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Welcome to the PGA National press room. We are happy to assist members of the media by providing the latest information about PGA National. Members of the media who are seeking additional information about PGA National Resort & Spa should contact: 
Karen Cantor
Manager of Public Relations
PGA National Resort & Spa
karen.cantor@pgaresort.com
t. 561.227.2548

2014

Third Annual Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featurd on PBG Lifestyle - 07/02/14
PGA National Resort & Spa featured on the Examiner - 04/10/14
PGA National Resort and Spa featured on Cybergolf.com as South Florida as golf's "hot spot" and the place to stay-and-play - 06/06/14
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in El Tiempo - 06/02/14
iCLUB Piano Bar featured in "10 New Miami / South Florida Venues for Meetings and Events" - 04/30/14
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in Golf Vacations Magazine (online) - 04/25/14
This month's issue of Prevue magazine featuring PGA National Resort & Spa - 04/02/14
PGA National Resort & Spa hosting the Web.com Finals featured on American Golfer - 04/01/14
PGA National Resort & Spa featured on Connect Sports - 03/27/14
PGA National featured in Destination Weddings of the Official Florida Travel Industry Guide - 03/18/14
The Champion Golf Package was included in this Valentine's Day gift roundup for men on NYC's FinanceFoodie.com - 02/11/14
Great Wedding Giveaway Winners and PGA National Resort & Spa featured in PBG Lifestyle Magazine - 02/10/14
The successful attempt to set the world record for the longest ice cream dessert is featured in the Palm Beach Post (online) - 02/09/14
The Champion Golf Package in Luxury Travel Magazine (online) - 02/05/14
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in a Valentine's Day Gift Guide on qchron.com - 02/04/14
Spa at PGA National Conde Nast acclaim featured on HotelJunkie.com - 02/03/14
PGA National's record breaking sundae is featured on Sun-Sentinel.com - 01/31/14
PGA National Resort & Spa Guinness Breaking Ice Cream Dessert Record featured in Luxury Travel Magazine (online) - 01/30/14
PGA National Resort & Spa publicity featured in PGB Lifestyle (online) - 01/27/14
The new iCLUB Piano Bar featured on Girls Who Mag blog - 01/23/14 
iCLUB Piano Bar on Visit Florida - 01/23/14
PGA National's Kathy McGuire featured in Green Lodging News - 01/17/14

2013  

PGA National's fall and winter vacation packages featured on World Golf Wife - 11/18/13  
PGA National's seasonal vacation packages featured on Luxury Travel - 11/14/13 
The Spa at PGA National is pleased to offer the HydraFacial™ in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida - 10/01/13  
PGA news of the launch of the EVSE Charging Stations in Southeastgreen.com - 9/23/13  
PGA news of the launch of the EVSE Charging Stations featured in Internationalmeetingsreview.com - 9/19/13  
New Outdoor Multi-Use Terrace Patio  
PGA National Resort and Spa featured on Trekaroo's Best Florida Cities for Families feature - 8/31/13
PGA National featured in Cybergolf.com - 8/5/13
PGA National's Sweet Sundae event featured on Examiner.com - 8/1/13
PGA National's Ice Cream Festival publicity on VisitFlorida.com - 7/22/13
PGA National Resort Ice Cream Festival Weekend Featured in El Nuevo Herald - 7/13/13  
PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash winners featured in TC Palm and Jupiter Courier - 6/27/13
PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featured in Florida Weekly - 6/27/13  
PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featured in Florida Weekly - 6/18/13
News of PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featured on Jan Norris' Eat Beat - 6/11/13
PGA National's Summer Programs featured on VisitFlorida.com - 6/7/13      
PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featured in Florida Weekly - 6/6/13
PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featured in TC Palm and Jupiter Courier - 6/6/13  
PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featured on Jeffeats.com - 6/4/13  
PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featured Burger Beast online - 6/4/13  
PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featured in Palms West Monthly - 6/2/13  
PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featured on VisitFlorida online blog - 6/1/13  
PGA National featured Flagstick Magazine's digital edition - 5/30/13  
PGA National Resort and Spa Craft Beer Festival and Burger Bash featured in Kelly Merritt Writes blog - 5/14/13
Ironwood Steak and Seafood featured in Visit Florida as great restaurant for Steak Aficionados - 4/10/13

