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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Named #1 Hotel in Destin By U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in 2016 Rankings

MIRAMAR BEACH, FL, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - For the third consecutive year, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is named the top-ranked hotel in Destin, Fla., according to the results of an annual poll released by U.S. News and World Report. The rankings identify the top ten percent of more than 2,500 of the best hotels in the USA, the Caribbean, Mexico and Canada. Results are determined by the prominence of industry accolades a hotel receives, along with its reputation among professional travel experts, guest reviews and hotel class ratings.
  
"To be recognized once again as the number one hotel in Destin is outstanding and a great accomplishment," said Robert Kallmeyer, director of resort operations for Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. "Our resort is more than a hotel, it's a destination. This award represents the hundreds of hospitality professionals dedicated to creating amazing memories and experiences for our guests."

25th Anniversary of Golf Instruction Excellence

MIAMI, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- World renowned golf instructor, Jim McLean, currently enters his 25th year of teaching at Trump National Doral. Since the school's inception in 1991, the Jim McLean Golf School has firmly established itself as the top golf school in the world. The 25th anniversary signifies the longest tenure of any professional coach in South Florida.

The past 25 years has lead to the growth of an extremely diverse and incredibly strong empire. Golf Digest consistently ranks Jim as the number one golf instructor in the state of Florida and third nationally. Jim is also a member of six Hall of Fames, in which his most recent induction was into the 2016 World Golf Teachers Hall of Fame by Golf Magazine. He was also won the PGA of America National Award for Teacher of the Year in 1994.

Contest Ended: Win A Fantasy VIP Experience to the 2016 JTBC Founders Cup!

 Thanks to all the contestants in our JTBC Fantasy VIP Experience! This contest has ended.

QuintEvents Develops Players Club Travel And Hospitality Program With PGA Tour

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- QuintEvents, a leader in major-event travel, hospitality and ticket packages, launches a new partnership with THE PLAYERS Championship to become the Official Experience Provider for this annual PGA TOUR event held May 10-15, 2016, at The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach.
  
THE PLAYERS is favored for its island-green 17th hole, The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass and the finest field in golf, as well as its commitment to providing the best fan experience in all of professional golf.
  
"We are very excited to join forces with the PGA TOUR to provide golf fans with the greatest golf experience available, THE PLAYERS Experiences," says QuintEvents' C.E.O. Brian Learst. "This is our first Official relationship with the PGA TOUR and we are eager about the incredible experience our clients will have in THE PLAYERS Club, the centerpiece of the program." 

Stellar Field at The Honda Classic Kicks Off Six Consecutive Tournament Weeks on Golf Channel and NBC

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2016) – Coming off a dramatic victory by Bubba Watson on Sunday, the PGA TOUR moves east this week for the Florida Swing, with NBC Sports Group providing exclusive coverage of the next six weeks on the PGA TOUR beginning with The Honda Classic, Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 25-28.

Golf Channel and NBC will present nearly 20 live hours of The Honda Classic this week, beginning with a special Pro-Am show on Wednesday. Golf Channel will air four hours of live coverage on Thursday and Friday, followed by a combined five hours on Golf Channel and NBC on Saturday and Sunday.

The field will be headlined by 2012 Honda Classic champion Rory McIlroy and reigning PLAYERS champion Rickie Fowler, No. 3 and No. 5 in the current world golf rankings. Eleven of the top-20 players in the world are in the field, including No. 9 Patrick Reed, No. 10 Branden Grace, reigning Open Champion Zach Johnson and five-time Major Champion Phil Mickelson.

Bunker to Bunker is joined by Justin Creighton of the AZ Biltmore GC to discuss the 10th Annual Fall Frolic Golf Tournament!