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New Golf Packages, Academy Programs & Golfer’s Massage Debuting This Spring At California’s Top-Ranked Golf Resort

Featuring two 18-hole ocean-view courses designed by Tom Fazio and ranked by Golf Digest as two of America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses, Pelican Hill Golf Club® presents its spring seasonal packages and academy programs. Beginning in April 2012, Pelican Hill introduces The Tour Experience, Lower Your Golf Score Personalized Package and Two-Day Weekend Golf Academy Package.

“We’ve designed our newest experiences with personalized instruction, superb service and exclusive access to benefit golfers from near and far, especially for a spring golf getaway with spacious Villa accommodations for all of your buddies,” said Steve Friedlander, Vice President – Golf for Pelican Hill Golf Club. “Spring is the perfect time for golfers of all experience levels to tune up their golf technique at Pelican Hill Golf Academy, with one of America’s leading instruction professionals.”

Ranked California’s Top Golf Resort according to Condé Nast Traveler readers, Pelican Hill continues its One-Day, Two-Day and Half-Day Lower Your Scores Schools, led by Glenn Deck, one of Golf Magazine’s “Top 100 Teachers in America.” Available beginning in April 2012 and continuing throughout the year, new golf experiences include:

The Tour Experience at Pelican Hill
Golf Tips “Top 25 U.S. Instructor” Glenn Deck and Chiropractic Kinesiologist Dr. Charles Bareilles team up to offer a highly personalized game improvement program. Inspired by the success of Dr. Bareilles’ more than 75 clients on the PGA tour, Pelican Hill’s Tour Experience is a state-of-the art neurokinetics golf program, designed to analyze all aspects of your mind, body and golf game. During a personal club fitting session, each student will receive a custom set of clubs that best match their individual swing motion. While enjoying Five-Diamond service in a luxurious retreat setting, up to four students may participate in a four-day, three-night program and up to two students may participate in a three-day, two-night program.
Starting from $11,995 per student for an inclusive experience with accommodations, golf, instruction, custom golf clubs, massage, transportation, food and beverage (excluding alcohol). Limited dates are available for The Tour Experience due to Dr. Bareilles’ commitment to various PGA Tour events. For availability, please inquire with Glenn Deck at 949.467.5810.

Lower Your Golf Score Personalized Package
Learn from the best, and lower your scores. Customize your Golf Academy lessons* with Golf Tips magazine “Top 25 U.S. Instructor” Glenn Deck. Select four of the nine most important game improvement areas from the following: Full Swing, Driving, Putting, Pitching, Chipping, Bunker, Trouble Shots, Creating Distance, or Directional Control. This personalized package also includes:
•Four hours of private instruction (two private two-hour lessons for one player, or two semi-private two-hour lessons for two players together)
•Two rounds of ocean-view golf for each student on our Fazio-designed courses
•One night of accommodations
Starting from $1,095 for one student, or starting from $1,595 for two students booking instruction together. All package inclusions are exclusive of any applicable taxes, gratuities, and service charges. Rates based on double occupancy.
*Please note that lesson with Glenn Deck must be set up in advance.

This spring, Pelican Hill Golf Academy offers the following packages and programs:

Golfer’s Massage
Designed to enhance your game, this 50-minute deep massage relieves and reduces muscle tension, joint pain and stiffness. A full-body massage uses golf balls to apply specific friction, kneading and pressure maneuvers that relax and warm golfer’s muscles, treating one zone at a time and improving overall flexibility. This massage is recommended as a pre-game or post-game treatment by Pelican Hill Golf Academy Director of Instruction Glenn Deck.
$210* Mondays – Thursdays, or $260* Fridays – Sundays
*Prices exclude tax and gratuity.

Two-Day Weekend Golf Academy Package
Available March 24 &25, April 21 & 22, May 12 & 13, June 9 & 10
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.
•Two full days (14 hours) of instruction with “Top 25 U.S. Instructor” Glenn Deck
•One 18-hole playing lesson with Glenn Deck
•Lunch with the Golf Pro on Saturday & Sunday
•A personal teaching tool is included
•One night of accommodations
Starting from $1,595 for one student, or starting from $2,795 for two students booking accommodations together. 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 March 24 & 25, April 21 & 22, May 12 & 13, June 9 & 10
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 March 24, April 21, May 12 & June 9
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 lower your scores. Includes special scoring tool.
$475 per student, with lunch included

Half-Day Lower Your Scores Schools

Putting School
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on March 24, April 21, May 12 & June 9
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 set up 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 March 24, April 21, May 12 & June 9
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 March 25, April 22, May 13 & June 10
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 March 25, April 22, May 13 & June 10
Improve your course management and scoring skills out on the course. Learn how to make the most out of you 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

Women’s Golf Academy Weekend Clinics
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 10, April 14, May 19 & June 16
Ladies learn the game or polish fundamentals at monthly full-day clinics. Participate in a three-hour small group instruction session (four-to-one student-to-instructor ratio) with one of our certified PGA professionals, covering putting, short game and full-swing. Practice during nine holes of instructor-led group play on one of two oceanfront courses. Complimentary lunch at Pelican Grill is included, as well as a special 20% discount on merchandise purchased at the Golf Pro Shop during the day(s) of your clinic.
$595 per student per 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

Golf Academy reservations may be arranged by calling Glenn Deck at 949.467.5810. Additional offers available year-round include:

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

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 Stay & Play Package
This package includes two rounds of golf on one of Pelican Hill’s Fazio-designed courses, as well as complimentary parking, Internet, and access to pool, fitness center and spa amenities.
Starting from $695 per night, based on double occupancy

Pelican Hill Golf Academy
Pelican Hill Golf Academy is a preeminent institution of golf instruction in California. The dedicated teaching facilities include two greens, bunkers and artificial-surface driving tees and panoramic views of the courses and Pacific Ocean. The Academy holds a variety of half-day golf schools, full-day short game programs, full-day full swing schools coupled with playing lessons, total game evaluations, private lessons, and specialty golf schools year-round.

One weekend every month, the Pelican Hill Golf Academy holds four different half-day golf schools and each one is dedicated to a specific part of the game of golf. The Academy features Putting schools, Chip, Pitch, and Bunker schools, Full Swing schools, and Playing Schools, to enhance or improve whatever specific area needs improving. Private lessons are available at all times to provide customized and individual instruction based on the skill level of any player.

About Pelican Hill®
Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, 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-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, as Condé Nast Traveler’s #1 U.S. Resort and #1 California Golf Resort (2011 Readers’ Choice Awards), 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.