(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) – PGA National Resort & Spa – home of the PGA TOUR’s Honda Classic and former Ryder Cup venue – has received the coveted “Editors’ Choice Award” from Golf Digest in the “Best Golf Resorts in the Americas” category.
Celebrated as a world-class golf, vacation, meetings and spa destination, PGA National joins notable properties including Pebble Beach Resorts, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Kiawah Island Golf Resort, The Sea Pines Resort and Keswick Hall & Golf Club on the prestigious “best of the best” list.
“We’re honored to receive this notable award from Golf Digest and be recognized in the highest tier of golf resorts in North America,” says Greg Saunders, Vice President, Managing Director. “Our exceptional courses, wide array of resort amenities, luxuriously appointed rooms, world-class spa, and superb restaurant and lounges all combine to put us at the pinnacle of U.S. vacation destinations.”
The legendary South Florida locale offers 90 holes of championship golf on five courses, including the famed Champion Course with its famous Bear Trap, as well as The Palmer, Fazio, Squire and Estates courses. PGA National also showcases its new high-tech 33,000-square-foot Sports & Racquet Club with a full menu of fitness activities and classes including pickle ball and tennis on the 18 Har Tru tennis courts (11 lit for night play).
The resort’s expansive 40,000-square-foot European-style spa is renowned as the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation. The Spa recently underwent a revitalization to its pool deck complete with new furnishings, as well as renovation of the sleek ladies’ lounge and wet room including all new sauna, steam rooms, indoor Jacuzzi and locker rooms.
Not to be missed when visiting PGA National is the striking zero-entry pool, chef-driven Ironwood Steak & Seafood restaurant, and chic iBAR in its glamorous lobby.
For more on PGA National Resort & Spa: www.pgaresort.com, 561.627.2000.
About PGA National Resort & Spa
Fresh off its comprehensive multimillion-dollar revitalization, PGA National Resort & Spa is a world-class golf, spa, vacation and meetings destination. The South Florida locale offers 90 holes of championship golf on five courses including the famed Champion Course, home to the popular PGA TOUR Honda Classic and legendary “Bear Trap.”
A distinguishing highlight at PGA National is its new 33,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Sports & Racquet Club (SRC). The impressive new facility features the latest exercise equipment, indoor racquet ball court, three aerobics studios with new sound systems, five-lane saltwater lap pool, spin room with video road mapping, indoor volleyball court, two Pickleball / POP tennis courts, and19 Har Tru tennis courts (11 lit for night play). PGA National is also home to the new Johan Kriek Tennis Academy, a world-class training facility run by two-time Australian Open champion Johan Kriek. Elite junior- and high-performance programs focus on stroke production, point construction, match play, video analyses, fitness, gym and mental training.
PGA National offers customized suites ideal for weddings, golf “buddy trips” and spa aficionados. Its numerous multi-use settings include a permanent, lakeside wedding venue with stunning vistas; scenic Lakeside Lawn perfect for receptions; iDeck – a new 3,000-square-foot terrace ideal for indoor / outdoor dining and entertaining; “Bar 91” 19th hole bar and grill; 40,000 square feet of self-contained conference and event space; and eight on-site restaurants and lounges including its acclaimed chef-driven Ironwood Steak & Seafood.
The Spa at PGA National is a 40,000-square-foot oasis of tranquility featuring 32 treatment rooms and areas with 100 diverse treatments, the exclusive “Waters of the World” outdoor mineral pools, full-service salon and relaxing lounge areas.
Conveniently located within easy driving distance of major Florida population centers, the AAA Four Diamond resort is 15 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), one hour from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and 90 minutes from Miami International Airport (MIA).
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