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The Vale Resort voted "Most Enjoyable Golf Course"
March 4, 2011

The Vale Resort in Wales was recognised as the 'UK 's Most Enjoyable Golf Course' at a prestigious awards ceremony last night. Chosen by a panel of experts, over fellow finalist The Belfry, The Vale picked up the accolade at the inaugural 59 Club Awards Dinner, established to recognise excellence in golf.

59 club's independent panel of testers was responsible for picking the winner of the award from over 50 courses. After whittling the finalists down to two, The Vale's Wales National course and the Brabazon at The Belfry, the panel decided that the Welsh course was ultimately their favourite to play in the whole of the UK .

The Vale Resort's Golf Operations Manager Clive Coombs says "We are absolutely thrilled with tonight's win, especially when you look at the standard of the courses that we were up against. At The Vale we are, of course, committed to ensuring that our courses play to the very highest standard, but it has also always been absolutely crucial to us that our members and visitors are able to come and simply enjoy the experience that we offer here - I'm delighted that our efforts have paid off. "

To celebrate the win, the Vale Resort is offering people the chance to experience the enjoyment of their golf courses for themselves with an exclusive membership deal. For a limited time, you can sign up as a Full Adult 7 Day or a Five Day Midweek Member for an amazing half price! And becoming a member of the Vale Golf Club doesn't just give you access to one of the country's best golf courses - it also entitles you to discounts on food and drinks, treatments in the extensive spa, rooms at the 4* hotel and monthly fees at the leisure club.

The Vale's National course, which has hosted a number of European Challenge Tour events, offers a mixture of mature wooded areas, wide and narrow fairways and vast areas of water features. This is all set within 650 acres of beautiful Welsh countryside, boasting an abundance of wildlife.

The 72 Lake Course is dominated by a 20-acre lake and has water coming into play on 12 of its holes. Its 8 th hole looks down over the largest heronry in Wales . Its unique signature hole, The Island Green (12 th ), has been ranked as one of the UK 's top golf holes.

The Wales National opened in 2003 and is one of the longest champion golf courses outside America at 7,433 yards off the championship tees. Water comes into play on a number of holes and greens are also constructed to USGA standard. The Wales National's 2 nd hole is the longest par 5 in Wales .

Clive Coombs leads a team of four top golf professionals, all fully qualified members of the PGA with over fifty years of professional golfing experience between them. The team is renowned for its friendly approach to beginners or newcomers as well as to their challenging tutorials for more competitive golfers.

For more information on the golf membership deal please call a member of the team on 01443 665826/7 or visit the website at: www.vale-hotel.com








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