Laguna Golf Group garnered a dual win for the prestigious 2017 Golf Digest Editor’s Choice Awards. Its championship course Laguna Golf Lăng Cô was voted Best Golf Resort International – Asia (Vietnam) while Laguna Golf Phuket was named Best Golf Resort International – Asia (Thailand), following its course re-launch in 2015.
Mr Adam Calver, Laguna Golf Lăng Cô Director of Golf said, “It is our honour to receive the Best Golf Resort International – Asia (Vietnam) by Golf Digest. This significant achievement is a testament to our team’s dedication in providing an exceptional golf resort experience. At Laguna Lăng Cô, our Banyan Tree, Angsana and Laguna Golf teams take great pride in embracing genuine Vietnamese hospitality and culture. This award will spur us to continue elevating our service. We will be creating exciting group and family-friendly golfing experiences to allow more guests enjoy our golf facilities.”
Mr Paul Wilson, Laguna Golf Assistant Vice President / Group Golf Director enthused, “Laguna Golf, part of the Banyan Tree Group, is proud to be named by Golf Digest Editors’ Choice Awards as a leader of the golf industry for our two golf destinations in Asia Pacific. The Best Golf Resort International – Asia (Thailand) is a recognition for our Laguna Golf Phuket associates who share the passion for golf and dedicated service to creating memorable holidays for discerning golf enthusiasts worldwide.”
Laguna Golf Lăng Cô is one of the “must-go” golf destinations in Vietnam’s central coast area. From an open paddy field beside a large lake to mountainous forest terrain, guests will play towards the beach at the ninth hole. The unique environs of rice paddies, soaring trees, “blowout” areas, creeks, streams and dramatic rock outcrops on oceanfront footage. Being the 26th course designed by six-time Major winner Sir Nick Faldo, it is arguable his boldest and best creation yet.
Laguna Golf Phuket, located in Asia’s first integrated resort – Laguna Phuket, delivers a tranquil getaway designed with sustainability in mind, a superior golf experience and Southeast Asia’s first PGA-branded golf academy. It infuses a native cultural experience with local elements for that unique sense of place.
The authority on how, what and where to play, the Golf Digest Editors’ Choice Awards is one of the most esteemed awards in the golf industry. The assessment period takes place throughout the year by senior editors from 27 international affiliates of the widely-read global golf publication. With rigorous inputs from the panel of over 1,000 course raters, the judging are based on the merits of all aspects of each resort property officially announce the winner lists in early of May on golfdigest.com/best-in-golf