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Premier Golf Named "Authorised Provider" by St. Andrews Links Trust

In exciting news for our Scotland loving clients, St. Andrews Links Trust has named Premier Golf an “Authorised Provider”. This prestigious designation gives Premier Golf access to guaranteed tee times on the historic Old Course for 2018 and beyond. Click to Authorised Provider for more information.

2018 Royal & Regal Northern Ireland Special

Book by Oct 31, 2017 for the special price of just $2995 per golfer. 

This fantastic 7 night package is based on 8 travelers sharing 4 rooms, 5 rounds of golf on Royal County Down GC, Royal Portrush Dunluce GC, Portstewart GC, Ardglass GC and Ballyliffin Glashedy Links.  Stay for 4 nights at the famous Bushmills Inn and 3 nights at The Slieve Donard Hotel & Spa in Newcastle.  Package includes 8 days private minibus and driver-guide from Belfast Airport with one free day to tour Giants Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, The Titanic Experience, or other great Northern Ireland tourist attractions.

Book early and save! (Nov 1, 2017 or later the price increases to $3315 per person double occupancy)

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Great Hotel Happenings in St. Andrews

Hotel enhancement is in the air in St. Andrews, Scotland where one major property has completed a renovation and another recently announced an expansion. In addition, the Dunvegan Hotel has been sold.

Here are the highlights:

Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa Debuts Refurbishment

Reopened in mid-April 2017 (it was closed from January 2, 2017), the enhancement program included creating beautiful new bedroom interiors in its 144 rooms as well as new windows, lighting and air conditioning and expanding its spa.  Additional guestroom amenities include more ergonomic electrical outlets for flexible working, closet lighting and full-size mirrors. The award-winning Kohler Waters spa added a new lap pool and gym.

Iconic Macdonald Rusacks Hotel Plans Expansion

Macdonald Hotels has been granted planning permission for a 44-suite extension to the Rusacks Hotel, overlooking the 18th green at the Old Course. The expansion is slated to include a rooftop restaurant, bar and terrace as well as glass-fronted suites allowing visitors to see golf’s most historic course up-close.

Dunvegan Hotel & Pub Has Been Sold

The popular, unofficial 19th hole for the Old Course, which was owned and operated by Jack and Sheena Willoughby for 23 years, has been sold.  According to reports in the Scotsman newspaper, the buyers are “golfing enthusiasts from Canada and the U.S.” and they plan to continue “business as usual” at this legendary property.

New Women’s Golf and Travel Division at Premier Golf

To address specific women’s travel needs and desires, Premier Golf’s new division, Women’s Golf & Travel Concierge, is expanding its influence in the market. Among the services offered is the design of memorable golf trips for women, couples, non-profit golf associations and country clubs. For more information, visit Women’s Golf & Travel Concierge or contact Barbara.Gutstadt@premiergolf.com

Premier Golf Travel Blog’s New Format

Our Premier Golf Travel Blog has enhanced its look and format and is more easily accessible on our website. The new, user-friendly design makes it easier to access valuable golf travel tips, course reviews, suggested trip itineraries, destination and resort reviews and much more.

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