Wed 12 July 2017

World Golf Awards has re-signed premium champagne brand Laurent-Perrier as a Platinum Partner for its Gala Ceremony 2017.

The five-star La Manga Club resort, an unrivalled sports and leisure paradise in south-east Spain, will host the glittering golf event later this year on November 23rd-26th.

As part of the celebrations, the industry leading showcase will partner with the French champagne house for the fourth consecutive year.

Providing a flourish of exquisite quality for attendees of the event, Laurent-Perrier will provide refreshment during the presentation of the awards on Saturday 25th November.

Known for its distinctive style of freshness, lightness and elegance, Laurent-Perrier has developed a unique range of champagnes which are today exported to more than 150 countries worldwide.

Announcing the prestigious partnership, World Golf Awards Managing Director, Chris Frost, said: "It is with tremendous pleasure I welcome Laurent-Perrier as a Platinum Partner for World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2017.

"The synergies between the rapidly expanding World Golf Awards and Laurent-Perrier are obvious, matching our tireless pursuit of excellence with an established world-leader in its field.

"We have maintained a long and fruitful relationship - long may it continue."

World Golf Awards will see presentations made across a range of categories during a red carpet event, with leading golf tourism destinations competing for titles including Best Golf Resort, Best Golf Course, Best Golf Tour Operator, and Best New Golf Course.

Laurent-Perrier Regional Export Director, Walter Cramer, added: "We are thrilled to be associated with such an esteemed event.

"The house has a long tradition of golf practice, with the creation of Les Bulles Laurent-Perrier International Tournament.

"There are many common values between these two worlds: the love and respect of nature and open space, passion and excellence.

"All these supported by the fact of sharing a memorable outdoors experience sublimated by tasting a glass of Laurent-Perrier champagne, a true vin de plaisir."

Take a look at the full list of nominees for the World Golf Awards 2017 here.

The presentation of the awards on the Saturday evening will form the centrepiece of a three-day itinerary for the event, allowing guests to enjoy some of the world-class facilities on offer at the famous La Manga Resort.

Everything from a chauffeur driven airport pick-up, to a full 18-holes of golf on both the Friday and Saturday, with food and beverages supplied, will be included in the weekend package.

Notes to Editors

About World Golf Awards

World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world class courses and golf destinations.

While celebrating and rewarding excellence across golf resorts, courses and the golfing destinations throughout the world, World Golf Awards 2017 will strive to ultimately raise the golf tourist customer experience and stimulate both the domestic and international golf tourism market.

Votes will be made by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry – senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media professionals. Votes may also be cast by the public (golf tourism consumers).

The voting works on a first-past-the-post system to ensure impartiality and independence. Votes are submitted online via the World Golf Awards website.

The winners of each national category will go head-to-head with the winners of the other countries before the unveiling of the World Winners.

World Golf Awards is the sister organisation of World Travel Awards, currently celebrating its 24th anniversary.

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