Scottish course celebrating resort honour

THE Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews is celebrating the honour of winning the accolade of ‘Scotland’s Leading Golf Resort’ at the World Travel Awards 2010.

THE Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews is celebrating the honour of winning the accolade of ‘Scotland’s Leading Golf Resort’ at the World Travel Awards 2010.

The award is testament to the Hotel whose continuous commitment to provide the ultimate in luxury golf experiences in the Home of Golf has once again received recognition at international level.

Located on the iconic 17th Road Hole of the Old Course, the award-winning Hotel boasts its own championship heathland course designed by five-time Open Champion, Peter Thomson. Recently positioned by Golf World magazine in the UK’s top 100 courses, The Duke’s St Andrews is now on many golfers ‘must play’ lists.

After this year encouraging participation from around the globe, the 2010 World Travel Awards received over 185,000 votes from professionals in the industry.

The coveted award propels The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa to the forefront of Europe’s luxury golf hotels. The Five-Red-Star Old Course Hotel prides itself on occupying one of the choicest spots in St Andrews, while offering an unforgettable experience to guests at every point of their stay.

The prestigious award also highlights the superb golfing facilities and service that are on offer at The Duke’s. Second to none, The Duke’s’ golf facilities include a driving range, putting green, chipping and bunker area, a fleet of golf buggies, a host of PGA Professionals as well as a pad to land your helicopter. The Duke’s Clubhouse, which has spectacular panoramic views over the Auld Grey Toon, West Sands and the Grampian Mountains, offers golfers five-star service and the finest Scottish cuisine at the Duke’s Bar & Grill.

Described as the ‘Oscars’ of the Travel & Tourism industry by The Wall Street Journal, the World Travel Awards are globally recognised by key figureheads, opinion formers and a collection of hoteliers striving to remain at the top of their game. The awards set a benchmark and acknowledge true excellence in products and services worldwide.

Visit www.oldcoursehotel.kohler.com for more information.

 

Journalists

David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer