Innisbrook celebrates Halloween with Ghoulf Clinics and Haunted Hallow Trail
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Ghoulf Clinics are part of Innisbrooks Halloween events.
Top Florida golf resort pokes some spooky fun at itself
INNISBROOK, FL (September 21, 2010) – What can you do at a noted golf resort this Halloween? Well, at Innisbrook, you can take a Ghoulf lesson, of course!
Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort, in Florida’s Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg area, is offering a tongue-in-cheek Ghoulf Clinic on both Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30. The clinics run both nights from 6-7 p.m. and are part of the resort’s 2nd Annual Haunted Hallow Trail at its Loch Ness Monster Pool. Golfers of all ages and abilities attending the Trail are welcome, and costumes are encouraged.
The Haunted Hallow is open from 6-9 p.m. The Trail, filled with 11 scenes inhabited by creepy creatures and sounds as well as haunted waterslides, opens at dark around 7 p.m. The event also features dive-in scary movies and cartoons, photos with werewolves, a costume contest and more. Family of four tickets cost $40 and can be purchased in advance by calling 727-942-2000. Day-of-event admission costs $15 for adults and $10 for children under 10. Children under four will be admitted free of charge. Each ticket includes one hamburger or hot dog, one soft drink, chips and one trick-or-treat candy bag for children.
Halloween weekend room rates at one of Innisbrook’s 600 suites begin at $119 per night. To make a room reservation, call 800-492-6899 or visit www.innisbrookgolfresort.com.
Owned by Sheila C. Johnson and managed by Salamander Hospitality, Innisbrook recently completed over $26 million in resort-wide renovations to include new restaurants and a gourmet market, the addition of a new 20,000-square-foot spa and fitness center, and enhancements to its golf courses, clubhouses, lodging and tennis facilities. Innisbrook is the home to the PGA TOUR Transitions Championship played at the Copperhead Course, and the ISPA Legends Tour Open Championship played at the Island Course.
Innisbrook’s Haunted Hollow Trail is created in conjunction with Lolain Dobbs of KLA Productions.
About Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort
Operated by Salamander Hospitality, Innisbrook is situated on 900 wooded acres of rolling hills in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area on Florida’s Gulf Coast, and is located just 25 minutes from Tampa International Airport. Recently and completely renovated, the resort features 72 holes of championship golf, 608 spacious guest suites and rooms, four restaurants and three bars, the Innisbrook Golf Institute, 11 tennis courts, the new luxury Indaba Spa with 12 treatment rooms and state-of-the-art Fitness Center, six heated swimming pool complexes, a nature preserve, and three conference halls with 65,000 square feet of meeting space. The resort hosts the annual PGA TOUR Transitions Championship at its famed Copperhead Course, and the LPGA-supported ISPA Legends Tour Open Championship, held annually at the equally challenging Island Course. Innisbrook is a member of the prestigious Preferred Hotels & Resorts, and Preferred Golf Club programs. For additional information call 727.942.2000 or visit www.innisbrookgolfresort.com.
About Salamander Hospitality
Salamander Hospitality is a privately owned and operated company based in Middleburg, VA, just outside Washington, D.C. Founded by entrepreneur Sheila C. Johnson in 2005, the company manages and develops hotels, resorts and inns that reflect the authenticity and character of their surrounding environment. The portfolio currently includes the recently renovated Innisbrook resort near Tampa, FL., host to the PGA TOUR Transitions Championship every March and the LPGA Legends Tour Open Championship in November; Woodlands Inn near Charleston, SC, which is one of only six properties in North America to hold Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond ratings for both accommodations and dining; and the under-construction Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, a 340-acre equestrian-themed resort located near Washington, D.C. Salamander Hospitality also operates Market Salamander, a division of gourmet prepared food markets with locations in Middleburg and Innisbrook, and Salamander Touch, a boutique lifestyle store in Middleburg. For additional information, call (540) 687-3710 or visit www.salamanderhospitality.com.