Half Moon, A RockResort Appoints New Golf Director

13 February 2012
Rose Hall, Jamaica (February 2012) - Spencer Edwards, one of the best golf coaches in the UK joins Half Moon, A RockResort, as Director of Golf. He will often tell you that it was an injury that forced his move into coaching.  Drawing on experiences gained as a player and a true love for the game of golf, he soon perfected his skills and has become a highly recognized and sought after coach. 
Prior to joining the Half Moon team, he worked as Head of Resource Instructor at Carrick Golf and Spa, Scotland where he was responsible for developing the team of Golf Pros. During his tenure, he helped beginners as well as enhanced the game of Ryder Cup Players. Australian Tour Professional Scott Strange even benefitted from Spencer’s help at the 2009 Dubai Classic, having finished 7th, he went on to win his very next European Tour Event, The China Open.
In the words of the General Manager, Aram Zerunian, “With Spencer joining the team we are confident that his approach to the game of Golf will strengthen the resort’s image as the Caribbean’s leading golf resort.”
Half Moon, A RockResort, is a 400 acre luxury resort located on Jamaica’s north coast featuring two miles of private, white-sand beach with 197 rooms and suites. Additionally, the AAA four-diamond resort offers 33 expansive four, five, six and seven bedroom villas, all with private pools and personal staff of butler, cook and housekeeper. In addition to the spacious accommodations, Half Moon offers guests a wide variety of amenities and activities including the multi-award winning Fern Tree, A RockResorts Spa, a Robert Trent Jones Snr. designed Golf Course, Half Moon Golf Academy, Spinning Studio, 13 lit Tennis Courts, Dolphin Lagoon, Equestrian Centre, Fitness Centre, 54 swimming pools and much more.

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar California in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.


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