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The Carolina Inn Introduces Four Exclusive Golf Packages

Golf Packages with UNC Finley's Golf Club, Governor's Club and The Preserve at Jordan Lake

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (August 6, 2009) - The historic Carolina Inn introduces four new exclusive golf packages featuring renowned golf courses designed by Tom Fazio (Finley Golf Course), Jack Nicklaus (Governors Club) and Davis Love III (The Preserve at Jordan Lake) - all architects with ties to the University of North Carolina (UNC).

The Carolina Classic is a three-round, two-night package as low as $324 per person, per night based on double occupancy.

The Mulligan is a two-round, one-night package as low as $282 per person, per night based on double occupancy.

The Bogey is a one-round, one-night package as low as $182 per person, per night based on double occupancy.

His and Hers Tee/Tea for Two highlights the unique amenities of The Carolina Inn with award-winning golf on one of the three courses and award-winning afternoon tea in the lobby, plus a $25 American Express Gift Card, as low as $239 per person, per night based on double occupancy.

All packages feature deluxe accommodations, golf on your choice of three courses, cart usage, use of practice facilities on day of play and $25 food and beverage credit to be used towards breakfast, lunch or dinner at the award-winning Carolina Crossroads Restaurant.

To book a reservation or learn more, call 800-962-8519 or visit www.CarolinaInn.com/chapel-hill-golf-specials.php.
The championship Finley Golf Course at UNC is nestled deep in the heart of the lush splendor of historic Chapel Hill and bordered by towering pines. For more than half a century, the fairways and greens of this Carolina jewel have challenged a who's who of UNC and ACC collegiate champions past and present. Finley was redesigned by world-renowned golf architect Tom Fazio in 1999, and the final result is impressive. A look that's timeless; flawless conditions; a range of holes for all skill levels; a course you'll move to the top of your must-play list.
Governors Club, a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, has been a U.S. Open Regional Qualifying Site. Nicklaus no doubt was attracted to the area when he oldest son Jack II was playing golf for the Tar Heels in the 1980s. Situated along wooded valleys with lush foliage, the private course follows the natural contours of Edwards Mountain and winds through the upscale neighborhoods of Governors Club. It is challenging yet rewarding. The 600-foot elevation changes reveal the spectacular beauty of stone walls, rocky creeks, and soaring maple and pine trees.
Located at the shores of Jordan Lake, the Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club is a semi-private golf course designed by Davis Love III, who starred for the Tar Heels in the 1980s. The Preserve was voted one of America's Top 40 new golf courses by Golfweek Magazine and has been designated as an Audubon International Certified Sanctuary Golf Course. With that honor comes the responsibility to uphold the principles of environmental stewardship. The Preserve's goal is to provide the best golfing experience possible while maintaining a refuge for wildlife in a healthy environment.
About the Carolina Inn
Recognized as one of America's "cultural resources worthy of preservation," The Carolina Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places with elite status as a AAA Four Diamond Award Hotel and Mobil Four Star Award-Winning Dining at the Carolina Crossroads Restaurant. From the day it opened in 1924, the 184-room Inn has played an important role in the life of the University of North Carolina and the Chapel Hill community. As one of only four hotels in North Carolina built before 1925 to remain in continuous operation, it has long been one of the most popular sites in North Carolina for special events, weddings, business meetings, and academic conferences with over 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. In addition to having a rich cultural history, The Carolina Inn is architecturally significant, blending elements of antebellum Southern plantation houses with Georgian and neoclassical features often found in the Northeast. The original front of the building was modeled after the Potomac River front of Mt. Vernon. The Carolina Inn is one of more than 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the country.  www.carolinainn.com