SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

May 08, 2013 10:30 ET

Golfer's No Longer Need to "Rough" It

Enjoy Luxurious Accommodations at The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples and Improve Your Game at the New TOURAcademy Tiburón

NAPLES, FL--(Marketwired - May 8, 2013) - Golf enthusiasts of all skill levels who are staying at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples, which include the Florida beach resort with stunning Gulf of Mexico views and the golf resort offering breathtaking fairway views, can elevate their game by participating in the PGA TOUR Experiences new TOURAcademy Tiburón. Located just steps from the Naples golf resort, TOURAcademy Tiburón provides personalized instruction from the industry's top teaching professionals, including past and present touring pro golfers, who will help improve your skill and enhance your enjoyment for the game. 

For a limited time, guests who are interested in participating in TOURAcademy Tiburón may register for the resorts' Golf Fore You* hotel package and receive a $50 credit per person, per stay towards a private TOURAcademy lesson. The Golf Fore You package starts at $399 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, a 15% savings, and starts at $249 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, a 21% savings and includes:

Or add a second golfer and make it Golf Fore Two*. In addition to the aforementioned features, the Golf Fore Two package includes two 18-hole rounds of golf at Tiburón and starts at $449 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, a 23% savings and at $299 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, a 31% savings. Both the Golf Fore You and Golf Fore Two packages are valid through December 31, 2013. 

The TOURAcademy experience is also available to younger guests through the TOURAcademy's Junior Golf Programs and Camps. The Junior Camp experience offers elite and overnight camps and utilizes the latest technology in golf instruction. Each program is complete with seminars, guest speakers, video analysis and on-course instruction tailored to all skill levels. Additionally, instructors focus on the mental aspect of the game, as well as proper practice routines, fitness, biomechanics, tournament preparation, rules and etiquette, life skills and opportunities for collegiate golf. Junior camps are exclusive for children staying at The Ritz-Carlton-Naples and Naples Golf. 

Tiburon Golf Club is also offering resort guests of Ritz-Carlton a 25% off a full-fitting session at the new TaylorMade Performance Lab. The Lab experience uses 3D motion technology to provide you with the most comprehensive analysis of your golf swing. Afterwards, a certified fit specialist will use this unique data to design a set of clubs to compliment your specific golf swing, allowing you to hit the ball longer and straighter with better control. This full-fitting session includes an analysis for drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges and putters. The TaylorMade full-fitting offer is available from June 1 through September 30, 2013.

Additionally, a series of special golf offers, exclusively for Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples hotel guests, are available at the Greg Norman-designed Tiburón Golf Club and include:

Kids Play Free
Ritz-Carlton guests (18 and under) will receive one free round of golf, when accompanied by a paying playing adult. If a parent would like to bring two golfers under the age of 18, the second child pays a $20 junior guest fee. Only two players allowed per cart, and cart drivers must have a valid driver's license. Kids Play Free is available through September 30, 2013.

Unlimited Golf**
Guests of the luxury resorts in Naples may enjoy unlimited rounds of golf, with the purchase of one golf round (same-day, continuous play). After the completion of their first round of golf, players may check in at the Tiburón Golf Shop that day to receive their second round. Unlimited Golf is available through Dec. 31, 2013.

Women's Golf Month at Tiburón Golf Club (JUNE)
Women golfers staying at The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples during the month of June will play for free, with only a golf cart fee of $32 (per person).

Complimentary Club Rental
Forgot your clubs at home? Take advantage of Tiburón's Complimentary Clubs program with a free set of TaylorMade® rental clubs and Adidas golf shoes.

For more information or to reserve the Golf Fore You or Golf Fore Two resort packages, please call The Ritz-Carlton at 800-576-5704, or visit For more information and reservations for the TaylorMade Junior Camps and programs, please call 877-611-1911.

Editor's Note:
*Golf Fore You and Golf Fore Two resort packages are subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offer. Advance reservations are required; rates do not apply to groups. Rates listed are per room, per night, single occupancy, and exclusive of taxes, gratuities and other charges unless otherwise noted. Naples hotel and resort credits cannot be used toward room rate, tax, resort fee or gratuities. Credit cannot be reimbursed or exchanged if not used. Credit must be used during stay.

**Unlimited Golf is subject to availability and does not apply to any other golf packages and corporate/rounds of golf.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 82 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)

About The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples:
Located on the pristine white sands of Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast, the Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond, Ritz-Carlton, Naples appeals to today's sophisticated traveler with an array of pampering amenities. With 450 guest rooms and hotel suites -- all with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico -- the Naples beach resort offers a variety of innovative dining experiences, a luxurious, 51,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa®, two heated pools, a high-tech entertainment lounge, an interactive environmental children's program and a wide selection of beach activities and water sports. Consistently, readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler magazines rank The Ritz-Carlton, Naples beach resort among the best in Florida, the U.S., and the world. Dec. 4, 2010, marked The Ritz-Carlton, Naples' 25th anniversary.

The AAA Five Diamond, Forbes Four Star Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples is renowned for its exceptional personalized service, inventive cuisine and luxurious hotel accommodations, with panoramic views of the adjacent Greg Norman-designed Tiburón Golf Club. The 295-room Mediterranean-style resort, ranked as one of the top hotels in the U.S. by U.S. New & World Report (2012) is home to a pair of 18-hole signature Greg Norman golf courses at Tiburón and is home to the annual PGA TOUR Franklin Templeton Shootout, hosted in December and the LPGA's CME Group Titleholders Event in November. The Tiburón Golf Course complex is complete with the with the PGA TOURAcademy, recognized as one of the top academies in the country and the TaylorMade Performance Lab which unites the golfer and fitter with advanced technology to create the ultimate club fitting experience. January 4, 2012, marked the 10th anniversary of The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples.

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