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Birdies at the Beach: The Pebble Beach Epic Experience

December 17, 2018
TradeRev Epic Experience

By Rod Prakash, TradeRev Account Manager

TradeRev recently hosted two Epic Experience contests which rewarded some very lucky dealers with the trip of a lifetime! One was a trip to storied Pebble Beach in California for a weekend of golfing like the pros.

Read the first-hand account below. You can read about the U2 @ O2 Epic Experience here.

And stay tuned, we’re set to announce Epic Experience #3 soon! Next time it could be YOU.

What’s better than going to one of the world’s most famous golf courses? Taking one of the biggest golf fans you’ve ever met, of course. Brett, from BMW Vancouver, is an avid golfer so what a treat it was to take him and two of his dealers to the renowned Pebble Beach.

It wasn’t just the golf that made this trip special though, it was the entire experience from start to finish that made us feel like we were a part of the PGA Tour. After a phenomenal flight from YVR to SJC in business class, we were greeted in style by our personal driver setting the tone for the experience we were about to embark on.

Arriving in style with our private driver

Once we arrived at The Inn at Spanish Bay to our spectacular rooms, TradeRev made sure we were ready to hit the links the next day with a swag bag waiting for us.

We’ve got that swag(ger)

The next morning we played a round of golf at the stunning Spanish Bay course with the sun shining the entire day. It was an awesome feeling knowing the only troubling thing on your mind was a bunker! I must have been feeling carefree, because I also happened to hit my best tee shot of all time, landing just 25” from the pin!

Next it was Pebble Beach where even the drive into the course was beautiful. The twists and turns of 17 Mile Road along the coast offered views of the cliffs and ocean I’ll never forget.

When we finally got to Pebble Beach, it was a dream come true for our dealers who are avid golfers. Knowing we were walking on a course where Tiger, Phil and Rory have played was a bucket-list experience that we will always remember.

The course was perfection, as expected. Everyone’s favourite hole was the 6th, where we teed off blind over a huge cliff!

That’s a fearsome foursome if I’ve ever seen one

Even after all the golf we played, the following day, Brett and the dealers being the golf addicts they are decided to book a third round at Poppy Hills to cap off an already amazing trip!

When the water hazard is the Pacific Ocean

In the end, it wasn’t just the golf that made this trip an experience, it was everything about it. After each round we dined at renowned restaurants from the famous Roy’s to The Bench at Pebble Beach, where we relived every drive, chip and putt.

We flew home that evening and went our separate ways at the airport, but before I even got home, my phone blew up with texts thanking me for an amazing (and epic) trip.

It felt so good to be able to give back to great customers and give them the experience of a lifetime.

TradeRev takes you…to one of the best golf courses in the world