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    11th annual World Golf Awards
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    11th annual World Golf Awards
    Who wins?
    You decide!
    Cast your vote for your favourite golf brands!

    Voting runs from
    22 February until 6 October 2024.
  • Palheiro Golf
    World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2024
    Madeira, Portugal
    21-22 November 2024
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World Golf Awards™ serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism through our annual awards programme. World Golf Awards™ is part of World Travel Awards™.

Madeira to host World Golf Awards 2024

The beautiful islands of Madeira will play host to the 11th annual World Golf Awards 21-22 November 2024. Leading names from the golfing world will join VIPs and figureheads from the golf tourism industry for what will mark the first World Golf Awards to take place in Madeira.

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The vital dates for your 2024 diary!

Call for Entries:Open
Voting:22 Feb – 6 Oct 2024
11th annual World Golf Awards:21-22 Nov 2024

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Does your golf hotel have the facilities, world class services and an all conquering customer experience to rise to the top? Does your golf course set the bench mark to which all others aspire?

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Cast your vote for your favourite golf brands! Voting runs from 22 February until 6 October 2024.

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Nominee Resources

Being short-listed for a World Golf Awards™ nomination provides you, the Nominee, with the ideal opportunity to promote your potentially award winning products and services ahead of your competitors.

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Ceremony

The 11th annual World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony will be hosted at Savoy Palace, Funchal, Madeira on the evening of 22 November 2024. It will mark the climax of an exclusive two-day golfing itinerary, which will include golf at Club de Golfe Santo Da Serra on 21 November, as well as a round at Palheiro Golf on 22 November.

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2023 Winners

Meet the 2023 winners — truly outstanding achievers and pre-eminent in their fields — who have risen above the competition to lift the 10th annual World Golf Awards™ trophy.

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Receiving a World Golf Award™ is a world-class achievement that provides you, the winner, with the ideal marketing tool to promote your award-winning products and services ahead of your competitors. Find out more about your eligible products:

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Golf Madeira

World-class golf on the enchanting island of Madeira, host destination of World Golf Awards 2024

Savoy Palace

Savoy Palace from Savoy Signature is a short, scenic walk from the heart of Funchal's charming Old Town. An exquisite modern take on island hospitality, it is will host World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2024.

Santo da Serra

The Robert Trent Jones Snr's 27-hole Santo da Serra is the ideal spot to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The spectacular course will host World Golf Awards 2024.

Palheiro Golf

Madeira's 18-hole Palheiro Golf, one of Europe's most beautiful golf courses, will play host to World Golf Awards 2024.

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World Golf Awards winners past and present

Greg Norman

  • Golf Course Designer of the Year 2023

Paul Lawrie

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2022

Catriona Matthew

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2021

Henrik Stenson

  • Golf Course Designer of the Year 2021

Annika Sörenstam

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

José María Olazábal

  • Golf Course Designer of the Year 2020

Colin Montgomerie

  • Golf Course Designer of the Year 2019
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

Gary Player

  • Golf Course Designer of the Year 2018
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2018

Jack Nicklaus

  • Golf Course Designer of the Year 2017

Sir Nick Faldo

  • Golf Course Designer of the Year 2016

David Leadbetter

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2016

Ernie Els

  • Golf Course Designer of the Year 2015

Greg Norman

  • World’s Best New Golf Course 2015

Bernard Gallacher

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

Peter Alliss

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2014
World Golf Awards 2023 official programme

World Golf Awards 2023 official programme

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