Northern Bear Offering Exclusive June Tee Time Discount on

June 10, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Edmonton, Alberta, June 10, 2009, a locally owned online tee time retailer, is pleased to announce that the Northern Bear Golf Club has signed on as its newest golf course partner. The Northern Bear is located just outside of Sherwood Park and is one of three Jack Nicklaus Signature designed courses, built in the legendary tradition of his other prestigious and spectacular courses worldwide.

To kick-off the new marketing partnership, Northern Bear will be offering an exclusive tee time special for the entire month of June. Edmonton golfers can save 16% off regular green fees on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, if they book online at Golfers can access the discounted tee times through GolfPatio's Discount Tee Times section, by checking for specials on the Northern Bear directory page, or through a dedicated URL

"GolfPatio will change the way people book tee times. Our club is very progressive and we saw the future of tee time bookings when we signed on with GolfPatio," stated J.J. Belanger, Vice President of Operations, Northern Bear Golf Club. "I can see a future where all tee time bookings are made online and the only call we will be getting is from lost golfers trying to find their way here," concluded Belanger.

"We're very happy at to establish an exciting marketing partnership with Northern Bear Golf Club," commented Bryan Smith, Co-Founder of GolfPatio. "We've had some early success in other markets, such as British Columbia, but its wonderful to generate momentum for Edmonton golf courses , where GolfPatio is based," finished Smith.

Though Northern Bear is a championship golf course, Nicklaus designs his golf courses for players of all skill levels. There are five sets of tee boxes ranging from 5,800 to 7,400 yards which will entice novices and experts alike. The golf course is demanding, but fair, and rewards a well hit golf shot.

The Northern Bear is not just about golf. The clubhouse has been rated as one of the best in Canada and is able to accommodate corporate tournaments, special events, and weddings. The setting is beautiful, and as you enter the clubhouse, which overlooks the 9th and 18th holes, you are met by their signature waterfall in the lounge entrance.

About GolfPatio is an online tee time retailer that allows golfers to book tee times at nearly 2000 golf courses worldwide. GolfPatio's mission is to make it simple for golfers and golf courses to quickly connect and book available tee times - all online. For golfers this means no more phoning, no more waiting and no more searching multiple courses to find a desired time. For golf courses it means full tee sheets and maximized revenue.

About Northern Bear Golf Club
Northern Bear Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, is located in Sherwood Park, Alberta, just 30 minutes from downtown Edmonton. Northern Bear is the latest Canadian addition to the Nicklaus family of outstanding golf courses.
Northern Bear is Jack's third Canadian Signature daily fee course, preceded by Toronto's Glen Abbey and Whistler's Nicklaus North. The "Bear" is a perfect blend of tree lined fairways, strategic bunker placements, five lakes and USGA standard greens.