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St Mellion prepares for golfing Festival

By Cornish Guardian  |  Posted: June 26, 2013

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ANNIVERSARY celebrations at St Mellion International Resort will reach a climax next month with a Festival of Golf and the launch of a special deal to celebrate 25 years of the famous Nicklaus Signature Course.

The Nicklaus 25th Anniversary Deal, at £119, is only available in July and August, and gives golfers 18 holes on the Nicklaus Course, 18 holes on the Kernow Course (the resort's second European Tour course), a room in St Mellion's Four-Star Resort Hotel, a three-course dinner, and a Cornish breakfast, plus full use of St Mellion's Health Club which includes three pools.

David Moon, the resort's director of golf, said: "At this time of year The Nicklaus alone carries a green fee of up to £85 during the week, and £95 at the weekend.

"So we think that playing both courses, with dinner, bed and breakfast in our hotel – and a swim and gym if you're feeling energetic – for only just a little more money, is a fantastic deal."

Atmosphere

Alongside the special offer, St Mellion is running a special week-long Festival of Golf in mid-July, designed to encourage golfers from all over the UK to experience the atmosphere.

The 25th Anniversary St Mellion Festival of Golf runs from Sunday July 7 to Saturday July 13, and events include:

Sunday July 7: St Mellion Men's Open. Entry £45 per person. 18-Hole Medal for Category 1 players only & Stableford for all other categories. Coffee & bacon roll on arrival & prizes for each category.

Monday July 8: West Region PGA Pro-Am sponsored by Steve Bristow Stone Masonry. Entry £295 per team. 3 amateurs plus a PGA Professional. Coffee on arrival, 18-holes of Golf followed by a two-course meal & prizes. 4-Ball Better Ball Stableford.

Wednesday July 10: 25th Anniversary Members Trophy & BBQ. Entry £20 per person. Coffee on arrival, 18-holes of Golf & Prizes, followed by BBQ. Live music from the Jazz Company. Shotgun start @ 11.30am.

Saturday July 13: Texas Scramble (2-Person Team- Any combination). Entry £100 per team. Coffee on arrival, 18-holes of golf and prizes.

To access St Mellion International Resort's 25th Anniversary Deal, golfers can call 01579 352001, or email stmellion-accommodation@crown-golf.co.uk

To enter any of the Festival Of Golf events, golfers should call 01579 352023 or email stmellion-golfdays@crown-golf.co.uk

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