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Grand Cypress' Tracy Mateer Named to Women in Film and Television Board
Mateer, a 16+-year employee of the Villas of Grand Cypress, is responsible for coordinating all photo shoots and filming that occur at The Villas, Grand Cypress Academy of Golf and Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed Grand Cypress Golf Club. She also serves as public relations coordinator and assistant to the property’s general manager.
Previous clients and shoots at the resort include Buick, EA Sports, Wheat Thins/Nabisco, Muscle Milk, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Accenture, Titleist, Michelob Ultra, Aleve, Old Mutual Insurance, Polo/Ralph Lauren, Playboy, Starkey Hearing Aids and Adams Golf.
Honored as the Outstanding Administrative Employee of the Year by the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association (CFHLA), Mateer is a resident of Orlando.
Villas of Grand Cypress is located in the Lake Buena Vista area of Orlando, just minutes from Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando. The resort can be conveniently accessed by driving, via Interstate 4, or by flying into Orlando International Airport (MCO). For additional information about the Villas of Grand Cypress Golf Resort, visit the web site at www.grandcypress.com 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 www.benchmarkhospitality.com.
GOLF MEDIA ARTICLES
Golf Courses of Study: Great Resorts That Will Teach You a Lesson
The curriculum at the Grand Cypress Academy of Golf, in Orlando, FL is nearly as wide-ranging as the rides at nearby theme parks. This GOLF Magazine Top 25 school spreads across 21 acres of grassy golf laboratories. The most intensive course of study is in the Fred Griffin Players School, a three-day program with only six students and two instructors including GOLF Magazine Top 100 instructor Fred Griffin himself. The school employs use of a ModelGolf swing analysis overlay, club recommendations based on the latest swing analysis and launch monitor data, two nine-hole playing lessons, and a one-year membership in the Academy’s on-line Personal Improvement Program. Grand Cypress also offers a variety of other schools ranging from the Mental Impact program— Dr. Ryan Caserta’s curriculum that teaches the mental game through sport-specific eye training— to women’s’ and junior programs. ... Read More
Valentine to the Villas of Grand Cypress
You’re traveling on Florida’s Interstate 4, south from the Convention Center and International Drive down to the Lake Buena Vista exit. You’ve been knocking around “I Drive” in all its cheesy “internationalism,” or maybe you’ve been up at Universal Studios. Now you’re rental vehicle is descending into Disney World / Epcot air space, bracing for the whole weltanschauung of that. Turn right at the end ...Read More