London, England: A total of 14 IMG Prestige venues have been included in the latest Golf World Top 100 Golf Resorts in Continental Europe ranking.
The courses were spread across 10 European countries – Austria (Diamond), Azerbaijan (Dreamland), Finland (Kytäjä), France (Le Golf National), Hungary (Zala Springs), Italy (La Bagnaia, Verdura), Portugal (Monte Rei, Oitavos Dunes), Slovenia (Royal Bled), Spain (El Prat, Finca Cortesin, La Manga) and Turkey (Carya).
Entering the ranking for the first time were La Bagnaia in Italy, Dreamland in Azerbaijan and Zala Springs in Hungary. After appearing in the ranking for the first time in 2018, Royal Bled in Slovenia moved up 36 places.
“We feel extremely proud to see multiple IMG Prestige venues featured on these rankings,” said Russell Hannah, Senior Director at IMG Golf Course Services, an Associate Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
He added: “It’s a great reward for the teams based at the different resorts as they all work extremely hard to offer fantastic facilities and a unique golfing experience.
“IMG Prestige works with some of the best venues around the world and we are confident that any golfer visiting an IMG Prestige club in future will have a very enjoyable time.”
Golf World’s Top 100 Golf Resorts is a bi-annual ranking that is based on a course review panel and a judging methodology.
Golf World has also launched a new Top 10 Resorts for City Breaks ranking in which Dreamland came out on top.