Tenby Golf Club has been awarded the Golf Union of Wales/Future Financials Welsh Golf Club of the Year for 2014. This prestigious honour was announced at a Gala luncheon and presentation ceremony at the Celtic Manor Golf Resort on Wednesday 7th January 2015, where Club Captain Richard Ormond received the award on behalf of the Club.
Established in 1888 and widely regarded as the birthplace of golf in Wales, as well as one of the finest Championship links courses in the Principality, Tenby has been recognised for it’s vision and modern approach to golf in the current financial climate, specifically the completion of five major projects aimed at increasing revenue generation, as well as improving the customer experience and facilities available for visitors and members alike.
In addition to the World Ranked Championship Links Course Tenby now also offers:-An 8 bay covered driving Range, a state of the art equipped Teaching Studio, a refurbished Clubhouse and Patio area, and 7 en-suite twin bedrooms for Play and Stay breaks.
The Club was also recognised for its work in the last year to protect part of the Dune structure on the Golf Course/beach shoreline in conjunction with the Welsh Government, and local conservation authorities.
Club Secretary David Hancock said:
“This award is a great honour for the Club and recognises the fact that although historic and steeped in tradition, Tenby is very much a forward thinking and progressive Club with a team of dedicated volunteers and staff who have worked very hard over the last few years in recognising and addressing the issues that have affected most Golf Clubs worldwide since the financial downturn.”