PGA National is lead feature in Luxury Travel Magazine's e-newsletter - 3/20/13
PGA National publicity in Luxury Travel Magazine (online) - 3/11/13
PGA National Resort and Spa announces partnership with Coastal Car Worldwide for Luxury Transportation Services - 3/11/13

PGA National Resort featured on Luxury Travel Magazine - 3/10/13
PGA National Resort in Luxury Travel Magazine (online) - 3/8/13
The Honda Classic and PGA National featured in Outside the Ropes - 3/1/13
The Honda Classic and PGA National featured on Bleacher Report (online) - 3/1/13
Honda Classic Happy Hour hot spots featuring PGA National's IBAR at #1 on the list - 2/28/13
Ironwood Steak and Seafood featured on Zagats (online) Florida Spotlight: 11 Must-Try Steakhouses in the Sunshine State - 2/21/13
Publicity of the new PGA National Resort suites in Lodging Magazine (online) - 2/21/13
Weddings at PGA National Featured on VISITFLORIDA by Luxury and Entertainment Insider - 2/19/13
Luxury Travel Magazine's e-newsletter features new specialty suite - 1/31/13
PGAN news of the upcoming Honda Classic on About.com - 1/31/13
PGA National Resort and Honda Classic preview in South Florida Golf Magazine - 1/30/13
News of PGA National's $100 million revitalization on Golfing Magazine Long Island (online) - 1/28/13
Tony n Tina's Wedding featured on CBS-12 (online) - 1/20/13
Tony n Tina's Wedding as covered by CBS-12 - 1/20/13
Tony n Tina's Off Broadway Show come to PGA National Resort - 1/20/13
The Fazio Course featured on the homepage of Miami's Weekend Golfer - 1/16/13
The Fazio Course was named as one of "7 Courses to Play in 2013" on Forbes.com - 1/14/13
PGA National Resort in The News Herald - 1/3/13
Golf Digest Magazine ranks Palm Beach #20 Best Buddies-Trip Destinations - 1/2013

