PELICAN HILL PRESENTS FAMILY-FRIENDLY GOLF ACADEMY PROGRAMS AND UNLIMITED STAY & PLAY PACKAGE THIS SUMMER

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – April 11, 2013 – The Resort at Pelican Hill®, rated the world’s Top Golf Resort according to Condé Nast Traveler readers, presents its summer series of seasonal packages and programs at Pelican Hill Golf Club® and Pelican Hill Golf Academy®. For locals and visitors alike, Pelican Hill offers family-friendly programs, like Summer Junior Golfer Camps, Adult and Junior Golf Clinics and the ever-popular Adult and Junior Golfer Offer, along with the Fazio Unlimited Package and group golf schools led by Southern California PGA Teacher of the Year, Glenn Deck.

“This summer, we invite golfers from near and far to take in endless ocean views, fresh coastal breezes and the sight of sailboats off in the distance as they tee off on our two Fazio-designed courses at Pelican Hill,” said Steve Friedlander, Vice President – Golf for Pelican Hill & Oak Creek Golf Clubs. “Whether you’re visiting Newport Beach’s only Five-Star resort for a quick escape or a longer getaway, we encourage golfers of all ages and experience levels to head outdoors for a rewarding lesson at our Golf Academy and a relaxing day on our ocean-view courses.”

Summer 2013 golf programs and packages include:

Summer Junior Golf Camps
June 24-27, July 1-4, July 8-11, July 15-18, July 22-25, August 5-8, August 12-15 and August 19-22
Junior golfers ages 7-13 are invited to attend a four-day camp at Pelican Hill Golf Academy overseen by Director of Instruction Glenn Deck. Limited to 10 students per camp with a five-to-one student-to-teacher ratio, Junior Golf Camps run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., focusing on putting, full swing, short game, rules and etiquette.
$375 per child per camp

Adult & Junior Golf Clinics
Thursdays from 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. in July & August
Adults and junior golfers ages 8-18 are invited to tune up their game with weekly 30-minute clinics. Each pre-registered, full-paid adult student may bring one junior golf student to attend the same clinic complimentary.
$30 per adult per clinic; pre-registration required

Adult & Junior Golfer Offer
Get one complimentary junior golfer (ages 8-18) evening round with each full-paid adult evening round, exclusively for same-day tee time bookings. Golf cart included; forecaddie not included.
$80 per evening adult round

Fazio Unlimited Package
Select Bungalow or Villa accommodations with a two-night minimum stay. Enjoy unlimited golf rounds for one guest on three courses – Pelican Hill’s Ocean North and Ocean South, and Oak Creek – designed by renowned course architect Tom Fazio. This experience includes complimentary forecaddie (at both Pelican Hill courses), golf cart, golf club rentals and complimentary valet parking.
Starting from $835 per night, excluding tax and gratuity. Based on availability. Early check-in and late check-out included.

Two-Day Weekend Golf Academy Package
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Sundays from 9 a.m. until conclusion of afternoon playing lesson on July 13 & 14, August 17 & 18, and September 14 & 15
This two-day Golf Academy package is designed to benefit every aspect of your golf game, including sound fundamentals for your full swing, short game, course management and mental skills. Instruction features a small group setting with a 4-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio. This package includes two full days (14 hours) of instruction and one 18-hole playing lesson with Southern California PGA Teacher of the Year Glenn Deck, as well as lunch on Saturday and Sunday, a personal teaching tool and two nights of accommodations.
Starting from $2,060 for one student. All package inclusions are exclusive of any applicable taxes, gratuities, and service charges. Rates based on double occupancy. Additional fees will apply for extra guests.

Two-Day Weekend Golf School
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Sundays from 9 a.m. until conclusion of afternoon playing lesson on July 13 & 14, August 17 & 18, and September 14 & 15
This two-day school is designed to benefit every aspect of your golf game, including sound fundamentals for your full swing, short game, course management and mental skills. Instruction features a small group setting with a 4-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio. A personal teaching tool is included.
$1,095 per student, with lunch included each day

One-Day Short Game Scoring School
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 13, August 17, and September 14
Learn how to turn three shots into two shots and lower your golf scores. Two-thirds of your golf game is played from 75 yards and in, so this school is all about the short game. Improve your putting, chipping, pitching and bunker play to help lower your scores. A special scoring tool is included.
$475 per student, with lunch included

