Spring has arrived in Lake Tahoe, and for those planning their summer golf getaways, guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe are invited to take advantage of a unique golf package: two 18-hole rounds of golf at either Gray's Crossing or Old Greenwood – all while enjoying the accommodations and amenities of the region’s only AAA Five Diamond award-winning hotel. Gray’s Crossing is certified as only the 2nd Audubon International Gold Signature Sanctuary in the California and Old Greenwood is renowned as a Jack Nicklaus Signature course.
The Ritz's High Sierra Golf Experience is available May 16, 2014 through October 2, 2014 starting from $399 per night. This offer includes deluxe accommodations and two 18-hole rounds of golf at either Old Greenwood or Gray’s Crossing, as well as golf cart, practice balls for each night of stay (advance reservations are required to ensure preferred course and tee times are arranged.) The resort’s signature Mountain Concierge will store golfers’ clubs, book tee times and provide information on the region’s variety of golf courses. Both golf courses are located within 15 minutes of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, Gray’s Crossing and Old Greenwood are championship courses nestled in Truckee, California.
Golfing Great Annika Sorenstam comes to the Ritz
This summer, the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe has partnered with Annika Sorenstam, one of the most successful female golfers of all time, to offer members of The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Program an exclusive golf weekend getaway that includes coaching from the legendary golfer from July 11-13. The event weekend includes a two-night stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, private reception and a golf clinic hosted by Sorenstam, a round of golf at the Old Greenwood Golf Course in Truckee, Calif., gourmet lunch and round-trip transportation to and from the golf course from the resort.
This exclusive experience begins with guests arriving Friday, July 11 and enjoying a private reception and opportunity to mingle with Sorenstam from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the resort. The next morning, round-trip transportation will be provided to golfers from the resort to the Old Greenwood Golf Course, where Sorenstam will offer a 90-minute golf clinic, followed by a round of golf on the Jack Nicklaus signature course.
Nestled among 600 acres of towering pines in the mountains near North Lake Tahoe, the Old Greenwood Golf Course offers world-class golf, and has been rated among the 10 Best New Public Access Courses in the Country by Golf Magazine, and rated number four among America’s Finest New Upscale Public Courses by Golf Digest.
This package is $1,249 double occupancy, and includes:
• Two nights accommodation in a deluxe room at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
• Private reception with Annika Sorenstam
• 90-minute Golf Clinic with Sorenstam at the Old Greenwood Golf Course
• 18-holes of golf (per participant)
• Golf cart and practice balls
• Gourmet boxed lunch at the course
• Round-trip transportation to and from the Old Greenwood Golf Course from the resort
Single occupancy is available for $1,029. Space is limited and open only to members of The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Program, which is complimentary and easy to join. To become a Ritz-Carlton Rewards Member, visit www.ritzcarltonrewards.com. To book this exclusive vacation experience, contact The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe at 530-562-3028.
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is the first Forbes Four-Star and AAA Five Diamond resort in the Lake Tahoe area and the newest resort to be built in the region in decades. The 170-room resort, nestled mid-mountain on Northstar California is a contemporary mountain retreat featuring mountain concierge services for golfing, mountain biking and hiking in the summer. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe is a 17,000 square foot spa and fitness center with treatments and therapies themed around water and the woods.