PGA National Named Top Golf, Meeting Venue

South Florida Resort Honored with Prestigious Awards from Meetings & Conventions, Corporate & Incentive Travel, Successful Meetings
PGA National(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) — PGA National Resort & Spa — home of the PGA TOUR Honda Classic, five championship courses and world-class amenities – announces it has garnered three prestigious awards from highly regarded meetings publications.

PGA National was honored with the 2011 “Gold Tee Award” from Meetings & Conventions Magazine and “Greens of Distinction” award from Corporate & Incentive Travel. Both are given annually to outstanding golf / meeting properties worldwide and selected by readers based on overall excellence. Additionally, Successful Meetings’ 2011 “Pinnacle Award” for hospitality distinction based upon real-life meeting experiences was presented to the legendary south Florida destination.

“We’re honored to win these impressive awards especially as all three were voted on by readers who have sampled our world-class facilities,” says Joel Paige, Vice President and Managing Director. “We offer true ‘one-stop shopping’ for meeting planners with our wide array of guest-focused services and scheduling flexibility, insuring successful and praise-worthy events.”

PGA National offers 379 comfortably-appointed rooms; beautifully manicured grounds; multiple venues for open-air events including a visually inviting poolside deck area; and the 5,000-square-foot PGA Pavilion with its stunning vista of the property. Inside, the revitalized, self-contained meeting wing features two elegant ballrooms and multiple function rooms adjustable for groups of any size. State-of-the-art support includes Bose sound, zone lighting and built-in screens.

Additionally, PGA National provides a dedicated guest relations and events team, creative catering options, off-site event coordination, on-site transportation department and savvy in-house audiovisual specialists. In addition to golf, guests can choose from more than 50 fitness classes at the 33,000-square-foot Health & Racquet Club, savor one of more than 100 treatments offered by The Spa, lounge in the magnificent zero-entry pool, or enjoy one of the nine on-site restaurants and lounges highlighted by the Ironwood Grille and sophisticated iBAR.

For more information or to make reservations, visit, or call (800) 533.9386.

About PGA National Resort & Spa

PGA National Resort & Spa is a national, premier golf vacation and meeting destination. The legendary 379-room Florida resort recently completed a $65 million comprehensive revitalization, including a new front entrance, outdoor pool and pavilion, new Ironwood Grille and iBAR, as well as enhanced public areas, golf courses and landscaping.

PGA National Resort & Spa offers 90 holes of championship golf on five courses, including the famed Champion course, home to the PGA TOUR’s Honda Classic. The resort’s storied golf history includes hosting the 1983 Ryder Cup, 1987 PGA Championship, and nearly two decades of the Senior PGA Championship. In addition to The Champion, PGA National’s award-winning golf courses are: The Palmer, The Haig, The Squire and The Estates.

Other distinguishing features include a 40,000 square-foot European Spa with 32 treatment areas and the exclusive “Waters of the World” outdoor mineral pools, a world-class 33,000 square-foot health-and-racquet club with 19 Har Tru tennis courts, 40,000 square feet of self-contained conference space and nine on-site restaurants and lounges.


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