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Goergen Named Sales Manager at Grand Cypress Golf Resort





Orlando, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2011) –Renee Goergen has been named golf sales manager at Villas of Grand Cypress Golf Resort, Orlando’s premier golf resort. In this position, Goergen will work to attract groups of 12 or more golfers and facilitate golf outings for the resort’s corporate clients.


Goergen comes to Grand Cypress from PGA National Resort and Spa, where she spent the last five years as golf sales manager and where she began her passion for playing golf.

Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, she received her Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Recreation Management with a concentration in Tourism Marketing, Sports and Recreation Management from Niagara University in NY. A big sports fanatic, especially for Buffalo teams, she also worked as a game day promoter for Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Fla.


Villas of Grand Cypress is an award-winning resort centrally located in Orlando and adjacent to Walt Disney World®. It provides a secure, secluded, natural environment on 1,500 acres. The resort offers 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature Design golf. The North, South and East nines form a 27-hole combination of classic Nicklaus challenges, which place a premium on strategy and accuracy. The New Course is an authentic links experience, inspired by the Old Course at St. Andrews, featuring 18 holes that are so admired by tour pros, they utilize it to prepare for the British Open.


Spacious accommodations are ideally positioned along the fairways and waterways, ranging from Club Suites to Luxury Guest Villas, with one to four bedrooms. Each provides spectacular views of the waterways, or fairways of the North Course, with private terraces, high-speed Internet access, flat-screen televisions, large baths, among other features.


For additional information about the Villas of Grand Cypress Golf Resort, visit the web site at or call (877) 330-7376.


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The property is managed by Benchmark Hospitality International, a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™.  The independent company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers.  Benchmark Hospitality is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations.  Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston.  The company’s northeast regional office is in New Jersey, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark’s properties and additional information, visit


Karen Moraghan
Hunter Public Relations


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