• The Star Kenya: Kenya's golfing reputation burgeoning after European Tour events

    Kenya's reputation as a tourism and golfing giant has grown, thanks to the successful Magical Kenya Open and the Kenya Savannah Classic held in the past fortnight. The success of the two events — amidst the coronavirus pandemic — was hailed as a shot in the arm for the country, which was last year named as Africa's top leading golf destination during the World Golf Awards. Kenya beat South Africa, Morocco and Egypt to the prestigious title.

    Tue 06 April 2021

  • The Standard: Addition of Kenya Savannah Classic great endorsement for the destination

    Just last year, Kenya was named Africa’s leading Golf Destination by World Golf Awards, beating countries like Morocco, Egypt, and South Africa which are considered as the cream of Africa in golf.

    Tue 06 April 2021

  • KBC Channel: KTB treats European tour golfers to game drive

    Golfing fraternity in Kenya says the European Tour (ET), has firmly positioned Kenya as a global golfing destination with global recognition. This is after two ET events, The Magical Kenya Open and the Kenya Savannah Classic were successfully held in the destination keeping the world glued on Kenya for two weeks. Kenya has made great strides in the awareness of the quality golfing experiences available in the destination. Last year, the World Golf Awards named Kenya as Africa’s leading Golf destination, beating countries like Morocco, Egypt, and South Africa which are considered as the cream of Africa in golf.

    Tue 06 April 2021

  • VN Express: Vietnam in contention for Asia's 2021 best golfing destination

    Vietnam has been nominated for Asia's best golf destination in the annual 2021 World Golf Awards, with voting expected to last until September 1. The country will compete against China, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea and Thailand for the title. World Golf Awards, the most prestigious awards program in the golf tourism industry, has occurred annually since 2014.

    Mon 15 March 2021

  • Capital Sports: Magical Kenya Open, Savannah Classic get Kenya Tourism Board sponsorship

    The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has committed to continue supporting golf in the country as part of its efforts to boost tourism in the destination. In 2020, the country was named as Africa’s Best Golfing Destination by World Golf Awards, beating countries like Morocco, Egypt, and South Africa which are considered as the cream of Africa in golfing.

    Wed 10 March 2021

  • Vietnam Plus: Vietnam nominated for Asia’s Best Golf Destination 2021 award

    Vietnam has been nominated for the Asia’s Best Golf Destination 2021 award, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), calling on people and tourists to vote for the country.

    Tue 09 March 2021

  • Cision: What's New In The Islands Of The Bahamas In March!

    In other exciting news, The Bahamas has been nominated for the World Golf Awards in the category of the Caribbean's Best Golf Destination of 2021. Voting is now open and golfers are asked to vote for the very best in golf tourism.

    Sun 07 March 2021

  • All Africa: Kenya Banks on Hosting International Golf Tourneys to Promote Sports Tourism

    In a bid to drive sports tourism, Kenya is leveraging on hosting golf tournaments in 2021 to promote the destination to local and international audiences. Kenya was recognized as Africa's Best Golfing Destination during the 7th Annual World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony held in Dubai last year, beating South Africa, Egypt and Morocco. The World Golf Awards was founded in 2014 and recognizes and rewards excellence in golf tourism, Golf courses and golf destinations.

    Thu 11 February 2021

  • Travel Daily News: New app takes Madeira golf expereince to new level

    Golfers choosing the increasingly popular golf destination of Madeira for a five-star golfing break in 2021 can enhance their experience by downloading the islands’ new ‘Madeira Safe to Discover’ app. Madeira and her islands – hailed as the ‘world’s best emerging golf destination’ at the World Golf Awards 2019 – features three golf courses including two on the mainland, Santo da Serra and Palheiro Golf, as well as Porto Santo Golf, which is located on the nearby island of Porto Santo.

    Tue 26 January 2021

  • Boutique Hotelier: The Belfry promotes from within for resort general manager role

    The Belfry Hotel in Sutton Coldfield has announced the promotion of Chris Eigelaar to the role of resort general manager. The Belfry Hotel & Resort was recently announced as the venue for the much-anticipated Betfred British Masters 2021, and recently retained its position as the World’s Best Golf Hotel, England’s Best Golf Hotel and England’s Best Golf Course at the World Golf Awards.

    Tue 26 January 2021

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