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JEKYLL ISLAND, GEORGIA

Golf & Bridge on the Golden Isles

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Program #19895RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elevation Note
Elevation is just above sea level.

Equipment Requirements
Golf clubs, golf balls, golf tees and any comfort items such as hats, bug spray, sunscreen, etc. you consider necessary.

Itinerary for Oct 6 — Oct 11, 2013

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Type: Hotel

Description: Jekyll Island, sometimes referred to as the "best kept secret" in the Southeast, offers its own unique and unspoiled natural beauty in a barrier island setting.

Contact info:
200 Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 USA
phone: 912-635-3733
web: info@jekyllislandhamptoninn.com

Room amenities: Featuring cloud nine - the Hampton Inn experience in all guest rooms. Mini-fridge with microwave and coffee maker in all rooms. All rooms have 32" flatscreen TVs. Outdoor pool and patio. Free US Today in hotel lobby.

Facility amenities: This is a brand new beachfront hotel offering a unique getaway.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $159.00 plus tax
Reservations need to be made by contacting the hotel directly.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, October 06 - Golf and Bridge Orientation
Afternoon: Arrive on Jekyll Island, GA and check into the Hampton Inn & Suites. Also, check in with the Road Scholar facilitator and you'll receive a program packet containing your name tag, most up-to-date schedule, and other helpful information.

Dinner: Dinner will be at the historic Jekyll Island Club. The Club Hotel is Jekyll Island's only four-star resort and National Historic Landmark. Enjoy elegant surroundings and simple pleasures. Its impressive members included such luminaries as J.P. Morgan, William Rockefeller, Vincent Astor, Joseph Pulitzer, William K. Vanderbilt, and other recognizable names on the roster were Macy, Goodyear and Gould.

Evening: Orientation will take place in the hotel's conference room while we discuss program details and activities. We’ll give you a little overview of what you can expect over the next few days.

Lodging: Hampton Inn and Suites

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Jekyll Island, sometimes referred to as the "best kept secret" in the Southeast, offers its own unique and unspoiled natural beauty in a barrier island setting.

Contact info:
200 Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 USA
phone: 912-635-3733
web: info@jekyllislandhamptoninn.com

Room amenities: Featuring cloud nine - the Hampton Inn experience in all guest rooms. Mini-fridge with microwave and coffee maker in all rooms. All rooms have 32" flatscreen TVs. Outdoor pool and patio. Free US Today in hotel lobby.

Facility amenities: This is a brand new beachfront hotel offering a unique getaway.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $159.00 plus tax
Reservations need to be made by contacting the hotel directly.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, October 07 - Golf Instruction/18 holes of golf/Advanced Bridge
Breakfast: Choose from a variety of delicious breakfast items at the Hampton Inn’s Hot Breakfast Bar, including: freshly made waffles, hearty oatmeal with toppings, and enjoy all the juice or coffee you can drink. Muffins, Danish, bagels, yogurt and fresh fruit are always available. Seasonal items may vary from day to day.

Morning: Depart for Jekyll Island Golf facility instruction begins around 9:00 a.m. Short game will be the emphasis of the clinic. Group instruction includes putting, chipping and full swing, etc.

Lunch: Lunch at the golf course grill.

Afternoon: Jekyll Island has been a golf destination since 1898, when Jekyll Island Club members added the first course on the island. Today, Jekyll Island boasts 63 holes of golf on three 18-hole courses and one 9-hole course. The 18 hole courses are Pine Lakes (renovated in 2002), Indian Mound (named after the oyster shell middens left by native peoples), and the popular Oleander (on the grounds of the 34th oldest course in the US). The group will play 18 holes of golf.

Dinner: Enjoy a plated dinner served at the hotel.

Evening: Review Staymen & Transfers, week two bids and responses.

Lodging: Hampton Inn and Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Jekyll Island, sometimes referred to as the "best kept secret" in the Southeast, offers its own unique and unspoiled natural beauty in a barrier island setting.

Contact info:
200 Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 USA
phone: 912-635-3733
web: info@jekyllislandhamptoninn.com

Room amenities: Featuring cloud nine - the Hampton Inn experience in all guest rooms. Mini-fridge with microwave and coffee maker in all rooms. All rooms have 32" flatscreen TVs. Outdoor pool and patio. Free US Today in hotel lobby.

Facility amenities: This is a brand new beachfront hotel offering a unique getaway.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $159.00 plus tax
Reservations need to be made by contacting the hotel directly.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, October 08 - Golf instruction/18 Holes of Golf/Advanced Bridge
Breakfast: Choose from a variety of delicious breakfast items at the Hampton Inn’s Hot Breakfast Bar, including: freshly made waffles, hearty oatmeal with toppings, and enjoy all the juice or coffee you can drink. Muffins, Danish, bagels, yogurt and fresh fruit are always available. Seasonal items may vary from day to day.

