Not Just Rooms, Hotels Offer One-of-a-Kind Experiences


Dan and Ginger Roberts, of El Dorado Hills, Calif., were drawn to Marriott’s offer of a two-day clinic at the Old Greenwood Golf Course in Lake Tahoe with Annika Sorenstam, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. 

They used accumulated points from their travels and joined a small group of rewards members in late July to see Ms. Sorenstam in action. 

They were also hoping to get some expert tips on how to improve their golf games.

“I’m an avid golfer,” said Mr. Roberts, a retired information technology executive. 

“I’ve loved golf since I was a child and played since I was a teenager, and I dream of being a great golfer.”...