GREENSBORO, N.C. – Wyndham Rewards, the world’s largest hotel loyalty program with more than 6,000 participating hotels around the globe in over 20 countries, offers tournament players the chance to win 1,000,000 rewards points with the Hole-in-One Challenge on Sedgefield Country Club’s 16th hole during the 2009 Wyndham Championship. Caddies win 250,000 Wyndham Rewards points. The Challenge is valid every time the 16th hole is played and is applicable for multiple winners.
Winners can use their Wyndham Rewards points for free night stays at Wyndham Hotel Group’s 11 well-known brands in North America, Europe, China, Latin America and the Caribbean. Points can also be redeemed at www.wyndhamrewards.com for rewards including airline tickets, resort vacations, name-brand merchandise and services at many popular restaurants and stores. Wyndham Rewards has something for every kind of traveler, for every kind of trip®.
The 16th hole at Sedgefield presents a striking challenge. A par-3 hole, players must successfully navigate their shot over a water hazard onto a raised green. Those who will boast of a hole-in-one accomplishment and become a winner of the 1,000,000 Wyndham Rewards Points Challenge will be awarded their prizes upon verification of the hole-in-one by PGA TOUR officials.
Participating Wyndham Rewards brands include: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Ramada®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Wingate® by Wyndham, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inns & Suites®, Hawthorn Suites®, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®.
The 2009 Wyndham Championship is August 20 – 23, 2009 at The Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina.
About Wyndham Worldwide
As one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) offers individual consumers and business-to-business customers a broad suite of hospitality products and services across various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through its premier portfolio of world-renowned brands. Wyndham Hotel Group encompasses over 7,000 franchised hotels and approximately 590,200 hotel rooms worldwide. Group RCI offers its 3.8 million members access to more than 73,000 vacation properties located in approximately 100 countries. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its network of over 150 vacation ownership resorts serving over 830,000 owners throughout North America, the Caribbean and the South Pacific. Wyndham Worldwide, headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., employs approximately 25,500 employees globally.
For more information about Wyndham Worldwide, please visit the Company’s web site at www.wyndhamworldwide.com.