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LHW launch ‘The Golf Society’

12.42am 13th March 2012 - Travel

The Leading Hotels of the World (LHW) has launched the The Golf Society, an elite association that combines all the privileges and perks of its signature Leaders Club membership programme along with a host of supplementary benefits designed for members-only at participating Leading Golf resorts. With championship golf courses to be found all over the world, the season never ends. The programme is designed to create value for both serious and casual golfers.

SVP & Chief Marketing Officer of LHW, Claudia Kozma Kaplan, commented, “In 2011, our Leading Golf resorts had an increase in revenue of over 40%. This tremendous success reflects the appeal of our iconic golf courses including St. Andrews, Casa de Campo, Gleneagles, and Sandy Lane, to name only a few. Membership in the Golf Society will make for truly extraordinary experiences.”

In addition to access to nearly 50 celebrated courses, members of the Golf Society enjoy all of the following exclusive golf and resort benefits*:

Golf Benefits:

  • Complimentary club rental
  • Complimentary “replay” privileges
  • Complimentary driving range usage
  • Customised Golf Society apparel and accessories
  • Annual subscription to LINKS Magazine
  • Exclusive services of Golf Society Butler for access to custom tours, tee times, hotel stays, and more.
  • Priority registration at the ‘Leaders Club Cup’, an exclusive five-day, four-night event during which participants take part in a tournament on premier courses including Old Course at St. Andrews, Kingsbarns, and the Castle Course.

Resort Benefits (includes all Leaders Club Access benefits):

  • Preferred status for a one-category room upgrade
  • Complimentary continental breakfast for two each day
  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Access to members-only rates
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Ability to earn free nights
  • Invitations to exclusive events

The annual membership fee for The Golf Society (including all Leaders Club Access benefits) is USD 400. For more information on participating hotels, or how to become a member of the Golf Society, please email, call 1-800-650-CLUB or visit


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