FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2012
Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains Introduces Family Golf Month
(POCONO MOUNTAINS, PA.) - Parents who wish to get their kids out of video-game mode and into outdoor activities can take advantage of area-wide freebies and golf specials through Pocono Mountains' Family Golf Month in July.
Free golf clinics, family-friendly scrambles and golf round discounts are available at many of 30+ golf courses in the four-county region of eastern Pennsylvania throughout the month, giving adult golfers an incentive to bring their children on the course.
"The Pocono Mountains are known for summer family fun, and we wanted to dedicate time to encourage our next generation of golfers to get in the game," said Carl Wilgus, President of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. "By encouraging kids to enjoy an outdoor sport, we help parents and families stay active and enjoy our natural beauty."
Golf specials offered to the public during July include the following:
Along with the golf specials at individual courses, the Pocono Golf-A-Round card is still available which offers two $25 rounds at eight of the area courses. Families can also enjoy the many Fourth of July activities in the Pocono Mountains with fireworks at Woodloch Resort and golf specials throughout the region.
See www.poconosgolf.com/ for more specials and information.
About "Pocono Mountains: Discover Golf's Great Destination Secret"
The Pocono Mountains has long been known to avid travelers and mountain aficionados for its lush, relaxing family-friendly ambiance and romantic setting, as well as its fall foliage, winter skiing, spring-summer outdoor recreation options and natural beauty. Numerous lakes, parks and other environmental wonderlands are found throughout the four-county Pocono Mountains region.
A venerable destination that has welcomed generations of travelers, the Pocono Mountains has undergone a renaissance over the last few years. While renovations have swept through stately and historic resorts, other properties have joined the mix. Gaming at Mount Airy Casino Resort and the award-winning Jack Frost National -- named a "Best New" and "Best You Can Play" course by leading industry publications -- are two of the many exciting additions.
Attributes of the golf-and-resort properties and destination include:
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