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Watch, Play, Win, Repeat… In The 2015 Preferred Golf Fantasy Challenge

January 6, 2015

Preferred Golf Announces Schedule for Second Annual Fantasy Golf Challenge,
Offering the Chance to Win Weekly Stay-and-Play Prizes at the World’s Best Golf Resorts

CHICAGO ( January 6, 2015) – After a successful first round, Preferred Golf is pleased to announce the return of the Preferred Golf Fantasy Challenge. The 2015 challenge is set to take place over the course of 15 select weeks during the 2014 – 2015 PGA Tour season, giving golf enthusiasts 15 chances to win free rounds and overnight stays at resorts within Preferred Golf’s growing collection of more than 65 world-class golf destinations, as well as one five-day, four-night golf trip grand prize.

“In its first year, the Preferred Golf Fantasy Challenge attracted more than 3,200 members to participate and play each week. It was exciting to see golf enthusiasts engage with our collection and add friendly competition into the game by creating sub-teams with family members and co-workers,” said Casey Ueberroth, President of Preferred Golf. “The challenge is designed to bring golfers around the globe together to make the tour season even more fun, and, more importantly, open the door to new travel opportunities. We have curated amazing prizes for 2015 that will take winners to legendary greens that every golfer dreams about.”

To play in the second annual fantasy golf challenge, registered Preferred Golf members pick their top five golf professionals and rank them in order from No. 1 to No. 5 for each match during select 2015 PGA Tour tournaments, starting with the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-AM on February 9, 2015 and concluding with the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola on September 21, 2015. Members earn points based on how well their selected golf professionals score each tournament.

Prizes from renowned golf resorts will be awarded to each tournament’s best-performing member, with getaways such as:

  • Week #4 (The Masters Tournament) Prize: Two-night stay in an elite room, F&B supplement for two people, one round of golf for two on each of the resort’s “The Links” and “Teeth of the Dog” courses, and roundtrip airport transfers at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic
  • Week #9 (The Open Championship) Prize: Two-night stay, one round of golf on each of the resort’s courses, VIP shopping experience, dinner in the River Room, and wine cellar tour at The K Club in Kildare, Ireland
  • Week #14 Prize (BMW Championship): Three-night stay, two rounds of golf, two spa treatments and daily breakfast for two at Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona

At the culmination of the Preferred Golf Fantasy Challenge, the member that has accumulated the most points throughout the previous 15 weeks will receive the ultimate grand prize – a five-day, four-night trip for two complete with three rounds of golf each at the Preferred Golf resort of the winner’s choice, presenting options such as:

  • Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso, Portugal
  • Pebble Beach Resorts, California, USA
  • The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand
  • Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • PGA National Resort & Spa, Florida, USA
  • Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa, South Africa
  • Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort, Bulgaria

Registration for the 2015 Preferred Golf Fantasy Challenge is now open and available to Preferred Golf members. Preferred Golf offers two membership levels. The $75 membership includes free golf with stays, exclusive offers, and a $50 Reward Certificate for use towards stays and services at participating iPrefer properties. Preferred Golf also offers a $295 membership with additional enhancements, including a VIP concierge service for personalized support with tee times and bookings.

*Full terms and conditions for the grand prize are available at

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

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Coordinator, Public Relations
Tel: +1 312 542 9271

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