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Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Announces Master PGA Professional, Kellie Stenzel to Join Golf Program

Top-100 Teacher to Lead Golf Instruction for Hotel Guests and Club Members At South Florida Resort

February 11, 2015  |  This information originated in American English.

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort today announced that Master PGA Professional, Kellie Stenzel will be the new lead golf instructor for hotel guests and club members. Rated continuously as a Top-50 Teacher by Golf for Women and a Top-100 Teacher in the nation by Golf Magazine, Stenzel has over 22 years of experience teaching the game.  She played collegiately at South Carolina's Furman University and professionally for several years on tours around the world including the Futures Tour, European Tour, Asian Tour, South African Tour and Australian Tour. Stenzel's Academy will feature Scott Munroe, another Golf Magazine Top 100 instructor along with other accomplished instructors.  The Academy will offer a variety of instructional services for hotel guests and club members ranging from private lessons to golf schools while incorporating the latest in swing technology and club fitting. The resort also has plans to develop a junior program and first-time player program.

Boca Raton Resort has two distinguished 18-hole championship golf courses, including the signature Par-71 Resort Course. A "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary" which ensures the course preserves and enhances wildlife habitat and protects natural resources, the Resort Course is known for its distinctive water feature designed by Hugh Hughes. The Country Club Course is a Par-72 and features a signature 18-hole island green while playing to over 7,000 yards.

 A renowned expert on golf instruction, Kellie Stenzel has published three women's golf books: "The Women's Guide to Golf: A Handbook for Beginners," "The Women's Guide to Consistent Golf," and "The Women's Guide to Lower Scores," in addition to being a contributing writer for Golf For Women and WorldGolf.com. Raised in New York, she comes from a long line of golfers with her grandfather and father both spending time on the PGA Tour.

Other prominent professionals who have taught at Boca Raton Resort include Sam Snead and Tommy Armour.

From arrival to departure, guests of Boca Raton Resort are welcomed by True Waldorf Service - a service initiative that assigns a personal concierge to each qualified guest who acts as their primary contact, before, during and - an industry first - after a stay, to guarantee every want and request is met.

Boca Raton Resort participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest rewards program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at more than 4,100 hotels worldwide.

Nightly rates start at $199. For tee times or more information on golf at Boca Raton Resort & Club, please call (561) 447-3419 or visit http://www.bocaresort.com/play/golf/.  To learn more about the Boca Raton Resort or for hotel reservations, please call 1-888-543-1286 or visit www.bocaresort.com. For more information about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.waldorfastoria.com or news.waldorfastoria.com.

Contacts:
Lisa Cole
Hilton Worldwide
+1 305 866 3646
lisa.cole@hilton.com

Megan Sterritt
For Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
+1 305 351 5009
msterritt@h-mllc.com

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