White Witch Golf Course copped the Award for “Jamaica’s Best Golf Course 2015” at the 2nd Annual World Golf Awards held in Algarve, Portugal on November 8, 2015.
White Witch emerged victorious from an impressive field of world class golf courses which included Half Moon Golf Course, Tryall Golf Course, Sandals Golf and Country Club and Cinnamon Hill Golf Course.
“We are very excited to win this award, which truly recognizes and celebrates the unique beauty of the White Witch,” said Michael Rollins, Vice President of Marketing and Finance with Rose Hall Develoments who was in Portugal to receive the Award.
The Robert von Hagge and Rick Baril designed course is well known in the world of golf for its 600 acres of lush greenery, dramatic elevation changes and alluring panoramic vistas. A very proud Keith Stein, Director of Golf for White Witch said, “Each year thousands of golfers delight in this amazing course which has developed a loyal following of its own. We have a great team committed to ensuring that we never disappoint! White Witch keeps getting better and better.”
World Golf Awards, a part of the World Travel Awards, serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world class courses and golf destinations. Golf tourism constitutes a vital segment in the global travel and tourism marketplace. An estimated 60 million golfer visits will take place in 2015 to the 32,000 golf courses and resorts worldwide. The ultimate goal of the World Golf Awards is to raise the golf tourist customer experience and stimulate both the domestic and international golf tourism market. Votes are made by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry – senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media professionals as well as the public (golf tourism consumers).
Rose Hall Developments Ltd also owns and operates the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course.