Go Golfing Travel, Australia’s most awarded golf travel company, have added a Luxury Collection to their schedule of hosted golf tours. A selection of tours to the world’s most alluring golf and sightseeing destinations playing the most exclusive courses, opulent hotels and serving up a selection of sightseeing and cultural experiences only available to those in the know. The Go Golfing Luxury Collection for 2016 includes the Canadian Rockies and a France / Italy touring combination.
For more than 20 years Gold Coast based Go Golfing has been taking golfers to all parts of the globe for hosted golf tournaments and tours. Their annual event and tour calendar features about 20 countries. In February they will chalk up more than 1,000 golfers touring with Go Golfing to South Africa. Similar numbers have travelled to Canada. Tours to the US Masters, Scotland and Ireland, Japan, Vietnam, Spain and Portugal and New Zealand happen each year, with other destinations every couple of years. In June this year more than 750 golfers played in Go Golfing’s Centara World Masters in Hua Hin, Thailand – that’s a seriously big number.
It comes as no surprise that Go Golfing Travel has been awarded Oceania’s Best Golf Tour Operator for the second year running at the prestigious World Golf Awards recently announced in Portugal. In addition, Go Golfing was awarded Australia’s Best Inbound Golf Tour Operator, in recognition of the service provided to international visitors as well as local golfers exploring the best Australia has to offer. Go Golfing are on track to provide golfing holidays to more than 13,000 golfers this year.
According to managing director Peter McCarthy, service and value have underpinned the success of Go Golfing Travel. “Coming from a large family, delivering great value has been at the core of what we offer. The launch of the Luxury Collection has been inspired by an increasing number of clients who are looking for the very best tour experience available. Our worldwide partnerships give us access to some of the most exclusive courses and this is what our Luxury Collection Tours deliver. The accommodation includes castles, chateaux, 6-star hotels and there’s some real magic in the cultural experiences that we have created. You won’t find these experiences in travel brochures, they are unique and only available to those in the know. We have also sourced the top local guides. Yes, our Luxury Collection delivers the best of everything.
Just this month Go Golfing launched a Luxury Collection Tour to France and Italy. This tour starts and ends with two of Europe’s most iconic landmarks, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Colosseum in Rome. The itinerary winds its way through the very best of France and Italy’s sights, iconic attractions, rich culture, history and magnificent courses. For golfers and non-golfers, France and Italy serve up a smorgasbord of delights.
Befitting a tour of this quality, the No.1 golf course in Continental Europe is on offer. Tour guests will feel like royalty staying in a château, enjoy a private dinner and light show at the Château de Chenonceau, taste the wines of France, breathe the sweet lavender scent of Provence and feel the sand of the Riviera between their toes. They will discover why George Clooney has made Lake Como his home town before they wander through the City of Love, Verona. They will enjoy the gentle swaying of a gondola through the romantic City of Water, Venice, and fall for the magical views over the magnificent Venetian islands. They will bask in the Italian way of life so well portrayed in La Dolce Vita and Roman Holiday as they walk up the Spanish Steps and lose their heart all over again to the Trevi Fountain.
And the golf is nothing short of exquisite. We have hand-picked some of the finest and most exclusive courses France and Italy have to offer. You will play golf in the heart of French vineyards, among settings of historical significance and with backdrops of grandeur. First on offer is the Number one golf course in Continental Europe. Hidden deep within a dense old-world forest, the Simpson designed masterpiece is the domain of an exclusive club that as a rule does not accept visitor play. It is a special and very private place. The course is reminiscent of London’s heathland courses, but it stands out for its immaculate presentation and its elite greens.
Go Golfing’s Luxury Collection is reserved for tours of spectacular quality and luxury. This is more than a golf tour; it is a journey you’ll never forget. Availability on this tour is strictly limited. Book early to avoid disappointment and take advantage of the early bird special to save $1,000 per couple. Visit GoGolfing.net.au for more information today.