POCONO MOUNTAINS, PA, April 12, 2018 – The snow has finally melted in the Pocono Mountains after numerous nor’easters in the month of March. As a result, golf courses in the region are now beginning to open for the season.The following Pocono Mountains courses have announced their weather-dependent opening dates:
Hideaway Hills Golf Club: Now Open
The Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort: Now Open
Country Club of the Poconos Municipal Golf Course: April 13
The Country Club at Woodloch Springs: April 13
Jack Frost National Golf Club: April 13
Mount Airy Casino Resort Golf Course: April 13
Pocono Manor Resort & Spa Golf Course: April 13
Split Rock Golf Club: April 13
Skytop Lodge Golf Course: April 13
Pocono Hills Golf Course (previously Fernwood Resort Golf Course): April 14
Buck Hill Golf Club: April 20
With temperatures in the 70s approaching this weekend and superb panoramic views of the Pocono Mountains, the area will welcome golfers to tee up and take advantage of the different golf packages, discounts, and even tournaments.
The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) will hold its 32nd Annual Hospitality Scholarship Golf Tournament at Buck Hill Golf Club on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Proceeds from the tournament go towards The PMVB Hospitality Scholarship Fund, assisting in educating students who are interested in getting into tourism and hospitality careers—the Poconos’ largest employment industry.
Golf packages, some including overnight stays, are available at a variety of courses and resorts. For a detailed and planned golf getaway, visitors can customize their own package. The Pocono Mountains Golf-A-Round Card is now available for purchase, featuring eight courses and offering golfers extraordinary savings. More information about golf in the Pocono Mountains can be found at PoconosGolf.com.
About the Pocono Mountains
With 2,400 square miles encompassing Pennsylvania’s Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon counties, the Pocono Mountains region is home to rolling mountain terrain, breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls, thriving woodlands, and 170 miles of winding rivers. Winters offer guests the opportunity to ski, snowboard, snow tube, and even snowshoe their way through snowy wonderlands encompassing over 163 ski trails, while summers also cater to the active traveler allowing exploration of 261 miles of hiking and biking trails, over 30 golf courses, whitewater rafting, boating, fishing, and open access to nine state and two national parks.
Pocono Mountains visitor information is available online at PoconoMountains.com or by phone at 800-POCONOS (800-762-6667). Follow @PoconoTourismPR on Twitter to stay current with up-to-date information. Established in 1934, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit, membership organization. The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the four counties of Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
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