North Lake Tahoe, CA (July 22, 2010) — Lake Tahoe boasts more than a dozen golf courses around its shores and with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe, golfers now have premier accommodations to go with the region’s famous courses. “North Lake Tahoe is one of the best golf destinations in the country,” said Steven Holt, Director of Public Relations for the resort, “With the opening of The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, now there is a luxury hotel too.”
Gray’s Crossing, a newly open to the public 18-hole course created by Peter Jacobsen/ Jim Hardy and Old Greenwood, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course are two of North Lake Tahoe’s premier golfing experiences. In honor of its debut Summer season, The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe has combined overnight accommodations at the Tahoe’s first luxury resort with two rounds of golf, one at Gray’s and one at Old Greenwood.
The “Gray’s and Greenwood” golf package is available now through October 24, with rates from $449 per night and includes two nights accommodations with overnight valet parking, one 18-hole round of golf per day at Old Greenwood or Gray’s Crossing, including golf cart and practice balls. A two-night minimum stay is required. Additional rounds can be purchased through the Concierge Desk at The Ritz-Carlton Highlands.
Ritz-Carlton guests will enjoy championship golf throughout Lake Tahoe as well as preferred access and tee times at both Old Greenwood and Gray’s Crossing. The resort’s signature Mountain Concierge will store and stage golfers’ clubs daily on the slopeside terrace, as well as book tee times and provide information on the regions many courses.
For more information or to confirm hotel reservations at The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe please visit www.ritzcarlton.com/laketahoe, contact your travel professional or call toll-free reservations at 800-241-3333.
The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe is the first new-build resort to open in the Lake Tahoe area in decades. Nestled mid-mountain on the Northstar-at-Tahoe™ Resort, the Northern California contemporary mountain retreat opened on December 9, 2009 and features mountain concierge services for golfing, mountain biking and hiking in the summer and slope-side ski-in, ski-out access in winter. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Manzanita was created by James Beard Award-winning San Francisco chef Traci Des Jardins and features her seasonal French-inspired California cuisine. The Highlands Spa is a 17,000 square foot spa and fitness center with treatments and therapies themed around water and the woods. Guests enjoy preferred tee times and access to Old Greenwood and Gray’s Crossing Golf Courses in the nearby historic town of Truckee. An inter-mountain gondola connects guests between the nearby Village-at-Northstar and The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe resort, a short 10 minute drive from the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. The year-round destination resort includes 170 guest rooms, 23 private Ritz-Carlton Residences and 25 Ritz-Carlton Destination Club residences.
Steven H. Holt
Director of Public Relations
The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe
SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton Highlands