Destination Golf - November 2016 * - Page 13

Travel News USA: French Lick Resort’s Donald Ross Course Celebrates 100 Years French Lick Resort, one of golf ’s leading resort destinations, celebrates a historic milestone in 2017 with the 100th birthday of The Donald Ross Course. Long considered one of the best public Ross-designed courses in the country, the pedigree and history is undeniable. This Donald Ross course has withstood the test of time. SPAIN: Doña Julia Golf Club – A must for a Golfer on The Costa Del Sol Located in the between Marbella & Sotogrande, Dona Julia Golf Club is an exceptional option that offers a good value for money experience for any kind of golfer. Designed by the well known golf course architect Antonio Garcia Garrido, responsible of the most emblematic golf courses in Spain, Dona Julia Golf is ranked as a gem in the Costa del Sol, with a great layout in southern Europe – a thoroughly enjoyable, visually stunning delight for golfers, with impressive views to the Mediterranean Sea and the African Coast from most of the holes of the golf course. MAURITIUS: Mauritius Golf Tours Launching Newsletter Mauritius Golf Tours has launched its free monthly newsletter subscription. In the context of promoting Mauritius as a golf destination, Mauritius Golf Tours wants every newsletter subscribers to have the privilege of receiving golf tips, special packages and any exclusive golf news happening on the Island of Mauritius. This free service has just one simple goal. To keep the serious and passionate golfers updated with; - Special news from Mauritius Golf Tours, Golf events happening in Mauritius, Exclusive golf news, Special Interviews, Promotional packages, The Golf tourism industry and news about the Golf courses in Mauritius. ABU DHABI: #WomenOnCourse campaign inspires a generation at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club Host venue of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, inspires a generation with unique interactive campaign to uncover what makes women great. As 126 of the world’s best female golf professionals prepare to compete in the inaugural Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open (FBMLO), 2-5 November, the host venue, Gary Player’s Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, is inspiring a generation in Abu Dhabi by showcasing the many diverse roles women play across all walks of life with an interactive #WomenOnCourse campaign. ABU DHABI: Al Ain Again for MercedesBenz International Pro-Am The 2017 MercedesBenz International Pro-Am supported by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council will take place at Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club (AESGC), UAE from 29th January to 2nd February, as the popular Pro-Am returns for its fourth year. The event takes place over 5 days and consists of a three-round team event followed by an individual amateur competition and final Individual Professional round on the final day, with Professionals competing for a prize fund of €28,000*. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Casa de Campo Resort & Villas announces new Director of Sales Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, the 7,000-acre luxury resort and premier golf destination in La Romana, Dominican Republic, is pleased to introduce a new addition to their team of golf professionals. Kelly Sheehan has been appointed to Director of Golf Sales, where she will be able to utilize her strong passion for the game to positively impact the golf program at Casa de Campo. She’ll be working alongside long time Casa de Campo Golf Director Gilles Gagnon, who currently serves as the Director of Golf Emeritus, and Robert Birtel, Director of Golf Operations.