Activities for Non-Golfers: Monday & Tuesday

Social Activities for the 2011 GFTC are in the planning stages. Please keep checking the site for updated information.

Cost for all tours is $25 each (non-refundable).
Please check in with conference registration desk
upon your arrival on Sunday.


Aging gracefully? Feeling great? Join nutritionist Joyce Mattox for a fun, interactive luncheon, utilizing diversified cultural cuisine. This session will include Eastern lifestyle secrets for today’s busy family as well as learning how to discover treasures in your local grocery store. You will love knowing the secrets to packaged foods for your health. Easy, enjoyable, delicious and quick meals are in your future.

Participants meet at the Beach Club at 12:00 noon.
Length of Event: 2 hours
This event is limited to 30 people


Sea Island’s NSCA certified shooting instructors show you the art of shooting! Afternoon begins with group instruction on gun safety, equipment, shooting position and strategy, followed by the camaraderie of shooting on the three marsh front fields. A great time for the novice to experienced shooters.

Participants meet at the Sea Island Shooting School at 2:00 p.m.
Length of Event: 1 hour
This event is limited to 20 people


The Sea Island Wine Cellar at The Cloister has well over 1,200 labels and 12,000 bottles of wine from all over the world. Included in these wines, are five Sea Island Signature Wines. These wines have been born out of a relationship with some of the finest winemakers in the country. Join us in the Cloister Wine Cellar as our Sommelier takes you on a journey of how the Sea Island Signature Wine came to life. Guests will have the opportunity to taste the Sea Island Signature blends.

Participants meet in the hotel lobby at 2:00 p.m.
Length of tour: 1 hour
Tour limited to 18 people


Since 1992, the St. Simons Trolley Company has conducted the original and definitive tour of St. Simons Island. The drive-by includes the Lighthouse, one of only three working lighthouses in Georgia; Bloody Marsh, site of the famous 1742 battle where the fate of the Southern Colonies was decided; Fort Frederica, the colonial town and fort settled by General James Edward Oglethorpe; Retreat Plantation, where relics from the slavery era still exist, and this is the only trolley tour that takes you inside historic Christ Church.

You will truly enjoy the entertaining and informative narrative of 400 years of island history and folklore as you ride along in the Original Vintage Green Trolley. It’s the perfect way to see and experience island life while getting a good overview of the entire island.

Tour departs at 2:00 p.m. from Cloister North Portico
Length of tour: 2 hours
Tour limited to 30 people

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