Championship Golf Florida Resort Style
Enjoy award-winning tropical resort amenities with a combined 36 holes of championship golf at the Marco Island Marriott Golf Resort with two stunning "Resort-Private" courses where golf and nature are coupled in perfect harmony.
The Rookery Course
The Rookery course recently redesigned by acclaimed golf course designers Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy features wall‐to‐wall Platinum Paspalum turf enhancing visual appeal and overall playability. Additionally, just complete are the upgrades to the course’s Clubhouse, a return to an “Old Florida” interior theme with new furnishings, flooring, lighting, and more.
With an emphasis on the boundless beauty of the area's natural environment, the golf course at Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club is designed to provide an enjoyable challenge to all golfers, regardless of their level of play. The course, designed by Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy, is a par 72 Championship golf course with 18 individual and distinct holes. The contours, shape and orientation of the course greens were designed with the approach shot in mind. The green surroundings re also fashioned to present the golfer with a variety of shot options. Multiple tees are provided at each hole, allowing increased playability for juniors, seniors, and beginners, while offering a challenge to low handicappers and professionals. Bunkers are strategically positioned to challenge the risk taker, and, in some cases. direct the placement shots-all intended to add to the course's visual appeal and uniqueness.
Marriott Golf Names Marco Island location as Golf Property of the Year for 2014!
Marriott Golf, one of the world’s premier golf operators, announced that the Marco Island Marriott Golf Resort, featuring the Rookery at Marco and Hammock Bay Golf courses, has been named the Golf Property of the Year for 2014. Criteria for the award are based on performance excellence in the following areas: Sales, Profit Margin, Customer Satisfaction, Associate Satisfaction, Personnel Development, Leadership and more. “I want to commend the leadership and the entire team at the Marco Island Marriott Golf Resort for an unmatched effort in managing an amazing golf experience for their Members and Guests,” said Claye Atcheson, Vice President, Marriott Golf.
About Marriott Golf Marriott Golf manages 50 golf courses at 37 locations in 11 countries, offering nearly 1,000 holes of championship golf for seven Marriott International Lodging brands. For more information, visit marriottgolf.com.
Anthony Schmid & Scott Lien Named by the PGA Southwest Florida Chapter as Co-Merchandisers of the Year for 2014
Please join me in congratulating Anthony Schmid (Head Golf Professional at Hammock Bay) and Scott Lien (Head Golf Professional at the Rookery) representing the Marco Island Marriott Golf Resort in being named, by the PGA Southwest Florida Chapter, as co-Merchandisers of the Year in the resort category for 2014. This award recognizes excellence in purchasing, visual display, innovative promotional programs, etc., and the financial success of the retail operation. Anthony and Scott are extremely prideful and passionate about this part of our business. Their shops are always visually inviting, clean, and well-stocked with traditional and “what’s hot” apparel and equipment. Also, they do a great job in involving the apprentice professionals and interns in the retail process.
The Marco Island Marriott Golf Resort Achieves Environment Sustainability Performance Award (ESPA)
The Rookery and Hammock Bay golf courses, representing the Marco Island Marriott Golf Resort, are the first two properties in 2015 and only the 6th and 7th courses in the Marriott Golf portfolio to achieve this award. This achievement signifies a commitment to excellence in managing the property to the highest environmental standard and exemplifies your department’s dedication to sustainability!
The Marriott Golf ESPA Program is based on four key achievement criteria including:
- Audubon Certification
- Water Conservation
- Carbon Footprinting
- Environmental Scorecard
Environmental sustainability is a hallmark of Marriott International’s commitment to the world’s environment.