Here’s all the winners from the Scottish Golf Tourism Awards

Seamus Rotherick
By Seamus Rotherick February 3, 2023 13:18

Nearly 500 people have attended the tenth Scottish Golf Tourism Awards which celebrated the best the industry has to offer from courses, clubhouses, shops and courses to tour operators and accommodation providers.

The Scottish Golf Tourism Awards 2023, held at the Fairmont St Andrews.
Best Course Over £150 winner Carnousie Golf Links – Championship.

Due to the growth of the awards, this year the winners were chosen by a panel of independent judges from across the industry for the first time. The 2023 ceremony saw 12 awards handed out including, a new award for the country’s best Sustainability project won by Dundonald Links as well as two new awards for the best domestic and international Tour Operators, won by Connoisseur Golf and Celtic Golf.

Scottish Golf Tourism Week 2023, held at the Fairmont St Andrews.

Carnoustie Golf Links was the big winner of the evening scooping up two awards for best course over £150 and best pro shop.

Carnoustie Golf Links

Links superintendent, Kevin Stott, said “This award recognises the hard work and effort that our whole team put in to looking after our world class golf courses and facilities every day. We are extremely proud to present the courses at Carnoustie in an outstanding condition to our local, national and international guests”

Carnoustie Golf Links

Rebecca Tully, head of merchandise, said: “Our professional shop has grown from strength to strength over the years. We picked up this same award in 2022 and couldn’t be more delighted to be awarded it again this year. We are committed to providing the very best offering and experience at Carnoustie, and this award is testament to the efforts that we put in every single day.”

Dundonald Links

Craig Blue from Visit Scotland says ‘Every year this event goes from strength to strength. There was a lot of buzz and excitement in the room with lots of positive meetings and networking opportunities taking place. With 80 tour operators representing 30 different countries around the globe along with 90 Scottish businesses, the appetite for the Home of Golf is very much alive and in demand. We look forward to welcoming both domestic and international golfers to Scotland in 2023 and beyond.’

Scottish Golf Tourism Awards 2023 winners

Best Hotel 20 Rooms & Under
Old Loans Inn

Best Hotel 21-50 Rooms
The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links

Best Hotel Over 50 Rooms
Rusacks St Andrews

Best 9-Hole Course
Kingsfield Golf & Leisure

Best Course Under £75
Strathmore Golf Centre

Best Course £75-£150
Cruden Bay Golf Club

Best Course Over £150
Carnoustie Golf Links – Championship Course

Best Clubhouse
Dundonald Links

Best Pro Shop
Carnoustie Golf Links

Best Sustainability Project
Dundonald Links

Best Golf Tour Operator – UK Based
Connoisseur Golf

Best Golf Tour Operator – Overseas Based
Celtic Golf

Seamus Rotherick
By Seamus Rotherick February 3, 2023 13:18
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  1. Dale Farm February 5, 13:33

    Congratulations Jim Stewart incredible achievement.

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