The Hotel Group owns InterContinental, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites .
As part of the deal Crowne Plaza will extend its three-year-old title sponsorship of the PGA Tour's Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial through 2015, per the company.
IHG will offer a designated number of room nights for players across all three Tours; platinum status in the Priority Club Rewards program for all members; preferred rates for players, caddies, media partners and PGA staff. The hotel chain gets personal appearances from players with IHG guests at tournaments and/or use of their name and likeness. The Hotel will also have a media commitment, will do special events, and charitable activities. And PGATour.com will have a "hotel finder" on its tournament pages that let fans book hotel rooms