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Fore! Preferred Golf Tees Up 2014 Season By Announcing More Than 20 New Golf Resort Destinations

March 20, 2014

Collection offers members first-time access to courses in China, Indonesia, and France

CHICAGO — March 20, 2014 — Preferred Golf today announced 21 new world-class golf resorts where golfers can stay and play during the 2014 season, including destinations in China, Indonesia, and France where the collection is celebrating first-time presence. Whether looking to walk the same greens as the PGA pros or hit the links in an exotic locale, golfers can now enjoy priority access and VIP benefits at a global network of more than 65 of the world’s most sought-after golf resorts with Preferred Golf.

Membership to Preferred Golf offers VIP benefits such as one complimentary round when booking a two-night stay at any of the world-class destinations within the collection, allowing travelers to test their handicaps during exciting golf getaways from Curacao to China and focus on hitting the green—not paying greens fees. Among the new legendary resorts inviting Preferred Golf members to dust off their clubs and enjoy pro-like perks on their fairways this year include:

PGA National Resort & Spa, Florida Wynn Las Vegas and Encore, Nevada Spring City Golf & Lake Resort, China Ria Bintan Golf Club, Indonesia Mas du Grand Vallon, Resort & Spa, France Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Mexico* Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao Erin Hills, Wisconsin Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii Woodstock Inn, Vermont* Enchantment Resort, Arizona Island Hotel Newport Beach, California* Mohegan Sun, Connecticut Resort at Longboat Key Club, Florida The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, California* The Seagate Hotel & Spa, Florida The Europe Hotel & Resort, Ireland Hotel Irvine, California* The Residences at Kapalua Bay, Hawaii Tides Inn, Virginia PGA National Resort & Spa Ria Bintan Golf Club

For the complete list of Preferred Golf destinations, visit

Preferred Golf offers two membership levels. The $75 membership includes free golf with stays, exclusive offers, entry into the Preferred Golf Fantasy Challenge, and a $50 Reward Certificate for use toward stays and services at more than 450 participating iPrefer properties worldwide. Preferred Golf also offers a $295 membership with additional enhancements, including a VIP concierge service for personalized support with tee times and bookings.

*Denotes properties that will be live and bookable on beginning April 2014.

About Preferred Golf
Preferred Golf is a worldwide collection of celebrated golf resorts and a program of Preferred Hotel Group™. Membership to Preferred Golf provides guests with access to once-in-a-lifetime experiences on legendary fairways, many of which host the most prestigious tournaments on the professional circuit. Member benefits include priority access, complimentary rounds, and best-available rates at more than 65 golf resorts worldwide, as well consummate service from a dedicated VIP desk, personalized travel planning services, and a host of world-class facilities. To learn more about the Preferred Golf collection and its member benefits, visit

About Preferred Hotel Group™
Preferred Hotel Group represents more than 650 of the finest hotels, resorts, and serviced residences in the world. Preferred Hotel Group’s brands include Preferred Hotels® & Resorts, Summit Hotels & Resorts™, Sterling Hotels™, Summit Serviced Residences™, Sterling Design, and Preferred Boutique™. Travelers gain valuable benefits through branded programs iPrefer™, Preferred Family, Preferred Pride, Preferred Golf™, and Preferred Residences™. For more information, visit and follow the brand on Facebook and Twitter.

Caroline Michaud
Director, Public Relations
Tel: +1 312 542 9218

Terri McCollin
Senior Manager, Public Relations — EMEA
Tel: +44 207 440 0316

Arlene Benger-Tan
Senior Manager, Public Relations — Asia Pacific
Tel: +65 6577 2487

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