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THE GOLF COURSE AT SKAMANIA LODGE ANNOUNCES 2010 GOLF TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Pacific Northwest resort to host seasonal golf tournaments
Stevenson, Wash. – (January 14, 2010) – Skamania Lodge, an all-season mountain resort located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, announces the 2010 golf tournament series for its award-winning Golf Course.
The Golf Course at Skamania Lodge is an 18-hole, par-70 course located on the resort’s 175 wooded acres. Boasting breathtaking views of the Pacific Northwest landscape, the Golf Course’s services include a driving range, practice bunker, chipping and putting greens, full-service golf shop, cart rentals and an onsite staff of PGA professionals. Named as one of Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play” in 2009 and 2008, and by Golf for Women as one of the “Top 100 Courses” in 2007, the Golf Course at Skamania Lodge provides an enticing challenge to experienced players.
Tournaments scheduled for 2010 are:
Winter Blues Shamble - Saturday, February 27
The 18-hole two person shamble begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at Skamania Lodge. Cost is $49 per player, including green/cart fees, prizes and deli lunch.
Spring Forward Time Change Challenge - Sunday, March 14
The 18-hole two person scramble begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at Skamania Lodge and continues with nine holes at Beacon Rock at 2 p.m. Cost is $59 per player, including green fees at both courses, cart fee at Skamania, prizes and lunch.
Spring Tune-Up Shamble – Saturday, April 10
The 18-hole two person shamble begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at Skamania Lodge. Cost is $49 per player, including green/cart fees, prizes and lunch credit.
16th Annual Skamania Scramble – Sunday, April 25
The 18-hole four person team scramble begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at Skamania Lodge. Cost is $59 per player, including green/cart fees, driving range, prizes and lunch credit.
Scramble 68 – Friday, August 6
The 18-hole two person scramble begins at 2 p.m. with a shotgun start at Skamania Lodge. Cost is $59 per player, including green/cart fees, driving range and lunch credit.
Skamania Club Championship - Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3
The tournament begins at 12 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday and follows individual men’s and ladies stroke play. Entry fee is included with 2010 handicap membership dues.
2010 Skamania County Open – Saturday, October 9
The 27-hole tournament begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at Skamania Lodge followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Beacon Rock with three different formats of play: scramble, shamble and best ball. Cost is $59 per player, including green fees at both courses, cart fee at Skamania and prizes.
Fall Back Time Change Challenge – Sunday, November 7
The 18-hole two person shamble begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at Skamania Lodge. Cost is $49 per person and includes green/cart fees, prizes and lunch.
Turkey Trot Triple Play – Friday, November 26
The 27-hole tournament begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start for 18-holes at Skamania Lodge and continues with nine holes at Beacon Rock Golf Course at 2 p.m. with three different formats of play: scramble, shamble and best ball. Cost is $59 per person, including green fee at both courses, cart fee at Skamania, prizes and lunch.
The Skamania Lodge Golf Course and Beacon Rock Golf Course dress codes require collared shirts and do not permit denim or alternative spikes. For more information about the tournaments and to view a course map, visit www.skamania.com. For reservations and tee times call (800) 293-0418.
About Skamania Lodge
Surrounded by the waterfalls, peaks, forests and canyons of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Skamania Lodge is an all-season mountain resort and conference center, situated on 175 acres, 50 minutes east of Portland, Ore., in Stevenson, Wash. With 254 guest rooms and a 22,000-square foot, International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) approved conference center, Skamania Lodge offers a destination for outdoor enthusiasts and groups. Skamania boasts the Waterleaf Spa, indoor swimming pool and whirlpools, a fitness center, onsite hiking, an 18-hole par-70 Golf Course that earned a four-star rating from Golf Digest magazine in their “Best Places to Play” for 2008, the Cascade Room, River Rock Lounge and the U.S. Forest Service Information Center located in the lobby. Skamania Lodge is centered in a Pacific Northwest playground with hiking, biking and Sternwheeler cruises along the Columbia River in the summer; skiing and snowshoeing in the winter; and golfing, fishing and whitewater rafting all year long for outdoor enthusiasts. Skamania Lodge is a spectacular location to soak in the natural beauty and to enjoy a vast array of outdoor activities. www.skamania.com.
About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Skamania Lodge is one of more than 30 independent, upscale hotels, resorts and conference centers by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. To protect and preserve the unique communities in which the company operates, Destination launched Destination Earth, an environmental sustainability program in 2008. New for 2009 is the 582-room Terranea Resort situated on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in southern California. The 102-acre ocean front resort will feature a 25,000-square-foot destination spa, three swimming pools, three restaurants and a Todd Eckenrode-designed par three golf course. In addition to Terranea in the greater Los Angeles area, Destination operates properties in key metropolitan areas and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Palm Springs, Houston and Lake Tahoe. Destination is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.
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