Morning: Depart for Jekyll Island Golf facility instruction begins around 9:00 a.m. About a 10 minute drive. Short game will be the emphasis of the clinic. Participants will work on putting, chipping and full swing, etc.

Lunch: Lunch at the golf course grill.

Afternoon: The group will play 18 holes of golf.

Dinner: Enjoy dinner at a favorite local restaurant.

Evening: Two suited hands and reverses.

Lodging: Hampton Inn and Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Jekyll Island, sometimes referred to as the "best kept secret" in the Southeast, offers its own unique and unspoiled natural beauty in a barrier island setting.

Contact info:
200 Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 USA
phone: 912-635-3733
web: info@jekyllislandhamptoninn.com

Room amenities: Featuring cloud nine - the Hampton Inn experience in all guest rooms. Mini-fridge with microwave and coffee maker in all rooms. All rooms have 32" flatscreen TVs. Outdoor pool and patio. Free US Today in hotel lobby.

Facility amenities: This is a brand new beachfront hotel offering a unique getaway.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $159.00 plus tax
Reservations need to be made by contacting the hotel directly.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, October 09 - Advanced Bridge - Free afternoon
Breakfast: Choose from a variety of delicious breakfast items at the Hampton Inn’s Hot Breakfast Bar, including: freshly made waffles, hearty oatmeal with toppings, and enjoy all the juice or coffee you can drink. Muffins, Danish, bagels, yogurt and fresh fruit are always available. Seasonal items may vary from day to day.

Morning: Lecture to include Drury, negative doubles and preemptive bidding. Supervised play.

Lunch: A healthy lunch will we served at the hotel.

Afternoon: Free Afternoon suggestions - This will give you the opportunity to visit neighboring places such as Brunswick, Darien, or St. Simon's Island to see other areas of Georgia's Golden Isles. Bicyclists will also enjoy the 25 miles of bike paths Jekyll offers.

Dinner: Dinner on your own.

Lodging: Hampton Inn and Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Hotel

Description: Jekyll Island, sometimes referred to as the "best kept secret" in the Southeast, offers its own unique and unspoiled natural beauty in a barrier island setting.

Contact info:
200 Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 USA
phone: 912-635-3733
web: info@jekyllislandhamptoninn.com

Room amenities: Featuring cloud nine - the Hampton Inn experience in all guest rooms. Mini-fridge with microwave and coffee maker in all rooms. All rooms have 32" flatscreen TVs. Outdoor pool and patio. Free US Today in hotel lobby.

Facility amenities: This is a brand new beachfront hotel offering a unique getaway.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $159.00 plus tax
Reservations need to be made by contacting the hotel directly.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, October 10 - Golf instruction/18 Holes of Golf/Advanced Bridge
Breakfast: Choose from a variety of delicious breakfast items at the Hampton Inn’s Hot Breakfast Bar, including: freshly made waffles, hearty oatmeal with toppings, and enjoy all the juice or coffee you can drink. Muffins, Danish, bagels, yogurt and fresh fruit are always available. Seasonal items may vary from day to day.

Morning: Depart for Jekyll Island Golf facility instruction begins around 9:00 a.m. About a 10 minute drive. Short game will be the emphasis of the clinic. Group instruction icludes putting, chipping and full swing, etc.

Lunch: Lunch at the golf course grill.

Afternoon: The group will play 18 holes of golf.

Dinner: Enjoy a plated dinner served at the hotel.

Evening: Strong major raises - Jacoby 2NT & responses.

Lodging: Hampton Inn and Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, October 11 - Breakfast/Advanced Bridge
Breakfast: Choose from a variety of delicious breakfast items at the Hampton Inn’s Hot Breakfast Bar, including: freshly made waffles, hearty oatmeal with toppings, and enjoy all the juice or coffee you can drink. Muffins, Danish, bagels, yogurt and fresh fruit are always available. Seasonal items may vary from day to day.

Morning: Advanced Bridge Splinter bids, Grand Slam Force, review and wrap up.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Jekyll Island, GA
General OverviewJekyll Island's Historic District has several speciality shops as well as the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, once the clubhouse for many of America's elite business men. Other areas of interest located near Jekyll Island are St. Simons Island, home to several historic places including Fort Frederica, Bloody Marsh Battle site, etc. There are also other interesting islands located near Jekyll Island including Sapelo Island where you will find a plantation once owned by R. J. Reynolds and Cumberland Island home to many wild horses. Other areas of interest near Jekyll Island include Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, an old rice plantation and Brunswick Georgia which has many historic buildings and landmarks as well as several antique shops. Jekyll Island is located approximately one hour south of Historic Savannah Georgia.

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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