2012

Publicity of PGA National Resort's new specialty suites on MeetingsFocus.com - 12/2012
PGA National Resort's new suites on MeetingsFocus.com - 12/28/12
Publicity of the new PGA National suites in Lodging Magazine (online) - 12/20/12
PGA National's new suites on World Golf Wire - 12/12/12
New Custom Suites featured in Luxury Travel Magazine - 12/11/12
The Fazio Course featured in digital edition of South Florida Golf Magazine - 12/1/12
PGA National’s Institute of Performance and resort revitalization publicity featured on PGA.com - 9/29/12
PGA National Resort's New Institute of Performance news on Web Street Golf Daily Pulse - 9/21/12
Ironwood Steak and Seafood receives Wine Spectator Excellence Award 2012 accolades featured in the Palm Beach Post - 8/1/12
PGA National Resort Weddings featured in Destination I Do! 8/1/12
PGA National Resort featured in American Way Magazine - 6/1/12
PGA National's Summer Escape and Play packaged featured in the Orlando Suntinel - 5/28/12
PGA National Resort featured in Small Marketing Meetings - 5/1/12
PGA National Resort NFL Fantasy Draft Weekend featured in World Golf - 4/29/12
PGA National Resort NFL Fantasy Draft Weekend featured in Where to Go Next - 4/27/12
PGA National Resort NFL Fantasy Draft Weekend featured in Golf Business Wire - 4/27/12
PGA National Resort renovation news featured in the National Examiner - 4/4/12
PGA National Resort featured on the Best of Palm Beach in Forbes (online)-3/20/12
iBAR named as one of five best happy hours in Palm Beach Gardens-2/27/12
Ironwood Steak and Seafood featured in Palm Beach Post Honda Classic: Going Out Guide-2/27/12
Golf Magazine honors PGA National Resort as a Premier Golf Resort Silver Medal Winner 2012 - 2/7/12
PGA National Resort + Spa announces the hiring of Murrial Boulware as Director of National Accounts - 2/3/12
PGA National's St Louis Cardinal Champion Package featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (online) - 1/28/12
PGA National's St Louis Cardinal Champion Packaged featured on Stltoday.com 1/28/12
Ironwood Steak and Seafood's New Menu featured in Palm Beach Illustrated - 1/27/12
PGA National Resort offers Jazz Lovers Package - 1/25/12
PGA National Resort The Knot 'Best of Weddings 2012' Honor featured on Where to go next (online) - 1/24/12
PGA National Resort The Knot 'Best of Wedding 2012' Honor featured on Golf Business Wire (online) - 1/24/12
News of PGA National's "Final Round" of renovations featured on CyberLinksGolf.com - 1/24/12
PGA National Receives ‘Best of Weddings 2012’ Honor - 1/23/12
Ironwood Steak and Seafood featured in PGA Boulevard Dining Destinations on pbpulse.com - 1/23/12
PGA National news of its "Final Round" of renovations on World Property Channel (online) - 1/20/12
PGA National's "Final Round " of renovations featured in Golf Course Architecture magazine (online) - 1/19/12
PGA National's "Final Round" of renovations featured on CyberGolf.com - 1/18/12
PGA National's Final Round of renovations featured on World Golf Wire - 1/18/12
PGA National's Final Round of renovations featured on Golf Business Wire - 1/18/12
PGA National's Final Round of renovations featured on Where to go Next - 1/18/12
PGA National's Flash Sale featured on Visit Florida.com - 1/18/12
PGA National Resort featured on Florida Golf online - 1/17/12
PGA National announces Final Round of Renovations - 1/16/12

