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December 16, 2011

Golden Horseshoe Hosts 13th Millennium Golf Tournament January 7-8

Colonial Williamsburg’s Golden Horseshoe hosts the 13th annual Millennium golf tournament Jan. 7-8, 2012. The “one-time-only” event began in 2000 and was so popular it returned the following year. The tournament consists of 36 holes on the Green and Gold courses. Saturday’s round begins with a shotgun start on the Green Course at 10 a.m., and the final round Sunday begins at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start on the Gold Course.

Saturday’s format is captain’s choice, while Sunday’s format is a four-ball (two-person, best-ball) format. Handicaps will be used to determine Saturday’s pairings. Flights will be determined by Saturday’s score. Teams are composed of two amateur golfers as defined by the USGA Rules of Golf. Each team’s 36-hole score will determine the winners.

The entry fee of $410 per team includes tournament rounds and carts, practice rounds (pay cart fees only), practice balls prior to tournament rounds, tee gift, continental breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, awards presentation and Saturday evening buffet dinner. For information or to obtain a registration form, call 757-220-7696. Entry deadline is Jan. 2, 2012.

Special room rates are available at official Colonial Williamsburg hotels by calling 1-800-447-8679 and asking for the Millennium Golf Classic participant rate.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration and presentation of the 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg offers more than 1,000 guest rooms among five hotels, including the landmark Williamsburg Inn, four historic dining taverns and six other restaurants, a full-service 20,000-square-foot spa, 45 holes of golf at the Golden Horseshoe golf courses and 67,000 square feet of conference space centered at the renovated and expanded Williamsburg Lodge. Purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the Foundation’s preservation, research and educational programs. Philanthropic support by individuals, corporations, and foundations benefits the educational mission of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s website at

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Barbara Brown
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