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The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort In Northeast Florida Offering Special “Stay and Play Golf Package” For Seniors

. . . AAA Four-Diamond Resort Also Provides Complimentary Transportation To The Historic Sites of St. Augustine 
JACKSONVILLE/ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (September 2013) – The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort, the AAA Four-Diamond resort that is located adjacent to the renowned World Golf Hall of Fame in Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida, is offering a special golf package for those age 55 and over. 

The “Senior Stay and Play Package” includes one round per golfer on the resort’s popular Slammer & Squire championship golf course (just steps from The Renaissance Resort) or renowned King & Bear championship course (co-designed by Arnold “The King” Palmer and Jack “The Bear” Nicklaus). In addition, the package includes one World Golf Hall of Fame Combo ticket per golfer, valid for a two-day admission to the World Golf Hall of Fame museum which features fun interactive exhibits and historic golf artifacts; as well as one round on the World Golf Hall of Fame’s 18-hole real grass championship putting course; and one shot at the 132-yard Island Challenge Hole. The package also includes: deluxe room accommodations; a $50 PGA Tour Academy credit voucher per golfer as part of a package (to be redeemed at PGA Tour Academy World Golf Village); breakfast daily; and range balls. The package, which is available through January 31, 2014, starts at $171 per room, per night, plus tax for one golfer in the room, or from $239 per room, per night, plus tax for two golfers in the room. 

In addition, the resort also provides a complimentary shuttle for individual guests (based on availability) to and from historic downtown St. Augustine. This service enables guests to easily visit such sites in St. Augustine, which was founded in 1565, as the historic Castillo de San Marcos fort, The Fountain of Youth, and shopping on the charming, brick-paved St. George Street. Additional options in downtown St. Augustine include the Old Town Trolley Tour, The Old Jail, The St. Augustine History Museum, The Spanish Quarter, The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, Flagler College, Whetstone’s Chocolate Factory, Lightner Museum, and a variety of water activities. 

To take advantage of the special “Senior Stay and Play Package,” reference promotional code S9R when booking the package for one golfer in the room, or promotional code FXL when booking the package for two golfers in the room, and then show a valid ID upon check-in. There are a limited number of rooms available for the promotion, and the offer cannot be combined with other promotions and does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Blackout dates may apply, and advanced reservations are required. Other restrictions may apply, and the offer is based on availability. For reservations or additional information, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit , or specifically

“This package is a great way for seniors to enjoy the many offerings of our AAA Four-Diamond resort and of historic St. Augustine,” said Jeffrey Oliasami, the resort’s general manager. 

Located within the lush 6,300-acre World Golf Village, The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort completed many enhancements in 2011, which included the opening of the Villagio Italian Grill; the opening of The Resort Shop, which serves a full menu of Starbuck’s coffees, pastries, breakfast fare, sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, and desserts, as well as an array of local gifts and souvenirs; the expansion of its outdoor event and recreational space La Terrazza; the addition of a beautiful fountain called La Piazza; the addition of a picturesque gazebo; and the expansion of its pool deck with additional seating areas. 

These enhancements follow a $10 million resort-wide renovation that was completed in 2008, which included the complete remodeling of guest rooms and suites, a dramatically-renovated lobby, remodeled guest room corridors, and an expanded fitness center. 

Guest rooms and suites feature 37” flat-panel screen LCD HDTV televisions, and the Marriott JackPack, which provides complete connectivity to the guests for laptops, MP3 players, digital cameras, and video game players. The rooms and suites feature a contemporary design with an Asian feel, which includes rich red bed coverings, crisp white linens, along with a color scheme of warm neutral gold. Rooms also feature high-speed Internet access, two telephones with data ports, a wet bar and refrigerator, an in-room safe, and in-room coffee. 

The resort also boasts a dramatic nine-story atrium lobby, which features a Colonial/Asian theme with lush foliage and a colorful 7-story modern hanging sculpture that is reminiscent of open Florida skies. 

Recreational options at the resort include the two championship golf courses, a fitness center, a sauna, pool, hot tub, and full-service concierge. Guests also have access to four additional golf courses within 15 minutes of the resort, for a total of 108 holes of golf

In addition to being steps from the World Golf Hall of Fame, the resort is an easy walk to an IMAX® 3D Theater, and the Walk of Champions. In addition, guests can take golf lessons at the renowned PGA TOUR Golf Academy. 

When visiting the resort, guests have the opportunity to take fun eco-tours and chartered fishing trips, relax on nearby beaches, and enjoy exceptional shopping at two large outlet malls. 

For information on The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort, or for reservations, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit

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 PR Contact: Karen Lamonica at (407) 788-7070, ext. 208, or

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