SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 25, 2012 17:31 ET

Bangor Courtyard Sponsors UMaine Women's Basketball Golf Classic

18th Annual Tournament Brings Fans and Black Bear Players Together

BANGOR, ME--(Marketwire - Jun 25, 2012) - Nearby Orono is the center of Black Bear country -- not the actual bears, but University of Maine Black Bear athletics! And in an ongoing show of Black Bear pride, the Courtyard by Marriott Bangor is proud to once again sponsor the annual UMaine Women's Basketball Golf Classic at the Penobscot Valley Country Club, Monday, September 17th, 2012.

Now in its 18th year, the Golf Classic is hosted by the Friends of Maine Women's Basketball, and features special hole features and prizes, open and women's division with an Oldsmobile Handicap System. In addition, each team will get a chance to have their photo taken alongside head coach Richard Barron and a chance to meet and greet the 2012-13 Black Bears!

Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by a lunch at 12:00 p.m. at the Clubhouse, with a shotgun start kicking off the four-person scramble format at 1:00 p.m. $125 per golfer includes a cart, lunch and all the festivities. Those interested in just attending the lunch can do so for $25.

Space is limited so Black Bear fans are encouraged to register early for a wonderful day of golf and fun! To register, simply fill out the online registration form at and return it to the University of Maine Women's Basketball Office.

Penobscot Valley Country Club is located at 366 Main Street in Orono, Maine, and features a par 72 golf course designed by famed golf course architect Donald Ross. The Club offers " ideal all-around recreational and social facility for the entire family."

A unique choice among local hotels, Bangor Maine's Courtyard by Marriott design offers state-of-the-art technology, exceptional amenities and refreshing décor that exceed the expectations of today's business and leisure traveler. The Courtyard offers spacious rooms that combine comfort and functionality. The rooms feature large desks with conveniently placed lighting and outlets, ergonomic chairs for comfort, and each room includes a multi-use table for eating, entertaining or laptop use. Thus Bangor Mall hotel's in-room amenities also include coffee makers and compact refrigerators.

Among hotels near Husson University, Bangor, Maine's Courtyard offers convenient meeting facilities as well as 4 executive suites with covered patios. The Courtyard is flexible enough for both business and social events and with 2 elevators and 4 floors, all 92 rooms are very accessible.

For exceptional hotel deals, Bangor, Maine visitors are invited to stay at this award-winning property, which offers a variety of promotions from romantic getaways to last-minute weekend escapes. Current deals can be found at

About the Courtyard Bangor

Guests are invited to experience true Maine hospitality throughout this Bangor mall hotel's facilities. Featuring 88 rooms and four suites on four floors, the property also offers brand-new lobby and a meeting room with 504 square feet of total meeting space. Complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access is available throughout this Bangor, Maine Airport hotel, and the convenient Bistro offers healthy choices, a variety of breakfast & dinner options, an evening bar and specialty Starbucks coffee.

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