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Golfers Take Note: Florida´s Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village Offering "American Hero Stay & Play Package" To Active Members of U.S. Military

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (December 2009) – If you´re a golfer, and an active member of the U.S. military, you should consider taking advantage of the very nice "American Hero Stay & Play Package" now being offered by The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in Northeast Florida. The newly renovated St. Augustine, Florida resort, which is a golfer´s paradise with two championship golf courses and a setting adjacent to the renowned World Golf Hall of Fame, is offering the special package through May 31, 2010.

The "American Hero Stay & Play Package" for one golfer/one non-golfer in the room (or for one person in the room), includes: one round of golf on the popular Slammer & Squire championship course or the renowned King & Bear championship course; deluxe accommodations for one night in a newly remodeled guest room; breakfast daily for one; and range balls. The rate is from $169 per room, per night through February 11, 2010, or from $179 per room, per night February 12-May 31, 2010, based on space availability.

The "American Hero Stay & Play Package" for two golfers in the room includes: one round of golf on the Slammer & Squire or King & Bear, per golfer; deluxe accommodations for one night in a newly remodeled guest room; breakfast daily for two; and range balls. The package is from $259 per room, per night through February 11, 2010, and from $279 per room per night from February 12-May 31, 2010, based on space availability.

To take advantage of the package, which provides a tremendous savings, you must show your U.S. military ID upon check-in, and ask for the special package upon making the reservation.

For reservations, or for additional information, call The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village at 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit www.WorldGolfRenaissance.com .

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Located within lush World Golf Village, within minutes of the historic sites of charming St. Augustine and outstanding shopping at St. Augustine Premium Outlets and Prime Outlets – St. Augustine, The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village features a wealth of on-site recreational options. This includes the two championship golf courses, a professional indoor golf simulator, a sauna, pool, hot tub, tennis courts, and full-service concierge.

Guests also are an easy walk to the impressive World Golf Hall of Fame, which is the ultimate celebration of the game of golf and its greatest players with fun interactive exhibits and historic golf artifacts, as well as to The World Golf Hall of Fame´s 18-hole putting course, a 132-yard Island Challenge Hole, an IMAX® Theater, and the Walk of Champions.

Guests also can enjoy golf lessons at the renowned PGA TOUR Golf Academy, and the pristine nearby Atlantic beaches.

The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village recently completed an impressive $10 million property-wide renovation. The project included the complete remodeling of all 301 guest rooms and suites, dramatic changes to the resort’s 10-story lobby atrium and entry area, remodeling of all guest room corridors, an expanded fitness center with new state-of-the-art equipment, remodeling of the billiard room, a new restaurant and bar, and enhancements to the meeting offerings and business center.

Guest rooms and suites at the resort feature new furniture, soft goods, window treatments, lighting, flat-panel screen LCD HDTV televisions, and the Marriott JackPack, which provides complete connectivity to the guests for laptops, MP3 players, digital cameras, and video game players. The rooms and suites feature a contemporary design with an Asian feel, which includes rich red bed coverings, crisp white linens, along with a color scheme of warm neutral gold. In-room offerings also include high-speed Internet access, two telephones with data ports, a wet bar and refrigerator, and in-room coffee.

"We´re offering this special package so that active members of the U.S. military can enjoy a relaxing golf getaway at a beautifully remodeled resort," said Mark Schwantner, general manager of The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village.

Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village American Hero Package/Page 3 When visiting the resort, guests have the opportunity to explore historic St. Augustine. Founded in 1565, the area is rich with Spanish architecture, with charming cobblestone streets and many fascinating historical sites such as the historic Castillo de San Marcos fort, and The Fountain of Youth. For information on The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village, or for reservations, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit www.WorldGolfRenaissance.com . # # # PR Contact: Karen Lamonica at (407) 788-7070, ext. 207, or klamonica@chisano.com NOTE: High-resolution photos of the resort may be downloaded from http://www.worldgolfrenaissance.com/Press/ . Or, photos are available by contacting Karen Lamonica.