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KILLINGTON RESORT PROVIDES CONVENIENT, QUICK GOLF STACATION VALUE

04/15/2009

KILLINGTON, Vt. – Just a quick drive from most major East Coast metropolitan areas, Killington Resort’s 18-hole championship golf course offers an outstanding value and a quick "Staycation" opportunity.

In addition, the Killington Region features 15 courses within an hours drive, offering golfers the option of playing at a different golf course every day, including Killington’s Green Mountain National, Proctor-Pittsford Country Club and the Rutland Country Club.
 
The Killington Grand Resort Hotel sits just 200 yards from the first tee of the Killington Golf Course and offers Mountain Golf Getaways starting at just starting at $100 per person/per night, including lodging, greens fees and cart for early-season stays prior to June 20. Regular-season (beginning June 21) rates start at $123 per person/per night. Rates are based upon two people in studio room.

Many condominium properties also surround the Killington Golf Course, offering very reasonable Mountain Golf Getaway rates starting at $86 per person/per night, including lodging, greens fees and cart for stays prior to June 20. Regular-season rates start at $100 per person/per night. Rates are based upon four people in a two-bedroom condo.

Regardless of skill level or handicap, the breathtaking panoramas, gentle mountain breezes and all 18 holes of the Killington Golf Resort combine to offer a refreshing round for any golfer. The mountainous terrain of the par-72 Geoffrey Cornish-designed course challenges even the most polished of players, while allowing novices to enjoy a unique course in a beautiful alpine setting.

Killington’s 6,168-yard course features generous greens, tree-lined fairways and the Roaring Brook that comes into play on eight holes. Additionally, three more holes feature water hazards, while challenging bunkers surround 15 of the 18 greens. Three par-5s are showcased on the front nine, including the 510-yard 2nd hole, the longest on the course.

The golf training facility at Killington is available to fine tune every aspect of the game, featuring a 12,000-square-foot practice putting green, 14-station driving range, pitching and chipping areas and practice sand bunkers. The Clubhouse Grill is open daily for lunch.

About Killington Resort
The largest winter and summer resort in eastern North America, Killington summers offer lift-served hiking and mountain biking, a championships 18-hole golf course and the Pico Mountain Adventure Center with guided horseback trips, Alpine Slides, mini golf and more. Killington winters offer the most diverse ski and snowboard terrain in the east, an expansive lift network, the most extensive snowmaking system in the world and numerous off-mountain activities, including après, dining, shopping and lodging options. www.Killington.com

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