Dublin East Coast Golf Alliance has been named European Golf Destination of the year for 2015 at the annual golf industry ‘Oscars’, the IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators) awards.
More than 540 golf tour operators in 62 countries, all members of the IAGTO voted Dublin East Coast as the European Golf Destination of the Year. The award recognises the greatest achievements of golf destinations and golf resorts in terms of the experience they deliver to travelling golfers and the professionalism with which the destination and local industry work with golf tour operators.
This award was presented to Dublin East Coast Golf Alliance Director Aine Mangan at the IAGTO Awards Gala Dinner in Lake Como Italy on Thursday 30th October 2014 on the final night of the International Golf Travel Market.
Congratulating the members of Dublin East Coast Golf Alliance, Simon Gregory, Tourism Ireland’s director of markets, said: “This is a tremendous honour for the clubs working to promote this part of Ireland and the superb golf on offer here. The fact that 540 golf tour operators in 62 countries voted for Dublin East Coast Golf Alliance is testament to the superb experience these clubs offer international golfers. Ireland has some of the greatest golf courses in the world so it is wonderful to see them recognised by IAGTO in this way.”