Heritage Le Telfair and Heritage Golf Club awarded at the World Golf Awards 2016

Prestigious property scoops prize for ‘Indian Ocean’s Best Golf Course’

Heritage Golf Club has been awarded the ‘Indian Ocean’s Best Golf Course’ for the third year in a row at the World Golf Awards. Adding to the accolade, Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort was awarded the ‘Indian Ocean’s Best Golf Hotel’, for the first time.

Jacques Charles, COO, Heritage Resorts dedicates both awards to his whole team and adds: “We are absolutely delighted to have won not one, but two awards at this prestigious golf event. We would like to thank everyone that voted for us in both categories; it really is a compliment to our brand when visitors take the time to vote for us, we are incredibly grateful.

We look forward to 2017 when we will once again host the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open from 23rd – 26th November. Preparations are already underway to make this the biggest and best event to date; we hope to attract 156 championship players to the island.”

On Saturday 12th November, the World Golf Awards held their annual ceremony in Portugal to announce the 2016 winners. The event celebrates and rewards excellence in golf tourism, world class courses and golf destinations worldwide. A record number of votes were cast by leading golf professionals as well as hundreds of thousands of golf consumers in more than 100 countries.

Jonathan Menteath, Heritage Golf Club‘s General Manager, represented Heritage Resorts and received both awards during the event and adds: “Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort receiving the accolade for the ‘Indian Ocean’s Best Golf Hotel’ for the first time, is a great achievement for the hotel. The AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open golf tournament brought the hotel into the limelight in 2015 on the international golf scene and now this award anchors its positioning as an acclaimed golf hotel.

For further information about Heritage Golf Club and Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort see their website www.heritageresorts.mu

For further information about the World Golf Awards visit www.worldgolfawards.com

For further information about the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open go to www.afrasiabankmauritiusopen.com

Heritage Golf Club

The magnificent 18-hole course of the Heritage Golf Club stretches over 100 hectares of breath-taking scenery. Nestled between the sea and mountains, it is set in a landscape dotted with lakes, streams, tropical trees and incredible views. Ranking among the best courses on the island, it is both technically challenging and varied, thus providing exhilarating golfing moments and an exceptional game. In addition to a championship par 72 course, the Heritage Golf Club offers a Club House, a Pro Shop, a 9-hole par 3 short course, a putting green, a chipping green and a double driving range. Lessons can also be booked with a Golf Pro.

Heritage Le Telfair

Heritage Le Telfair, part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, is an elegant five-star plus hotel located on the Domaine de Bel Ombre in the south of Mauritius. This exclusive resort offers the ultimate in refinement during your tropical island get away. It boasts elegant architecture, fine restaurants and bars, lush tropical gardens, an exclusive Seven Colours Millesime Spa, a 600 m2 pool, a heated pool, and an array of sea and land activities. At Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort enjoy unparalleled sea views, direct beach access, themed evenings, a high level of personal service, as well as all the exclusive and luxurious facilities available at the Domaine de Bel Ombre.