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top golf resorts UK & IRELAND It doesn’t get any better than playing where it all began. deserae del campo celtic manor resort The Property: Set on more than 2,000 acres of parkland in South Wales, Celtic Manor Resort is made up of two hotels: the 330-room Resort Hotel and the historic, 19th century Manor House with 70 rooms. History mingles with charm at the Manor House where accommodations range from the Manor Period Four Poster Suite to the Manor Period Family Room, while the Resort Hotel offers Superior Suites with queen-size beds and balcony option, and Deluxe Suites featuring a master bedroom with separate lounge and dining area. The Golf: Celtic Manor Resort offers its guests three courses to choose from: The Twenty Ten Course, a par 71 with water hazards on half of its holes and built specifically to host The Ryder Cup in 2010; the Roman Road Course, a par 70 designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and the venue for The Celtic Manor Wales Open from 2005 to 2007; and The Montgomerie Course, a challenging par 69 course designed by golf legend Colin Montgomerie and reminiscent of the classic Scottish links courses. The Amenities: From spa treatments to fishing, mountain biking and castle sightseeing there are a slew of activities guests can experience. And the restaurant scene offers a choice to dine at six on-property restaurants, including the elegant Terry M restaurant. Top: Spa time at The Gleneagles Hotel in central Scotland. Right: The Roman Road Course at Celtic Manor Resort in South Wales. The Scene: Ideal for couples or a guys’ getaway, Celtic Manor Resort is also very family-friendly and ideal for a multi-generational holiday. Toddlers can try their hand at golf with Adventure Golf, a miniature golf course with two 9-hole courses, or take swimming lessons. Advise your client to look into purchasing the Activity Pass ($59 per child, ages 6 and up), giving kids a full day of fun learning archery and playing laser tag along with other activities. The Rates: The Two Course Stay and Play package includes 1-night accommodations for two in the Manor House; a full Welsh breakfast; 18 holes at The Montgomerie and Roman Road courses; and full use of The Forum Health Club. Starting rates are $121 pp. ➤ 30 may 2013 30-37 EU Golf.indd 30 4/23/13 12:37 PM

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