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SUITE GOLF JUST GOT EVEN SWEETER ...
19th October 2011

View down the 18th at St Andrews

  "Suite Golf" offered by the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa has just got even sweeter with the news that Kingsbarns Links has been added to the package which already includes a highly sought-after guaranteed tee time over the hallowed Old Course.

On offer from the start of 2012, the three-night package also features a round over the Kohler-owned Duke's Course with buggy hire and a fourth round over either the New or Jubilee Course, both Links Trust St Andrews courses.

After indulging their passion for the game, golfers can retire to the iconic Old Course Hotel, which overlooks the famous 17 th Road Hole, and relax in a luxury suite and enjoy a 50-minute luxury spa treatment in the Kohler Waters Spa.

The Suite Golf package also includes two dinners; one in the Road Hole Restaurant, the Hotel's award-winning restaurant that boasts three AA rosettes, and one in the more relaxed Sands Grill whilst a full Scottish breakfast is served on a daily basis.

"St Andrews is known as the Home of Golf and the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa is without doubt the very best place to base yourself for a few days of golf. You will be guaranteed excellent service and luxurious accommodation, located right on the Old Course itself which will ensure a truly memorable experience," says David Scott, Manager of The Duke's St Andrews.

"Not only that, but anyone taking up a Suite Golf package will not be at the mercy of the ballot for a tee time over the Old Course as this is guaranteed. This is a real bonus, particularly as it is every golfer's dream to play a round over a course that is considered to be at the heart of the game of golf."

The R&A recently confirmed that The Open Championship would return to St Andrews and the Old Course for the 29 th time in 2015, enhancing the caché of playing this iconic course even further. But with tee times only available from M ay to August, early booking is essential.

In addition to playing golf, visitors can also sample the unique atmosphere and historical coastal setting of St Andrews by visiting the historical buildings of St Andrews Castle, the Cathedral ruins and the University of St Andrews, the most ancient in Scotland.  Around St Andrews there are also many picturesque fishing villages, such as East Neuk, Crail and Anstruther, to explore as well as numerous country parks and nature trails.

Suite Golf P ackage Features:

 

•  One round on the Old Course

•  One round on the New or Jubilee Courses

•  One round on Kingsbarns

•  One round on The Duke's with buggy hire

•  Three-night stay in a luxury suite

•  Full Scottish breakfast served daily

•  Dinner on one evening in the Road Hole Restaurant

•  Dinner on one evening in Sands Grill

•  50-minute luxury spa treatment at Kohler Waters Spa

•  Golfers' gift pack

R ates:

Package starts at £2,110 per person, based on double occupancy. Additional nights available from £495.00 Bed and Breakfast per room per night. Subject to availability. The Suite Golf Package is in association with The St Andrews Links Trust and Kingsbarns Golf Links.

For further details, please call Reservations on  +44 (0) 1334 474371, email reservations@oldcoursehotel.co.uk or visit www.oldcoursehotel.co.uk

The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, has 144 luxurious rooms including 35 suites, and borders the 17th 'Road Hole' of the world famous Old Course in St Andrews, the Home of Golf.  The hotel has spectacular views across the links courses to the sea, The Grampians and St Andrews.

Kohler Co. acquired the award-winning Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in October 2004 and has since completed a comprehensive investment programme, which includes new suites by star French designer Jacques Garcia and a brand-new, state-of-the-art conference wing.  The Kohler Waters Spa opened in March 2006 and is a member of the prestigious Leading Spas.  The Duke's St Andrews is a magnificent heathland masterpiece with views over the Auld Grey Toon. It reopened in the summer of 2006 following a transformation by American golf course architect Tim Liddy, protégé of Pete Dye. Recently positioned by Golf World magazine in the UK's top 100 courses, The Duke's is now on many golfers 'Must Play' lists.

Daniel Pereira joined Kohler Co. as General Manager of the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in November 2010.  With over 18 years of experience within the hotel, travel and tourism sector, Daniel has an impressive background in the 5 star hotel industry - having previously held the role of General Manager of Scottish properties for The Eton Collection.  As one of Scotland's most prominent hoteliers, he is well-known for his passion and leadership in development of people.  A welcome addition for the resort headed up by former Managing Director, now President of Hospitality and Real Estate for the group - Debbie Taylor. 

Debbie, joined Kohler Co. in September 2007 to spearhead The Old Course Hotel's future development as one of the world's leading golf and spa resorts. Debbie is Chair of the British Hospitality Association Scotland Committee, a Director of the Institute of Hospitality and a Master Innholder - she is one of only nine women in the world to hold this prestigious accolade.    Having placed great emphasis on staff training and development, she has amassed an outstanding array of awards over the past few years; she is the current holder of a prestigious Catey accolade for Manager of the Year 2007 and in 2006 was the RAC Manager of the Year. 










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