Ernie Els’ Malaysian masterpiece, The Els Club Teluk Datai, has been named the ‘World’s Best New Golf Course’ at the inaugural World Golf Awards, hosted in Portugal. Just two weeks after its official grand opening, the four-time Major winner’s stunning Langkawi layout, which sits amidst a tropical rainforest stretching to the shores of the Andaman Sea, scooped the much-coveted accolade, voted upon by golf travel executives and members of the media.
Golfasian has taken the title of Asia’s Best Golf Tour Operator at the inaugural World Golf Awards, hosted by Conrad Algarve in Portugal. Nena Huwae, Golfasian European marketing manager was presented with the trophy by Steve Rider, the evening’s host and former anchor for the BBC’s golf coverage.
Portugal has taken the title of World’s Best Golf Destination at the inaugural World Golf Awards, hosted this evening at the Conrad Algarve. The only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, the event also saw St Andrews Links - Old Course recognised as the World’s Best Golf Course, while The Els Club Teluk Datai was awarded the honour of World’s Best New Golf Course.
World Golf Awards has touched down in Portugal as finishing touches are put in place ahead of the inaugural Gala Ceremony.The only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, the showcase will take place at the Conrad Algarve from November 13th-16th. World Golf Awards will see presentations made across a range of categories during a red carpet event, with leading golf tourism destinations competing for titles including Best Golf Resort, Best Golf Course, Best Golf Tour Operator, and Best New Golf Course.
Video: Breaking Travel News continues its series of golf tourism reports ahead of the debut World Golf Awards to be held in The Algarve, Portugal, next month. On this occasion Phil Blizzard visits the Emirates Golf Club an iconic golf course, and home to the Dubai Desert Classic, which last year celebrated its 25th anniversary.
Poland’s premier golf resort is ending a memorable season on a high by launching a new interactive website and confirming that it has been shortlisted in the inaugural World Golf Awards. Modry Las Golf Club celebrated its fifth anniversary in 2014 by doubling its on-site accommodation and creating a spectacular nine-hole course. Its new website and prestigious nomination tops off a dynamic year for the resort.
World Golf Awards has announced the singing of premium champagne brand Laurent-Perrier as a Platinum Partner for its 2014 Gala Ceremony. The only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, World Golf Awards inaugural showcase will take place at the Conrad Algarve, Portugal, from November 13th-16th.
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has invited golfers from around the world to play the new North Course at Quinta du Lago - home of World Golf Awards 2014. All eyes will be on the course, situated in The Algarve, Portugal, ahead of its reopening in October.
Nominees at the World Golf Awards, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, are entering the final straight as the deadline for voting approaches. World Golf Awards 2014 will take place at the Conrad Algarve, Portugal, from November 13th-16th. Voting for the event closes on October 2nd, with World Golf Awards urging supporters to make their voices heard.
Golf resorts, hotels, tour operators and destinations from around the globe are being urged to submit nominations for the inaugural World Golf Awards. Voting for the event is set to open on June 20th, with hopeful participants requested to submit nominations now.