Half-Day Lower Your Scores Schools

Putting School
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on July 13, August 17 and September 14
Putting accounts for 40% percent of your golf game, and it is the easiest part of the game. Improve your score by making more putts. We focus on your setup for correct flow lines, alignment, distance control, feel and green reading.
$225 per student per half-day clinic
Chipping, Pitching & Bunker School
Saturdays from 1 – 4 p.m. on July 13, August 17 and September 14
Two-thirds of your golf game is played from 75 yards and in. Improve your scoring shots with focus on chipping, pitching, flop and bunker play. We all miss a few greens, so learn how to recover and make more pars on the golf course.
$225 per student per half-day clinic
Full Swing School
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on July 14, August 18 and September 15
Improve your ball striking with focus on the full swing fundamentals, key movements in the swing that match up to you and your natural motion. So if your swing needs a little help, let us improve your motion to ensure you’re having more fun out on the course.
$225 per student per half-day clinic
Playing School
Sunday afternoons beginning one hour after twilight (times vary each month) on July 14, August 18, and September 15
Improve your course management and scoring skills out on the course. Learn how to make the most out of your game by improving your course management and mental skills. You don’t have to have a perfect golf swing, but knowing how to manage your game and playing with your strengths can produce lower scores out on the course.
$325 per student per half-day clinic

Total Golf Game Evaluation with Glenn Deck
A 3.5-hour Total Golf Game Evaluation focuses on you, your body and your entire golf game. Golf Magazine ―Top 100 Teacher in America‖ Glenn Deck does a full analysis of you and your golfing skills in order to provide a custom solution based on your strengths and weakness.
$750 per student per session

The Preferred Program
Indulge your passion with 54 holes of Tom Fazio-designed golf, across three premier courses at Pelican Hill Golf Club and Oak Creek Golf Club. Join the Preferred Program and enjoy an entire year of exclusive privileges, including preferred access to tee times, reduced fees for members and their guests, and evening tee times accessible earlier than the general public.
$500 per 365-day membership. Forecaddie not included in participant fees. Rates are subject to change. Program is non-transferable.

Golf Academy reservations may be arranged by calling Glenn Deck at 949.467.5810.

For additional information, please visit www.pelicanhill.com or call 800-820-6800.

About Pelican Hill®

Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, The Resort at Pelican Hill® features:128 two-, three- and four-bedroom villas with magnificent coastal views and an unparalleled array of appointments, immersing guests in the absolute finest of everything; 204 luxuriously appointed bungalow guest rooms and suites with private terraces; a rejuvenating Five-Star spa with a menu of the world’s most celebrated therapies; world-class restaurants, including Andrea serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine; an iconic “Coliseum Pool,” one of the largest circular pools anywhere with tiered decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly all with ocean panoramas. A Five-Star, Five-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report; as Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards Top Southern California Resort (2012), Top U.S. Resort (2011), Top-Rated Golf Resort Worldwide (2012) and Top-Rated California Resort Spa (2012); in Travel + Leisure’s “Top 100″ World’s Best Hotels (2011 Readers’ Poll), and with two courses ranked among Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses (2011).

The Irvine Company Resort Properties owns and manages the finest resort and leisure destinations in Newport Coast and the City of Irvine. In addition to Pelican Hill, the portfolio includes the Island Hotel Newport Beach, the city’s landmark property and only AAA Five Diamond hotel; Hyatt Regency Irvine, the city’s only Four Diamond hotel; Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, featuring a challenging, Tom Fazio-designed public golf course; and several of the finest marinas in Newport Harbor and Northern California.

About the Irvine Company

The Irvine Company is an internationally renowned real estate development company known for its award-winning master-planned communities, its vast portfolio of high-quality investment properties and its leadership in conservation and natural resource management. The growing real estate portfolio encompasses office, apartment, retail and resort holdings located throughout California’s premier markets, including assets in San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles Counties, and holdings in Northern California. As a steward of some of America’s most beautiful and scientifically important open space and parklands, the company has donated more than half of the historic 93,000-acre Irvine Ranch in Orange County — 50,000 acres — to permanently preserve these lands. The U.S. Department of Interior and the State of California have designated these parklands as “Natural Landmarks,” one of the most prestigious land preservation designations. The privately held, diversified company traces its roots to the 1860s with the formation of The Irvine Ranch® from Mexican and Spanish land grants.
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