2011

Ironwood Steak & Seafood receives Best Dining Makeover accolades in the Palm Beach Post’s Dining Critics Choice for 2011 - 12/28/11
Ironwood Steak & Seafood Ahi Tuna Lettuce Wraps featured on Palm Beach Pulse (online) - 12/23/11
IRONWOOD Steak & Seafood -- Featured on Examiner.com - 12/23/11
Ironwood Steak & Seafood’s new menu featured on WPBF (online) - 12/21/11
Ironwood Steak & Seafood’s new menu featured in Florida Weekly - 12/20/11
PGA National Resort featured on Visit Florida (online) by Smart Travel Insider
PGA National Receives Meetings Accolade as Featured in Where to Go Next (online)
PGA National Receives Meetings Accolade as Featured in The Golf Wire (online)
PGA National Resort meetings acclaim featured in IGNITE Magazine
Certified by Trip Advisor with a Certificate of Excellence for the year of 2011
PGA National awarded prestigious 2011 Platinum Choice Award by Smart Meetings
Palm Beach Pulse (online) featured the new Ironwood Steak & Seafood - 12/7/11
Ironwood Steak and Seafood’s new menu featured on South Florida Gourmet - 12/4/11
Ironwood Steak & Seafood featured on Tangodiva (online) - 11/29/11
PGA National Resort & Spa Announces New Menu at Ironwood Steak & Seafood - 11/14/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured as a Golfer’s Winter Destination in The Boston Globe Magazine (Online) - 11/13/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in Travel Golf - 11/11/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in Santa Ynez Valley Journal (Online) - 11/3/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in VisitFlorida.com by Golf Insider - 10/24/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in World Golf Wire - 10/24/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured 30 Year Anniversary in Club and Resort Business (Print & Online) - 10/21/11
PGA National Resort & Spa 30 Year Anniversary Special featured in Links Magazine (Online) - October 2011
PGA National Resort & Spa’s new hire Anne Mahon Bomser featured in Club and Resort Business - 10/6/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in Frommers.com - 9/14/11
PGA National Resort & Spa Golf Specials featured in VisitFlorida.com by Golf Insider - 9/6/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in Club & Resort Business - 8/30/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in Fairways + Greens (Online) - 8/25/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in Jacksonville Golf Examiner.com - 8/23/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in VisitFlorida.com by Golf Insider - 8/23/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in The Golf Wire (online) - 8/22/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in World Golf Wire (online) - 8/22/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in WheretoGoNext.com - 8/22/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in Club & Resort Business - 8/22/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in The Golf Wire (online) - 8/19/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in World Golf Wire (online) - 8/19/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in WheretoGoNext.com (online) - 8/19/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in PGATour.com - 8/18/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in World Golf Wire - 8/9/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in WheretoGoNext.com - 8/9/11
Chef Gordon’s Mojito Recipe Featured on Visit Florida Live - 6/10/11
PGA National Wins National Meetings and Golf Awards - 6/6/11
Chef Maybury Gordon’s Recipe for Florida Stone Crab Salad featured in Broward-Palm Beach New Times - 5/2/11
April 28th, 2011 Chef Maybury Gordon Featured in the Broward-Palm Beach New Times - 4/28/11
Chef Gordon Live Cooking Demo at the Spa featured on Examiner (online) - 4/14/11
Chef Maybury Gordon’s Florida Stone Crab Salad featured in the Examiner (online) - 4/14/11
Dine South Florida features Ironwood Grille - 4/9/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured on Meetings Net (Online) - 4/6/11
PGA National Resort & Spa named as of One of Top Five Multi-Course, Golf Heavens in Golfing Magazine (Online) - 4/1/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured on Examiner (Online) - 3/31/11
PGA National's Champion Course featured on World Golf Wire (Online) - 3/29/11
Chef Gordon St Patrick’s Day Fare Featured in Pbpulse (online) - 3/16/11
2011 Honda Classic Sets New Attendance Record at PGA National - Sabbatini Wins in Gusty Winds
PGA National Resort & Spa featured on Golf Cape Cod - 2/24/11
PGA National Resort & Spa's Champion Course featured in NBC Sports (Online) - 2/18/11
PGA National Resort & Spa Pro Golf Shop featured in Club and Resort Business (Online) - 2/3/11
2011 PGA Honda Classic Experience Package featured in World Golf (Online) - 1/10/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in Metro New York (Online) - 1/10/11
PGA National new Hire Suzanne Botelho featured in Examiner (Online) - 1/10/11
PGA National Resort & Spa offers Honda Classic Experience Package featured in Golf Wire (Online) - 1/7/11
2011 PGA Honda Classic Experience Package featured in Where to Go Next (Online) - 1/7/11
PGA National named No. 1 Golf Resort in Florida by About.com

2010

Ironwood Grille welcomes Chef Gordon Maybury - 12/5/10
Chef Maybury Gordon Featured in the Palm Beach Post - 11/10/10
Chef Gordon Featured in Broward-Palm Beach New Times - 11/2/10
PGA National Vaults 39 Spots Nationally in Golfweek's 'Best Resort Courses' - 10/18/10
PGA National Resort & Spa Heads Around the Globe with New Wines of the World Series - 10/18/10
PGA National Resort & Spa Salutes Active Military with Labor Day Special - 8/3/10
PGA National Resort & Spa Announces 2011 Honda Classic Pro Am Sweepstakes Winner - 7/27/10
'Top Chef D.C.'s' Kenny Gilbert brings talents to PGA National - 7/20/10
Kenny Gilbert Named Executive Chef at PGA National Resort & Spa - 7/10/10
PGA National Resort & Spa Announces 'Summer Escape and Play' - 7/8/10
PGA National Resort & Spa Appoints Buffalo Communications National Golf PR Agency - 7/6/10
Here Come the Winners: Readers Select PGA National Resort & Spa for The Knot Best of Weddings 2010 - 6/24/10
PGA National Named to Premier Resorts list by Golf Magazine – February 2010

