Best teams to compete at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort for 2012 Golfweek Collegiate Division III series

DESTIN, FL, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The award winning Raven Golf Club and Baytowne Golf Club will host this year's Golfweek Division III Collegiate Men's and Women's Fall Preview Tournament this Oct. 13-16.

Thirty-three teams will have the opportunity to play on two of Florida's premier courses. The four day tournament will challenge players on two stunning courses. Golfers will play on the beautiful greens while having to overcome the courses' water hazards and sand bunkers to win the coveted title.

This event marks the first women's Division III tournament hosted by Golfweek. Fifteen women's teams will compete over 54 holes at the Baytowne Golf Club while 18 men's teams will compete at the Raven Golf Club.

This is the second year that Sandestin was selected to host a Golfweek Collegiate Series event. The 2013 NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Golf Championships will be hosted by Methodist University also at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

"We have witnessed some great golf on some outstanding courses, and with the year's lineup of players and venues, the event is getting even better," said Lance Ringler, Golfweek's assistant editor and collegiate events writer.

Sandestin has been named one of the Top Golf Resorts in the country by various national media, and voted 2012 "Best Courses You Can Play" by GolfWeek Magazine.

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About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was named the #1 resort on Florida's Emerald Coast. The resort invites guests to a world of 2,400 acres and 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,300 of the best Destin vacation rentals and hotel accommodations. A member of Visit South Walton and Visit Florida, the resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village with shopping, dining and nightlife.

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