News for the Hospitality Executive
Damien Craft Named Director of the Spa at Sawgrass
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (June 29, 2010) –Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa announces the addition of Damien Craft as director of the Spa at Sawgrass. Craft joined the Sawgrass Marriott to manage the resort’s 25,000 square-foot luxury facility.
“Damien has brought a new level of excellence to our spa by focusing on exemplary service and introducing several new luxury product lines,” said Jeff Mayers, general manager of the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa. “His leadership is one of the reasons our resort was recently selected as one of the Top 10 Best Relaxation/Spa Hotels in North America by the readers of TripAdvisor®”
Craft has extensive experience in resort management and has held positions at the Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, Calif., the Chumash Casino Resort and Spa in Santa Ynez, Calif., the Spa Grande at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui, Hawaii, and the La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA West in Palm Springs, Calif.
The Spa at Sawgrass has 19 treatment rooms, a wellness/fitness center, and a private pool. Guests are offered a full range of treatments and services, with a number of resort and spa packages available. Guests have full access to the spa’s 2,700 square-foot workout studio, daily fitness classes, pool, and men’s and women’s locker rooms. Training packages and a customized golf fitness program are also available.
For more information about the Spa at Sawgrass, call (904) 674-4772 or visit www.spaatsawgrass.com.
About Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, host of THE PLAYERS Championship, is Northeast Florida’s premiere destination for vacations, conferences and special events. The award-winning resort has been ranked as the #1 Best Golf Resort in Florida and the ninth best golf resort in the country by Travel and Leisure Golf Magazine. Guests of the resort have exclusive access to eight championship courses including THE PLAYERS Stadium course, a Pete Dye-designed course ranked by Golf.com as the
#1 best course to play in Florida and ranked #10 by Golf Magazine for best course to play in the United States. Other amenities of the resort include the Spa at Sawgrass and the Cabana Beach Club, a private and relaxing beachfront getaway for the entire family to enjoy the simple pleasures of Ponte Vedra Beach. The newly renovated club features private beach access, a Junior Olympic heated swimming pool, three restaurants, shower and changing facilities, a playground, towel service and beach rentals.
To visit the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, travel J. Turner Butler Boulevard East to State Road AIA South toward Ponte Vedra/St. Augustine. Turn right on PGA TOUR Boulevard and turn left into the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa.
For more information about the resort, call (904) 285-7777 or visit online at www.sawgrassmarriott.com.
Jeff Mayers, (904) 280-7000
Ogden, (904) 280-7960
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