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Fairmont St Andrews pick up ‘Best Large Hotel’ at the Scottish Golf Tourism Awards

ScotGolfAwards2014 copy11The cream of Scottish golf tourism assembled in St Andrews on Friday night for the 2014 Scottish Golf Tourism Awards. These awards recognised the courses, clubs and individuals that have excelled in delivering quality, service and value for money to visiting golfers in Scotland throughout 2014.

Sponsored by VisitScotland and in association with the PGA, SGU, Golf Tourism Scotland and Bunkered Magazine, the awards had been voted for by the Scottish golfing public, widely recognised as the most knowledgeable golfers in the world.

Fairmont St Andrews were awarded “Best Large Hotel with more than 21 rooms” and were delighted to have achieved such a prestigious award which included other notable hotels such as Gleneagles and The Old Course Hotel.

In collecting the award, Director of Sales & Marketing, Jane McGee commented ‘The whole team at Fairmont St Andrews will be delighted to receive such a prestigious award. This is great recognition for all the hard work we go to throughout the season in ensuring we deliver excellent service and accommodation for all our guests’

The five-star Fairmont St Andrews resort boasts two championship golf courses, the Torrance and Kittocks, and has played host to a number of prestigious events, including both the Open Championship’s final local qualifying and the SSE Scottish Senior Open.

In addition to golf tournaments, Fairmont St Andrews has also hosted some of the world’s most important politicians and powerbrokers as a venue for both Northern Ireland peace talks and a G20 Summit making use of their impressive conference facilities.

It is an exciting time for Fairmont St Andrews following the recent announcement that the award winning hotel had been acquired by Kennedy Wilson, a real estate operating company that provides a diversified array of real estate investments and services in the U.S., Europe and Japan. Kennedy Wilson was founded in 1977 as a real estate auction business and has since grown into a vertically integrated international real estate firm headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA with 24 offices throughout the U.S., Europe and Japan.

For more information on Fairmont St Andrews or to book a stay call 01334 837000 alternatively email standrews.scotland@fairmont.com or visit www.fairmont.com/standrews.