Rufflets Voted Country House Hotel of the Year 2010

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Rufflets has been voted Country House Hotel of the Year at the Golf Tourism Scotland Gold Standard Awards 2010. The award recognises the high facility standards and level of service the hotel offers golf visitors in its hometown of St. Andrews.

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To be given this award by our colleagues in the golf industry in Scotland underlines the impact on client satisfaction that is made by our continuing high levels of service - and an indication that our hard work and dedication does make a real difference.

Rufflets, a family-owned hotel in St. Andrews, has won Golf Tourism Scotland's Country House Hotel of the Year Award for 2010. This prestigious award is open to hotels and exclusive-use properties operating in rural areas that provide services to golf visitors in Scotland.

The award was one of 11 given out during Golf Tourism Scotland's annual Gold Standard Awards, held this year on the 11th of November. Other awards given out on the night include Golf Course of the Year, Caddiemaster of the Year and Golf Tour Operator of the Year. Having won the Country House Hotel award in 2008 and 2009, Rufflets successfully upheld the same high standards to win the award again for the third year in a row.

One of the oldest and most established country house hotels in Scotland, Rufflets offers a range of offers and golf breaks in St. Andrews, including assistance is arranging the all-important tee-times.

Stephen Owen, General Manager of Rufflets, had this to say: "To be given this award by our colleagues in the golf industry in Scotland underlines the impact on client satisfaction that is made by our continuing high levels of service - and an indication that our hard work and dedication does make a real difference."

Rufflets' home town of St. Andrews is a world class golf destination and widely considered the home of golf. It offers six 18 hole courses and one 9 hole course, as well as four championship courses just outside the town itself. In July 2010, St. Andrews hosted the Open Championship for the 28th time. As there is no shortage of golf hotels in St. Andrews, it is no small feat for Rufflets to win the Gold Standard Award for the third time.

About Golf Tourism Scotland
Golf Tourism Scotland (GTS) was formed in 2005 with the aim of raising the standards of Scotland's golf tourism in areas of product development, marketing, training and research. GTS has around 130 members involved in almost every area of Scotland's golf tourism.

About Rufflets
Rufflets is a family-owned country house hotel in St. Andrews. Set in 10 acres of award-winning gardens, the 4 star hotel offers individually designed bedrooms and self-catering lodges. As one of the most popular hotels in the acclaimed home of golf, Rufflets is also available for weddings, civil marriages and corporate events.

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