Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Enjoy Old and New with Senior PGA Tour and New Renaissance Charleston Hotel in Historic District

Enjoy Old and New with Senior PGA Tour and New Renaissance Charleston Hotel in Historic District

This May South Carolina's beautiful oceanfront is the setting for the 68th Senior PGA Championship. Kiawah Island, within 15 miles of downtown Charleston, is the scenic location for this legendary golf tournament.

Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 2, 2007

This May South Carolina's beautiful oceanfront is the setting for the 68th Senior PGA Championship. Kiawah Island, within 15 miles of downtown Charleston, is the scenic location for this legendary golf tournament.

"The location and timing of this Championship allow for a most memorable spectator experience," says Roger Warren, President of The PGA of America and Kiawah Island Golf Resort. "Spectators have a unique opportunity to enjoy Major championship golf and beautiful ocean views from one place. When not watching golf, spectators may explore Kiawah Island and greater Charleston -- play golf at area courses, visit beaches, enjoy the Spoleto festival, tour historic homes and plantations, and enjoy fine dining."

From May 22-27 golf enthusiasts can visit South Carolina and watch practice rounds for free, or get tickets to watch the competition. Plan an entire Charleston golf vacation and enjoy the Senior PGA tour in its entirety. Stay at the luxurious Renaissance Charleston Hotel-Historic District and partake of all that downtown Charleston has to offer. After watching the pros play, you can relax by the pool or get a massage at the hotel spa.

Practice rounds are on Tuesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 23. During Practice Rounds, players fine-tune their games, familiarize themselves with The Ocean Course and interact with fans. Only during Practice Round days are spectators permitted to bring cameras and seek autographs.

Competition Rounds begin on Thursday, May 24 and continue through Sunday, May 27. After Friday's rounds are completed, the field will be cut to the low 70 scorers and ties. Those competitors that make the cut continue playing on Saturday and Sunday for a chance to win a Major championship title and the winner's share of an approximately $2 million purse.

Tickets for the 68th Senior PGA Championship may be purchased via telephone by dialing 800-PGA-GOLF (800-742-4653), or on the web at www. SeniorPGA2007.com.

About the Renaissance Charleston Hotel-Historic District
Discover the Renaissance Charleston Hotel-Historic District, Marriott's newest upscale property situated in the city's oldest Quarter and the only Marriott Brand in the historic district. This historic district Charleston hotel welcomes guests to experience the area and adjacent shopping at over 100 stores and boutiques. Whether shopping on King Street, visiting Spoleto USA or strolling through the City Market, you will be captivated by the prestigious ambience of the Holy City. A place of luxury awaits you at this historic Charleston, SC hotel, boasting beautifully appointed guestrooms that feature granite vanities and bonnet beds encased in down blankets and plush pillows. The culinary talents of Chef John Therres are displayed at the esteemed Wentworth Grill Charleston restaurant, offering a delectable trans fat free menu. Indulge in a delightful Charleston, SC Historic District hotel that expertly combines legendary charm with modern amenities at the exquisite Renaissance Downtown Charleston Hotel. Golf and Kiawah nearby. For more information or to make a reservation, call 1-800-HOTELS-1 or visit http://marriott. com/hotels/travel/chsbr-renaissance-charleston-hotel-historic-district/ (http://marriott. com/hotels/travel/chsbr-renaissance-charleston-hotel-historic-district/).

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