of Stash Hotel Rewards™, a point-based rewards program that allows guests at independent hotels to quickly earn free stays at participating properties. For reservations, call toll-free (877) 439-6774. Contact The Resort at The Mountain directly at (503) 622-3101 or visit http://www.TheResort.com.
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