Sunriver Resort unveils spring, summer golf packages for 2007
Jan 26,2007 00:00 by Bend Weekly News Sources

Sunriver Resort, one of "America's Top 100 Golf Communities" (Travel & Leisure Golf, 2007), is offering a variety of attractive spring and summer golf packages aimed at virtually every audience.

Beginning in April when the 2007 golf season debuts, guests at the award-winning Central Oregon-based resort will enjoy golf at the Crosswater and Meadows courses, wind down in the Sage Springs Club & Spa and eventually retreat to their luxurious guestroom.

Sunriver Resort, a Destination Hotels & Resorts property located 15 miles south of Bend, has these value-laden packages available with lodging accommodations in either the Lodge Village guestrooms or suite or the River Lodges guestrooms. All packages include lodging, tee times, cart, range and putting course.

Crosswater Golf Course at Sunriver Resort, Central Oregon 
With the Crosswater Experience Package, guests will have the chance to play the same course that will be home to the JELD-WEN Tradition in August, one of the major tournaments on the Champions Tour.

Those opting for the Crosswater Experience Package* will play one round of golf per day on Crosswater -- one of the "Top 100 You Can Play" (Golf Magazine), "100 Best Residential Golf Courses" (Golfweek) and "America's 100 Greatest Courses" (Golf Digest).  Additionally, they get unlimited play on Meadows and the resort's third course, Woodlands, which are scheduled to open June 15.  Unlimited use of both driving range and putting course are included, and rates begin at $153.  Available dates include April 1 (or start of season) to June 14; Aug. 26-30; Sept. 3-6, 9-13, 16-20, 23-27; and the entire month of October.

Premier Golf & Spa Package* includes a mixture of golf and a spa treatment at the resort's Sage Springs Club & Spa.  Participants will play one round of golf per day on the course of their choice, and luxuriate in a 50-minute spa treatment (advance reservations recommended).  The package rates start at $250 for accommodations in a Lodge Village room, and $290 in the River Lodges.  Available dates include June 15 to Aug. 25; Aug. 31 to Sept.2; and Sept. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29.

The GO 3 Pass Package* is a newly introduced value pass, available to those staying in a Sunriver Resort vacation home or condomimium.  Participants receive one round of golf on Crosswater, plus two rounds of golf on either Meadows or Woodlands.  Package rates start at $169, and available dates include April 1 (or start of season) to June 14; Aug. 26-30; Sept. 3-6, 9-13, 16-20, 23-27; and the entire month of October

At Sunriver Resort, a perennial AAA Four-Diamond award winning property, a total of 236 guestrooms -- Lodge Village rooms and suites plus the beautifully appointed River Lodges, comprised of four two-story buildings that house 33 deluxe rooms -- are augmented by more than 400 vacation rental properties, featuring private homes and condominiums alike, ideal for families of all sizes.

Sunriver Resort features 28 tennis courts, 35 miles of paved bike paths, three swimming complexes, horseback riding, an indoor ragque bluc, canoeing and kayaking, whitewater rafting, fly-fishing, shopping village and a nature center. Framing the 3,800 acres of the Resort are hte Cascade Mountains, Deschutes River, towering pines and wide-open wilderness.

The JELD-WEN Tradition, Oregon's biggest golf event and one of five major championships on the Champions Tour, will be held Aug. 13-19 at the resort's Crosswater Golf Club. The tournament has moved from Portland, Oregon, to Crosswater for at least the next four years, while NBC has announced it will televise the event's final two rounds. Previous winners include Loren Roberts, Craig Stadler and Tom Watson. (For more information, visit

For more information about the available packages or resort offerings, visit the Sunriver Resort web site at, or call 1-800-737-1054.

*Package prices are per person, per day, based on minimum occupancy in the type of accommodation selected; Package rates are subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of booking; Packages require a two-night minimum stay; Packages include confirmed advance tee times plus cart, and access to range and putting course; Packages are not applicable to groups of 21 or more; Tax and assessment excluded; Some restrictions may apply.