JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa and The Knot Announce The Perfect Match $150K Wedding Contest

Six lucky couples will be chosen to compete in a golf tournament for the chance to win a dream destination wedding and honeymoon

Jan 06, 2010, 15:04 ET from JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa has partnered with leading wedding resource The Knot to create an unmatched wedding giveaway to take place at their brand-new picturesque destination. Kicking off today, The Perfect Match $150,000 Wedding Contest offers brides and grooms a unique chance to win an all-inclusive destination wedding and honeymoon that includes 200 of their closest friends and family.

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From now until January 31, 2010, couples can easily enter at TheKnot.com/perfectmatch. Submit a brief description as to why you deserve to win a dream wedding at JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, along with photos, and take a quick golf quiz (don't worry, you don't have to be a pro!).

Six lucky couples will then be selected as finalists, based on the originality and creativity of their submissions, to be flown to the resort and test their skills in The Perfect Match Golf Tournament from March 3-5, 2010, at the new PGA TOUR Tournament Players Golf Club (TPC) San Antonio and the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. Each couple will play as a team in this unique and exciting tournament, which includes a nine-hole scramble loaded with surprises and twists peppered throughout the course, offering additional prizes and giveaways that any couple can win -- regardless of skill!

The couple who wins the tournament will return to the resort for the $150K dream destination grand prize wedding to take place the weekend of May 21-23, 2010. The Knot team of style and design experts will create a one-of-a-kind wedding experience and provide exclusive hands-on planning for the lucky couple.

In addition, the winning couple will also receive a luxury honeymoon at the JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa on O'ahu in Hawai'i.

All entries must be submitted by January 31, 2010. Six couples will be chosen as finalists and notified by February 15, 2010. For more details, visit TheKnot.com/perfectmatch.

The $150K Grand Prize

A destination wedding at the all-new JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, May 21-23, 2010.

A Luxury Honeymoon

All the Wedding Details

  • Flowers and event design by Botanika
  • A wedding dress from Jim Hjelm, a division of JLM Couture, New York
  • Bridesmaid dresses by Jim Hjelm Occasions, a division of JLM Couture, New York
  • A custom couture flower girl dress from Johanna Grace
  • Groom and groomsman tuxedos from Al's Formal Wear
  • Rings from Timeless Designs by jacob & bryan
  • An exclusive cake from Cynthia's Cakes
  • Photography by Jeanann Wilkinson of J Wilkinson Co
  • Entertainment by Chris Koval, Owner of Future Sounds DJ Service
  • Bridal and bridal party jewelry from Tejani

Wedding Reception

  • Food and beverage for 200 guests provided by JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

Rooms and Travel

  • Two nights in a JW Marriott Suite for the bride and groom
  • 10 deluxe rooms for the wedding party
  • Discounted deluxe rooms for wedding guests
  • 12 round-trip tickets

Prewedding Events

  • Rehearsal dinner for 50 guests
  • Spa afternoon for the bride and five bridal party members
  • Bridal tea for 20 guests
  • A "bachelor party" round of golf for the groom and seven groomsmen and ushers

About The Knot Inc.

The Knot Inc. (Nasdaq: KNOT, www.theknot.com) is a leading lifestage media company. The Company's flagship brand, The Knot, is the nation's leading wedding resource, reaching well over one million engaged couples each year through the #1 wedding website TheKnot.com, The Knot weddings magazines and The Knot regional magazines, The Knot books (published by Random House and Chronicle), and several television series bearing The Knot name (on Style Network, Oxygen, and Comcast).

About the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

The newest and largest JW Marriott resort in the world is the ultimate retreat for destination events. Set on 600 picturesque acres of tree-covered rolling hills, the property features 36 holes of championship PGA TOUR golf at the highly anticipated TPC San Antonio, the six-acre River Bluffs Water Experience, the world-class Lantana Spa and stunning vistas of the renowned Texas Hill Country. With over 300 days of sunshine a year and located minutes from the Texas wine country and San Antonio, this is the ideal destination for your dream wedding. For more information, visit http://www.jwsanantonio.com.

The Ultimate Golf Experience

Golfers can test their skills on the newest PGA TOUR Tournament Players Club (TPC) championship golf courses. Two of golf's most legendary names designed the courses - Pete Dye for the AT&T Canyons Course and Greg Norman for the AT&T Oaks Course. The Norman-designed course will host the PGA TOUR Valero Texas Open in May 2010. The club is private and only accessible to members and guests of the resort.

About JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is Marriott International's distinctive luxury brand appealing to business and leisure travelers who appreciate and value authenticity, anticipatory but unobtrusive personal service, delectable dining experiences and elegantly informal surroundings. With award winning spas and enhanced fitness centers, this brand is particularly favored by seasoned travelers who want to maintain their personal well-being while traveling. There are currently 42 JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts operating in 20 countries, with another 23 properties expected to open over the next 48 months, bringing the total number of hotels to more than 60 hotels in 24 countries.

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