Crowne Plaza has launched a global golf portal at http://www.crowneplaza.com/golf to cater to business travelers’ love of golf. The new site features golf tips for travelers, featured golf courses and golf news as well as customized regional content. New advertising is part of Crowne Plaza’s golf initiative and hotels will have golf-themed events and year-long promotions such as exclusive specialty drinks such as “Gentleman’s Tee” and the “Birdie”. “Putt for Points” contests will also be held wherein Priority Club Rewards members can earn points. If you’ve got a little time to spare, go to the Web site to view the latest Crowne Plaza TV commercials, branded “The Place to Meet” featuring such golf notables as golf commentator David Feherty, TV personality/golfer George Lopez, rock star and avid golfer Alice Cooper, golf legend Lee Trevino, LPGA star Natalie Gulbis and golf scribe Dan Jenkins. You can view the TV commercials and bonus footage with such topics as, “How important is it to look good on the golf course?” on the Web site.