If you're a golfer, you can't watch a master play without wanting to get out on the links yourself. Now you can go for your personal best -- and save while you're swinging.
Save 15% off midweek golf packages at the Lodge at Bandon Dunes in Bandon, Ore., for stays through September 30, 2000. The three-night packages are valid for Sunday through Wednesday arrivals and include accommodation in a Lily Pond cottage; three rounds of golf; breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day; one half-hour golf lesson with the head professional; and unlimited use of the practice facility. The rate is $850 (regularly $1,028) for the first person in a room, and $525 (regularly $638) for the second person in a room. Call 888-345-6008 or go online at www.greatgolfresorts.com/mastercard/ggmemiban.html.
Receive an ocean-view room upgrade and 50% off greens fees when you pay for a midweek fall golf package at the Kiawah Island Resort in South Carolina for stays through November 25, 2000. The three-night packages are valid for Sunday through Wednesday arrivals and include accommodation at the Kiawah Island Inn; three rounds of golf (including one on the Ocean Course); breakfast buffet at the resort clubhouses or restaurants; and cart, range balls, and a caddie on the Ocean Course. Rates are $770 for a single, $525 for a double, per person, and $225 for a "golf widow" (does not include taxes or service charge). Call 800-654-2924 or go online at www.greatgolfresorts.com/mastercard/ggmemikia.html.
Book a midweek golf package at the Equinox in Manchester Village, Vt., for stays through October 31, 2000 -- and receive special perks. The two-night packages are valid for Sunday-Wednesday arrivals and include a $50 gift certificate, two nights accommodation, unlimited greens fees, sleeve of golf balls, Equinox golf shirt, free use of fitness spa, and club storage. Rates are $597 for a single, $418 per person for a double, $385 per person for a triple, and $308 for a golf widow. Prices do not include tax. Call 800-362-4747 or go online at www.greatgolfresorts.com/mastercard/ggmemiequ.html.
Receive your fourth night free and a complimentary round of golf when you pay for three days of golf school at the Ventana Canyon Golf Academy in Tucson, Ariz. Packages include accommodation, nine hours of instruction over a three-day period, one round of golf during the golf school, and a complimentary round on the fourth and final day. Package rates are $1,020 for a single or $1,680 for a double for stays through September 5, 2000, and $1,410 for a single or $2,070 for a double for stays September 6 through December 31, 2000. Call 800-234-5117 or go online at www.greatgolfresorts.com/mastercard/ggmemiloe.html.
Wyndham Resorts offers golf packages at Wyndham El Conquistador Resort & Country Club in Puerto Rico, Wyndham Aruba Beach Resort & Casino, Wyndham Myrtle Beach Resort & Arcadian Shore Golf Club in South Carolina, and Wyndham Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. They include deluxe accommodations, daily breakfast buffet, unlimited golf with cart use, golf clinic, club storage and cleaning, one bucket of range balls each day, and one sleeve of logo balls.
- Wyndham El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, Puerto Rico (through December 19, 2000): four-day/three-night packages are $735; six-day/five-night packages are $1,135; eight-day/seven-night packages are $1,575. This package also includes airport transfers and two golf shirts.
- Wyndham Aruba Beach & Casino, Dutch West Indies (through December 19, 2000): five-day/four-night packages are $850/oceanfront, $700/superior room, and $725/deluxe room.
- Wyndham Myrtle Beach & Arcadian Shores Golf Club, South Carolina, has three rate structures (now through September 15; September 16 through November 30; and December 1-31, 2000): Four-day/three-night packages are $924/$882/$534; six-day/five-night packages are $1,540/$1,470/$890; eight-day/seven-night packages are $2,156/$2,058/$1,246.
- Wyndham Resort & Spa, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (through December 31, 2000): four-day/three-night packages are $1,092; six-day/five-night packages are $1,820; eight-day/seven-night packages are $2,548. This package does not include the golf clinic or unlimited golf.
Rates are per person, double occupancy. Room taxes and tariffs are included. Book through your travel agent or contact Wyndham at 800-996-3426 or www.wyndham.com.
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