2009

PGA National Named a Top 50 Resort by Golfworld – November 2009
Conquering Bear Trap key to Honda Classic win – 3/409
PGA National featured in Kingdom Magazine
PGA National featured in MPI's One+ Magazine
iBar named "Bar of the Week" by Palm Beach Post and post under the Resort news section
PGA Resort the Golfers' Heaven - Agent @ Home Magazine (Hotel & Resort Review)
Northern Palm Beach Heart Ball captured Valentine's day romance all in the name of hearth. -15th Annual Gala Transported guest into the heart of Tuscany.
Ironwood Grille featured in Palm Beach Gardens Lifestyle Magazine
PGA National Resort & Spa featured in Boca Magazine

2008

PGA National Resort & Spa Completes $40 Million Make-Over - Summer 2008

2007

Corporate Incentive Travel Magazine Awards PGA National Resort and Spa 2007 "Award of Excellence!" - September 2007

2006

Walton Street Capital, LLC Announces the Acquisition of PGA National Resort & Spa- August 2006

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2013   

The Honda Classic at PGA National named one of the "Top 10 2013 TOUR Events" in LINKS Magazine (online) - 11/15/13
PGA National Resort included in a feature story on Golftrips.com - 8/14/13
The Bear Trap ranked as #7 in Ranking the Most Difficult Tasks in Golf on the Bleacher Report (online) - 7/10/13 
PGA National Resort featured in the July issue of Golflinks South Africa - July 2013 
The Garmin Approach S2 GPS golf watch commercial filmed on site at PGA National Resort & Spa - 3/28/13
PGA National Resort & Spa featured on Outside the Ropes blog - 3/1/13
The Champion Course featured in TravelGolf.com on the PGA TOUR Florida Swing - 3/1/13
The Honda Classic and PGA National Resort & Spa featured on The Bleacher Report - 2/28/13

Publicity of The Bear Trap on PGATOUR.com - 2/28/13
Jane Broderick, PGA National's Golf Director, featured on PGA.com - 2/28/13
PGA National and Honda Classic report featured on CyberGolf.com - 2/28/13

PGA National's Champion Course featured on Fox Sports - 2/27/13
PGA National and Honda Classic report featured on CyberGolf.com - 2/26/13

PGA National and The Honda Classic on WPTV online - 2/25/13
PGA National and The Honda Classic featured on TCPalm online - 2/25/13
Honda Classic and PGA National featured on golftravel.com - 2/25/13
Honda Classic week at PGA National Resort featured on About.com - 2/21/13

Publicity of PGA National Resort and The Champion Course in a TravelGolf.com feature on the PGA Tour Florida Swing - 2/12/13
A review of The Fazio Course featured on Len Ziehm on Golf (online) - 2/10/13

2012

Jane Broderick's recent LPGA acclaim featured on Cybergolf.com - 10/2/12
PGA National's Champion Course featured in Ryder Cup Courses Open to the Public on ABC News.com - 9/29/12
The Champion named #5 “Best Ryder Cup Course You Can Play” by LINKS Magazine - 9/28/12
The Honda Classic with its acclaimed Champion Course and mighty Bear Trap named in the “Top Ten” TOUR tournaments of 2012 in LINKS Magazine (online) - 9/21/12
PGA National’s New ‘Fazio Course’ Opens Nov. 1 - 8/10/12
The Champion Ranked No. 7 Best Florida Golf Courses You Can Play 2012 as featured in Sports Illustrated and Golf.com - 7/22/12
News of Honda Classic Extension on Golf Channel - 5/8/12
PGA National Golf Academy featured in Golf Vacations Magazine - 5/7/12
PGA National's Golf Academies named as Elite Golf Academies in Golf Trips - 4/30/12
The Champion Course ranked No. 5 in Golfweek’s “Best You Can Play”
The Honda Classic breaks own attendance records
Rory McIlroy staves off charging Tiger Woods for Honda win
Rory McIlroy enjoying fan banter
News of the Honda Classic and The Champion Course featured on Visit Florida (online) - 2/14/12
PGA National's Lukus Harvey: Master of the Moss featured on Linksnation (online) – 1/23/12

