Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa Appoints New Director of Group Sales
Lynnette Parkhill Promoted with Twenty-Two Years Outstanding Hospitality Industry Experience
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL. November 7, 2017 - Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, located on Florida’s historic coast, offers a truly authentic Florida experience in tandem with venerable meeting facilities and services, as well as privileged access to championship golf at the adjacent TPC® Sawgrass.
This full-service property just received the ConventionSouth Readers Choice Award. Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa recently underwent a $25 million renovation project last year, which included a wide variety of enhancements and additions for meeting and leisure guests. One of the major highlights from this renovation is the new and improved Jacksonville event spaces. As one of these exciting changes, our Ponte Vedra Beach resort has promoted Lynnette Parkhill to Director of Group Sales.
Lynnette’s 22-years of hospitality experience began representing independent resort and boutique hotels in sales and marketing segments. She joined Marriott in 2010 at Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center and then went on to join Marriott International. In this role, Lynnette aided in launching the Northern Mid-America Market as a MidMarket Account Executive, leading strategy and accounts in Michigan and Northern Ohio.
Lynnette relocated to Ponte Vedra, Florida, in 2011 for the launch of Marriott’s Florida Area Sales Organization as an Account Executive representing accounts in the North Central Florida area. She transitioned into a Senior Account Executive role in 2013, dedicated to 53 hotels and resorts in Florida.
In 2015, she joined our resort in Sawgrass as a Senior Sales Executive. Lynnette is a graduate of Michigan State University with a BA in advertising. She has worked with customers around the globe and has a tremendous passion for hospitality, meetings and events.
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About Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
Located in picturesque Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa accommodations are comprised of 514 guest rooms, suites and villas, including a newly launched wing of premium service rooms and suites. The resort boasts over 61,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor social event space, including a variety of open-air settings amid 65 beautiful acres of Audubon-rated grounds are ideal for weddings, reunions and more. There are a unique selection of dining options on the property, including the award-winning Vernon’s and the new American Gator Club®. Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa also features a full-service Spa and four pools. Privileged access to championship golf is courtesy of the adjacent TPC® Sawgrass, which is home to The Stadium Course, one of the PGA Tour’s most venerable courses. The resort’s Cabana Beach Club, located on the pet-friendly white sands of the Atlantic Ocean, boasts an Olympic-size pool, plus casual and fine dining oceanfront restaurants. Beyond the resort await parks, preserves and gardens for guests to explore, along with a range of museums and attractions. St. Augustine, America’s oldest city, is also nearby. Accolades of the resort include: 10 Best, USA Today; Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence; 4 Stars, Forbes Travel Guide; #1 Best Golf Resort in Florida by Travel + Leisure.