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Druids Glen Golf Resort joins the Prestige Collection

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The Prestige Collection is made up of a limited number of exclusive golf resorts throughout the world, each boasting the highest standards of service and the very best facilities available to discerning golfers.



Located 30 minutes south of
Dublin in

county
Wicklow – the

garden of
Ireland - the Druids Glen Marriott Hotel and Country Club sits within the 400-acre Druids Glen
Golf Resort and boasts 148 guest rooms. Guests at Druids Glen
Golf Resort have an unprecedented choice of facilities which include a spa and health club, an 18-metre indoor swimming pool, two renowned restaurants, including Flynn’s steakhouse and the restaurant at the clubhouse and two 18-hole championship golf courses. The resort is the perfect resort for a weekend of business or leisure.



Known as “the Augusta of Europe”, the parkland Druids Glen
golf course, opened in 1995 and was the host of the Irish Open and in 2002, it was the venue for the Seve Trophy. In recent years Druids Glen has played host to numerous championship and voted European Golf Course of the Year 2005, Druids Glen Golf Course remains a modern classic with the 17th hole’s island green providing one of the most exhilarating tests in world golf.



The Druids Heath golf course lives up to its partner’s reputation and is maintained to Tour Standards; with rolling fairways, natural rock quarries, lakes, trees and a testing sea breeze all contribute to a round that’s packed with interest and thrilling challenges. The creation of the sensational
Druids Heath championship course, has achieved the objective of Druids Glen becoming one of the World’s Finest Golf Resorts.  Described as “Nature’s Gift to Golf”,
Druids Heath is situated on a unique piece of land, which provides
golf ers with spectacular views of Mountains, Sea and Irish Countryside.  The design is a complete contrast to the Druids Glen course.


Druids Glen Golf Resort comfortably fulfils all of the Prestige Collection’s requirements and, in recognition of its unwavering commitment to achieve the highest standards of customer service, has been awarded the Prestige Collection mark of quality.




Denis Kane , the resorts director and chief executive, said: “Druids Glen
Golf Resort is delighted to be accepted into the Prestige Collection endorsed by The PGAs of Europe.


“We have always strived to achieve the highest standards in everything we do and this latest accolade is testament to that achievement.”



Prestige Collection business development director
Phil Richins said: “We’re delighted that
Druids Glen
Golf Resort
has joined the Prestige Collection.


“It’s a superb addition to our portfolio and exemplifies the strict levels of attainment we’re searching for in our members.”


The Prestige Collection stamp of approval means visitors can expect the highest standard of excellence across the board.


To ensure it retains the maximum level of delivery the scheme will remain exclusive by allowing only a maximum of four resorts per country.



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