Monday, March 9, 2015

Troon to Manage Fairmont St Andrews, Scotland

(Scottsdale, Ariz.) – Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development, and marketing, is pleased to announce it has been selected by Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC, owner of Fairmont St Andrews, to manage golf operations at the championship venue located at the “home of golf.” Adding another world-class facility to its international division, the announcement follows continued successes across Troon’s 43-strong collection of internationally managed properties, reaffirming its market-leading position.

Set on a unique 520-acre coastal Scottish estate, in a region steeped in history, Fairmont St Andrews features a five-star luxury resort offering visitors the perfect golfing oasis with access to two championship golf courses. Overlooking the North Sea, The Kittocks and The Torrance courses will benefit from Troon’s all-encompassing knowledge-set for unsurpassed golf course conditioning.

“We look forward to working closely with the golf and hotel teams on-site to further improve standards and build on the solid base that has been created since it first opened,” said Bruce Glasco, chief operating officer, managing director, Troon International Operations. “Fairmont St Andrews joins a fine collection of Troon-facilities in the UK, becoming our second Scottish venue and sitting alongside the likes of Prince’s Golf Club, The Grove and Centurion Club, the only Troon Privé club in the U.K.”

The elegant hotel boasts more than 200 lavish guest rooms, each providing an authentic Scottish theme. Accompanying the residential options, guests can sample dining from a plethora of outlets, including La Cucina with its contemporary Italian dining experience. The fully-serviced clubhouse, which affords a stunning cliff-top setting with views over St Andrews Bay, provides an excellent end to any round.

The luxurious Signature Spa completes the offering at Fairmont St Andrews, which also boasts an abundance of post-golf amenities available to guests including, a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and relaxation room making it the perfect base to complete the experience when golfing in the region.

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