2011

PGA National ranks #27 in the 2012 Golf Digest Players' Picks: Top PGA Tour Courses
PGAN’s David Leadbetter Academy featured in World Golf (online) - 12/12/11
PGA National Resort and Spa featured in Golf & Travel in the Santa Ynez Valley Journal - 11/3/11
PGA National Resort & Spa Golf Escape & Play featured in Fairways Magazine (Digital) - October 2011
The Champion rises to No. 3 in Golfweek's 2011 "Best in State" Rankings
PGA National's Jane Broderick Honored as LPGA Master Professional
PGA National's Champion Course featured on The Wire (Online) - 3/28/11
PGA National Resort & Spa receives mention on Chapeau Noir Golf - 3/24/11
PGA National, Golf Galaxy 2012 Honda Classic Sweepstakes featured on The Wire (Online) - 3/10/11
2011 Honda Classic At PGA National featured on The Wire (Online) - 3/9/11
PGA National Resort & Spa Champion Course featured in USA TODAY - 3/3/11
PGA National Resort & Spa Champion featured as one of Top 10 Most Difficult Stretches in Links Magazine (Online) - 3/2/11
PGA National Resort & Spa featured as a Ten Top Spring Break Golf Getaway in Golf Vacations Magazine - March 2011
PGA National Resort Honor as Golf World's "100 Best Golf Shops for 2011" featured in World Golf Wire (online) - 2/2/11
PGA National Resort featured on Cityunlisted (online) as a Palm Beach Social Primer - 2/2/11
PGA National Resort Honor as Golf World's "100 Best Golf Shops for 2011" featured in The Golf Wire (online) - 2/1/11

2010

PGA National Resort & Spa Unveils Contemporary 'New Look' Golf Shop - July 26, 2010
Number 18 of the Champion Course rated as one of the "Toughest Par 5's on the PGA Tour" by GolfChannel.com
PGA National featured in Golfweek's Best Courses You Can Play
PGA National Golf Academy rated as one of the top practice facilities in the U.S. by Golf Digest
PGA National Resort & Spa- A Golfer's Dream, featured on AffluentMagazine.com
David Leadbetter Interview in Palm Beach Gardens Lifestyle June issue
PGA National Resort & Spa voted a Top 50 resort golf course in GolfWorld Readers' Choice awards

2008

Travel + Leisure Golf chooses PGA National Resort & Spa as one of the 2008 World's Best Golf Resorts - Sept, 2008
USA Today says The Bear Trap on the Champion Course is "one of the toughest stretches in golf." - May 7, 2008
Ernie Els is Back on Top with a Win at the 2008 Honda Classic - March 3, 2008
PGA National Resort & Spa Opens Renovated Palmer Course - Jan. 22, 2008

2007

PGA National Resort & Spa Renovates Palmer Course - Fall 2007
Champion Course No 15 Ranked Toughest Par 3 in Florida - August 2007
South Florida Sun-Sentinel names PGA National Resort & Spa in the Top Three Best Courses in South Florida - August 3, 2007
PGA National's Champion Course Ranked Toughest on the PGA TOUR in 2007 - March 2007
PGA National Unveils Renovations to Champion Course - February 2007

2006

Honda Classic Moves to PGA National Resort & Spa - July 12, 2006

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