This property was designed to set new standards in the region for luxury hospitality and world-class golf is our signature offering. We are honored to have these notable players stay with us and challenge the AT&T Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio.
San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2012
JW Marriott’s stunning San Antonio resort and TPC San Antonio announced today the launch of preparations for the 90th Birthday Celebration of the Valero Texas Open. The 2012 Valero Texas Open is scheduled for April 16-22 at the Greg Norman designed AT&T Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio and the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa.
“We are thrilled to be the host for this historic tournament,” said JW Marriott San Antonio general manager, Arthur Coulombe. “This property was designed to set new standards in the region for luxury hospitality and world-class golf is our signature offering. We are honored to have these notable players stay with us and challenge the AT&T Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio.”
The Valero Texas Open is one of the oldest tournaments in golf world-wide and on the PGA TOUR. It is also the longest tournament to be held in the same city; making San Antonio the oldest host city on the PGA TOUR. Defending champion, Brendan Steele will lead the 2012 Valero Texas Open field. A strong group of veterans have committed as well; three-time Valero Texas Open champion Justin Leonard and two-time US Open champion Retief Goosen. Eight time PGA TOUR winner and Australian native Stuart Appleby will be making his first appearance at TPC San Antonio.
“It is a great honor and privilege to continue the rich tradition of the Valero Texas Open by hosting the historic 90th Anniversary event. This will be our third time to play host at TPC San Antonio,” said TPC San Antonio General Manager and Director of Golf, Jimmy Terry. “The AT&T Oaks course is in wonderful condition and should prove to be a beautiful and challenging setting for the players. We are looking forward to the competition and seeing who will be the 2012 Champion.”
For more information on 90th Celebration activities and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.valerotexasopen.org or call Golf San Antonio at (210) 345-3818.
In honor of the Valero Texas Open, the JW Marriott San Antonio Resort & Spa is offering some special San Antonio vacation packages throughout the year with their Stay & Play Unlimited Golf promotion. Golf fans can play where the pros play with significant savings when they choose either the Escape! Unlimited Golf for 1 Package, starting at $399 or Escape! Unlimited Golf for 2 Package, starting at $499. Unless you are a TPC San Antonio member, the only way to play is to be a guest of the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, so don’t pass on this fantastic opportunity from the premier golf resort in San Antonio.
These Stay & Play Golf Packages include:
- Room Accommodations - 1 king or 2 double beds
- Unlimited rounds of golf for one/two on the private TPC San Antonio courses daily
- Golf Cart and range balls
- Practice Balls
The walk-up rate for golf is regularly $199 per round. This package represents a starting savings of $325 in amenities per night or more than 47% off total value. For reservations and information please visit http://www.marriott.com/satjw.
About the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
One of the most popular hotels near Six Flags San Antonio, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa offers gorgeous Texas Hill Country accommodations, just 12 miles north of San Antonio International Airport. Featuring 265,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and event space, the 36-hole TPC San Antonio Golf Course, luxurious and spacious Lantana Spa, seven distinct dining and beverage establishments, the six-acre River Bluff Water Experience and over 1,000 custom-designed guest rooms, this San Antonio resort hotel has a dazzling array of features sure to make any visit an unforgettable experience. Of course, it all comes with JW Marriott's impeccable service and lavish amenities. Visit http://www.marriott.com/SATJW for more information.
About JW Marriott
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today’s sophisticated, self-assured travelers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 46 JW Marriott hotels in 19 countries; by 2013 the portfolio will encompass 72 properties in 27 countries.
About Marriott International
Marriott International is a leading lodging company with more than 3,400 lodging properties in 68 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites Inn and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, The Ritz-Carlton Residences and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland USA, and had approximately 137,000 employees at 2009 yearend. It is recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the best companies to work for, and by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as Partner of the Year since 2004. In fiscal year 2009, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $11 billion. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.marriott.com.