Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Another industry accolade has come the way of The Els Club Teluk Datai.
The Malaysian layout, which opened on the island of Langkawi in October, has been named the ‘Best International Golf Course’ at the International Property Awards in Dubai.
Prior to that the course sculpted by Ernie Els Design – a Full Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation – had received acknowledgement as the ‘World’s Best New Golf Course’ and ‘Best New Golf Course in Asia’ at last month’s World Golf Awards.
The International Property Awards are for by a panel of industry experts, comprised of architects, hospitality professionals, golf journalists and resort developers.
Tunku Dato’ Ahmad Burhanuddin, Managing Director of Destination Resorts and Hotels (DRH), said: “Earlier this year we were thrilled to receive the award for the Best Golf Course in Malaysia and the Best Golf Course in Asia Pacific at the Asia Pacific Property Awards. It is an incredible honour to now receive the award for the Best International Golf Course at the International Property Awards.
“We are delighted that so many property industry professionals share our views on what a spectacular property The Els Club Teluk Datai truly is. Langkawi is arguably one of the true Asian treasure troves of island destinations, and to now boast a golf course that is receiving as much critical acclaim as our award-winning hotel, The Datai Langkawi, makes us all very proud. ”
David Townend, Els Club Malaysia Senior Vice President, said: “The International Property Awards are highly regarded in our industry, so to receive this accolade, having only had our grand opening recently, is incredible recognition of the hard work that has gone into the design and construction of this course.
“The praise we have received will open the eyes of golfers across the globe to the quality of The Els Club Teluk Datai and Malaysia as a golfing destination.”
The Els Club Teluk Datai is managed and operated by Troon Golf, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
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