Go Golfing Travel Wins 2018 Best Golf Tour Operator Award
Gold Coast, Australia (6 November 2018): Go Golfing Travel, Australia’s biggest international golf tour operator, has once again been announced as the best golf tour operator at the World Golf Awards ceremony in Spain.
For the fourth straight year, Go Golfing Travel has won the title of Oceania’s Best Golf Tour Operator and Australia’s Best Inbound Golf Tour Operator.
Hosted at the La Manga Club in Southern Spain, the annual World Golf Awards serve to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism. The worldwide voting process includes industry experts from within the golf and tourism industries and club golfers.
From humble beginnings working out of a garage at his parents’ home many years ago, Go Golfing founder and managing director, Peter McCarthy, tracked a course for the company to become Asia Pacific’s premier organiser of events, tours and holidays for more than 15,000 club golfers annually.
Peter accepted the award, stating, “At Go Golfing we bring golfers together for the best time of their lives. That’s what drives us and these awards are a vote of confidence not only from our clients but the worldwide golf tourism industry. To have Go Golfing Travel recognized by the World Golf Awards is rich reward for my amazing team who go above and beyond to deliver the best golf travel experiences for our clients.”
Best known for hosting the world’s biggest tournaments for club golfers, Go Golfing regularly attract upwards of 700 golfers to their week-long World Masters tournaments hosted throughout the Asia Pacific region. Golfers come from more than 30 countries to play. These events give everyday golfers the PGA tour event experience with all the trappings usually reserved just for the pros. Players compete for the richest prize pools available to amateur golfers and enjoy spectacular entertainment.
A major boon for golf tourism, Go Golfing’s “World Masters” series of events bring big spending golf travellers as well as the media spotlight to each destinations golf and tourism assets.
Go Golfing hosts small group golf tours and cruises to 26 countries. World-class golf, iconic attractions, and unique experiences have proven to be a winning combination. Outside of Australia, Thailand, South Africa, Hawaii, Spain & Portugal, Scotland & Ireland, China, Vietnam, and Japan are the top 10 destinations for Go Golfing clients. Free travel of golf clubs on airlines and a burgeoning solo travellers club are among the added benefits offered to clients.
“As a full-service travel agency, Go Golfing Travel can arrange flights, insurance and everything else clients wish to add to their holiday. We respect the trust clients place in us to arrange a quality, hassle-free and great value golf holiday experience,” said Peter McCarthy.