The Hexham, Northumberland venue was 24th in the list, with , York, also creeping into the top 50 at 46. , Leeds, was 58th, , in Grantham, was ranked 62nd and Forest Pines – now rebranded as – in Broughton, Lincolnshire, was a further three places back.
And Alan Foley, RBH’s director of golf and spa sales, was quick to praise staff at the resorts for their consistently high levels of performance.
He said: “What is a fabulous success for RBH is down to the hard work and dedication of every member of our resort teams, from the general managers down to the part-time workers. Their attention to detail and helpful ‘can-do’ attitude has been rewarded with all eight of our resorts in the top 100. It’s a fabulous feat and we thank them all for their commitment to the group ethos.”
As the largest golf resort operator in the UK, RBH – the UK’s leading independent hotel management company – manages eight championship and tournament golf courses across the UK, in a diverse collection of more than 70 branded and private-label hotel properties.
The tournament at Close House, scheduled to start on July 30, is set to be the first European Tour event since the coronavirus crisis halted action.
The world number one believes it would be the ‘right call’ to push the event back to 2021.
The exhibition match, against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, raised 20 million dollars.
The Dutchman finished third and second in the first two weeks of the home-based competition.
NFL stars Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will also be involved.
The US President was among the viewers watching the TaylorMade Driving Relief.
The US President phoned in as McIlroy played in a Sunday fundraiser for coronavirus victims.
Syme donated his prize money to charity.
‘This is the life of a caddie…’
The Northern Irishman is ranked number one in the world.