Half Moon, A RockResort, Named Jamaica’s Best Golf Hotel

15 November 2014
Quinta do Lago, Portugal (November 15, 2014) - Thousands of discerning golf professionals and golf consumers worldwide cast their ballots declaring Half Moon Jamaica’s Best Golf Hotel at the World Golf Awards.
Held in Quinta do Lago, Portugal on Saturday, November 15, the World Golf Awards celebrates excellence in golf tourism and rewards countries and hotels that are committed to elevating the sport while offering world-class golf amenities and facilities.
No stranger to golf awards, the sixty-year-old resort has been named Jamaica’s Best Golf Resort at the World Travel Awards, of which the World Golf Awards is apart, for seven years in a row and also challenged 2000 other golf resorts in 2008 to earn the coveted Golf Resort of the Year award by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO).
General Manager of Half Moon, Aram Zerunian said, “It is good to know that our work to elevate our guests’ experience is not going unnoticed. Year-after-year will invest heavily in our golf course ensuring that we deliver nothing but the best to our gofers. We have been leading the charge for golf in Jamaica for over fifty years. Recognitions such as this only motivate us to aim higher.”
The 18- hole Half Moon Golf Course forms part of the 400-acre resort. Designed by noted architect Robert Trent Jones Sr in 1964 and renovated by his protégé Roger Rulewich in 2005, the Half Moon Golf Course has played host to various international golf tournaments such as the Jamaica Open, Celebrity Players Tour Jamaica Classic, European PGA Seniors Tournament and many others.
About Half Moon, A RockResort
Half Moon, A RockResort is a 60-year-old, 400-acre luxury resort located on Jamaica’s North Coast.  The resort features two miles of private, white-sand beach with 197 spacious rooms and suites.  Additionally, the AAA Four-Diamond resort offers 31 expansive four-, five-, six- and seven-bedroom villas all with private pools and personal staff of butler, cook and housekeeper.  In addition to spacious accommodations, Half Moon, A RockResort also offers guests a wide variety of amenities and activities including the multi-award winning Fern Tree Spa, a Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed 18-hole golf course, Half Moon Golf Academy, Spinning studio, 13 lit tennis courts, equestrian centre, fitness centre, 54 swimming pools, a teen activity centre, the colourful Anancy Children’s Village,  water sports, dolphin lagoon and more. 
About World Golf Awards
World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world class courses and golf destinations. The inaugural World Golf Awards will focus on the leading 130 nations who are shaping the future of this dynamic industry. Whilst celebrating and rewarding excellence across golf resorts, courses and the golfing destinations throughout the world, World Golf Awards will strive to ultimately raise the golf tourist customer experience and stimulate both the domestic and international golf tourism market.
David Barber                                                 Diandra Shand
dbarber@halfmoom.com                                dshand@halfmoon.com
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