Sandestin Receives Gold Tee Award

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Sandestin Golf And Beach Resort Receives Prestigious 2011 Gold Tee Award From Meetings & Conventions Magazine

DESTIN, FL (June 3, 2011) – Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was awarded the 2011 Gold Tee Award from Meetings & Conventions Magazine.This highly respected award is given to outstanding golf and meeting properties worldwide.
What makes Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort different from other destinations and hotels is the combination of four championship courses, nationally acclaimed on-site meeting support, more than 65,000-square-feet of meeting space, beautiful accommodations from the Beach to the Bay, and gracious southern hospitality, all within the gates of one property.
“Sandestin has long been a favorite destination for groups, associations and businesses,” said Scott Russell, vice president of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.  “With economic conditions improving, we’re seeing more groups return and enjoy all the resort has to offer including our outstanding golf amenities and packages.”

Meetings & Conventions’ readership of 50,000 corporate, incentive and association meeting planners know quality when they experience it,” said magazine publisher Kirk Lewis.
This recognition follows the recent news that Golfweek, one of the country’s leading golf publications, selected Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort as one of the 2011 Best Courses You Can Play.  Sandestin offers excellent golf rates along with enticing benefits to groups.  With four championship course options for the fearless, the beginner, or the family all in one place, Sandestin is well suited for any size group in all seasons of the year. 

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Florida offers one the most complete resort experiences in North America.  Sandestin is a 2,400-acre destination, located on the Emerald Coast in South Walton near Destin, Florida, an area recognized as one of the top 2010 destinations in the world by Frommer’s. The resort invites guests to enter 30 charming neighborhoods from the beach to the bay with 1,400 villas, town homes and hotel accommodations.  Sandestin also offers four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a marina, a fitness center, spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village with shops, dining and nightlife. 

To speak with one of Sandestin’s group sales specialists, call (800) 277-0803 or visit


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