Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014
Colonial Williamsburg’s Golden Horseshoe Golf Club will play host to two popular annual events in July: the Golden Horseshoe Invitational and the Jones Cup Father/Son Tournament. Open to the public, both golf gatherings draw players from throughout the Mid-Atlantic and beyond to play the destination’s historic and award-winning courses.
The 22nd Annual Golden Horseshoe Invitational will be held July 12-13 on the Gold Course. Registration for the 36-hole tournament is $460 per team and must be received by July 8.
The Jones Cup Father/Son Tournament, named for the Golden Horseshoe’s renowned father/son golf course architects Robert Trent Jones Sr. and his son Rees Jones, will be held July 19-20. The exciting 36-hole tournament is played on the Gold Course, designed by Jones Sr., and the Green Course designed by Rees, and is one of the first side-by-side father/son layouts in the world.
Each Jones Cup two-person team must include a father/son stepfather/stepson, father-in-law/son-in-law, or grandfather/grandson. Registration is $480 per team and must be received by July 14.
For registration forms and more information, please email cgiebink(at)cwf.org or call 1-800-648-6653 or (757) 220-7696. For special room rates at the Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites, a Colonial Williamsburg hotel, call 1-855-296-6627 and identify as a participant in either the Golden Horseshoe Invitational or Jones Cup event.
Revenue from golf play on the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club’s courses supports The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, keeping this vital piece of American history alive and thriving.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation preserves, restores and operates Virginia’s 18th-century capital of Williamsburg as a 21st-century center for history and citizenship. Innovative and interactive experiences, such as the street theatre Revolutionary City® and the RevQuest: Save the Revolution!TM series of technology-assisted alternate reality games, highlight the relevance of the American Revolution to contemporary life and the importance of an informed, active citizenry. The Colonial Williamsburg experience includes more than 400 restored or reconstructed original buildings, renowned museums of decorative arts and folk art, extensive educational outreach programs for students and teachers, lodging, culinary options from historic taverns to casual or elegant dining, the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club featuring 45 holes designed by Robert Trent Jones and his son Rees Jones, a full-service spa and fitness center, pools, retail stores and gardens. Philanthropic support and revenue from admissions, products and hospitality operations sustain Colonial Williamsburg’s educational programs and preservation initiatives.