FRIGATE BAY, ST. KITTS "“ February 2010 "“ Golf enthusiasts and celebrity athletes alike will once again head to The St. Kitts Marriott Resort for the 5th Annual Legends Golf Classic, April 21 "“ 25, 2010. The celebrated five-day event will feature two days of championship golf hosted by all-star athletes at the resort's Royal St. Kitts Golf Club, one of the Caribbean's top rated golf courses.
Former Super Bowl champion Bruce Smith, along with Major League Baseball legend David Stewart, will co-host this year's star-studded tournament. Past attendees have included pro-football Hall of Fame champion, Lawrence Taylor; Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith; former Miami Heat player and Championship NBA star Alonzo Mourning; and pro-football legend Jim Kelly, among others.
In honor of the event, the St. Kitts Marriott Resort is offering a special Legends golf package, which includes accommodations for four nights; along with a practice golf round; entry to the Legends Golf Classic where each foursome will be paired with a celebrity; two invitations to the Opening Gala; two seats at the coveted Awards Dinner; and two invitations to the Beach Bash. Breakfast and lunch are also included on days of the practice round and tournament. Rates start at $999 per room, based on double occupancy.
In addition to the celebrity filled golf tournament, the event will also include a Texas Hold'em Tournament of Stars held onsite at The Royal Beach Casino, the largest Vegas-style casino in the Caribbean. A silent auction and festivities such as the Grand Awards Ceremony and the 5th Annual Legend's Beach Bash will round out the week.
Over the course of the tournament, participants will have the opportunity to golf alongside celebrity athletes at St. Kitts Marriott Resort's onsite Royal St. Kitts Golf Club, which boasts an 18-hole, 71-par championship "links"-style course. Recently named “Leading Golf Resort, St. Kitts & Nevis" at the 2008 World Travel Awards, the lush 125-acre course features holes on both the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea and dramatic views of neighboring islands. Recently redesigned by renowned architect Thomas McBroom to showcase the island's diverse terrain and wildlife, the course at The Royal St. Kitts Golf Club is one of the highest-rated in the Caribbean.
For more information or to reserve a reservation for the 5th Annual Legends Golf Classic, please contact The Royal Beach Casino toll-free at (866) 302-9870.
The St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino is located in the Frigate Bay area of the island, just a 10-minute drive from the airport and capital city Basseterre. The resort offers over 450 generously appointed guest rooms and luxury suites. The golden sands of North Frigate Bay Beach, a championship golf course and the largest Vegas-style casino in the Caribbean help provide an unparalleled vacation experience. The resort also features a revitalizing spa, meeting facilities, the Pirates of St. Kitts Kids Club program, eight restaurants and two lounges that make it the ideal destination for families, couples and corporate travelers. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact the St. Kitts Marriott Resort directly at (869) 466.1200 or visit www.stkittsmarriott.com.