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First in Fife Golfpass to see double again for 2006

1.45am 10th February 2006 - Travel

The First in Fife Golfpass for 2006 has been launched, with golfers once again being able to experience some excellent courses in Fife at amazingly low prices.
Having doubled their sales in 2005, the eight Golfpass clubs – Aberdour, Balbirnie Park, Burntisland, Canmore, Dunfermline, Forrester Park, Kirkcaldy, and Thornton – are aiming to repeat that feat again in 2006.
First in Fife are also delighted to announce that they have secured even more accommodation partners, as well as funding support from VisitScotland’s Challenge Fund, the Fife Tourism Development Fund Small Grants Scheme, and Scottish Enterprise Fife.
The group’s website – – has gone through major development, with golfers now able to buy their golfpasses online as well as by phoning VisitScotland’s Kirkcaldy Tourist Information Centre on 01592 267775.
The new improved website also highlights the group’s accommodation partners with full details of 17 hotels, B&Bs, and a caravan park who are all keen to promote and sell First in Fife golfpasses as part of short breaks and golfing holidays in Fife.
Ewen Watt, Captain of Burntisland Golf House Club and Chairman of the First in Fife group, said, “We doubled our sales to 648 golfpasses in 2005, and independent research shows that a high proportion of these golfers would not have come to Fife, and certainly would not have played our courses, but for the Golfpass. Our customers spent about £280,000 in Fife – in hotels, restaurants, shops, and filling stations as well as at our golf courses – so we are doing our bit for the local economy. I am delighted that this has been recognised by the various public agencies, whose support means we are extending our marketing campaign with lots of new ideas for 2006.”
The independent research showed that 98% of First in Fife Golfpass customers in 2005 would recommend the Golfpass to their friends, and these quotes from satisfied customers explain why:

“Excellent courses and value for money. See you in 2006”
“Brilliant idea. Beautiful part of the world. Lovely golf courses and friendly people. Can’t praise enough”.

The 2006 First in Fife Golfpass costs from £55 for 3 rounds and from £85 for 5 rounds. The group covers Aberdour, Balbirnie Park, Burntisland, Canmore, Dunfermline, Forrester Park, Kirkcaldy, and Thornton golf clubs.
The accommodation partners are: Aberdour Hotel, Cedar Inn (Aberdour), Woodside Hotel (Aberdour), Kingswood Hotel (Burntisland), Davaar House Hotel and Restaurant (Dunfermline), Garvock House Hotel (Dunfermline), Pitbauchlie House Hotel (Dunfermline), Rooms @ 29 Bruce Street (Dunfermline), Best Western Keavil House Hotel (Crossford), Lomond Hills Hotel (Freuchie), Balgeddie House Hotel (Glenrothes), Crusoe Hotel (Lower Largo), Letham Feus Caravan Park (by Lundin Links), Lundin Links Hotel, Swallow Old Manor Hotel (Lundin Links), Cruach B&B (Markinch), and Backmarch House B&B (Rosyth).
The First in Fife Golfpass can be obtained by credit card from VisitScotland Kirkcaldy Tourist Information Centre by calling 01592 267775, from any of the golf clubs or accommodation partners, or directly from the website –

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