Having received advance news of a most enticing and unique golf tour, BGRW is happy to alert our readers to Cross Country International’s Colin Montgomery Experience at Gleneaglesand, not a moment too soon! You have always dreamed of Gleneagles now, you can be among a lucky few who will meet with Monty on the practice tee and raise their games to new heights. In the dazzling-clear, warm days of October, make a pilgrimage to Gleneagles, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to work with Colin Montgomerie on your swing.
A long-established specialist tour company, Cross Country International(CCI) is kicking off a new program of golfing opportunities around the world with this offering of a 6-night package to include five rounds of golf on the legendary Gleneagles courses; and the private clinic with a handful of other golfers, followed by a gala cocktail and dinner celebration and whiskey-tasting, an unforgettable evening accompanied by the lilting tunes of a Scottish bagpiper.
In a private practice setting, Monty will share his Ryder Cup-winning strategies and swing, chipping/pitching and putting techniques and secrets, while offering tips and suggestions to fine-tune each golfer’s skills. Five rounds of golf at Gleneagles are on the itinerary, on the Queens and Kings courses, and the PGA Course, which has been redesigned by Jack Nicklaus for the 2014 Ryder Cup. (CCI will also arrange optional sidetrips to St. Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbairns, including tee times, luxury accommodations and transportation.)
Non-golfers will enjoy all 850 glorious acres of grounds at the 5-star resort in the Perthshire countryside, and a plethora of world-class sporting activities, from the renowned equestrian facility to shooting, fishing, falconry, off-road driving, tennis, mountain biking and country walks, all with expert guidance and instruction if desired. Recreation and sightseeing are topped off by indulgence at Gleneagles’ new luxury Spa by ESPAimagine the four-handed massage, the Golfer’s Tonic, or Thai Therapy. A full body massage is included in the package, plus daily breakfast and dinner, and accommodation in a luxurious Classic Room.
It’s easy, really. Round-trip transportation from Edinburgh airport and Gleneagles is provided. For information and to book the Colin Montgomery Experience at Gleneagles and other one-of-a-kind golf tours, contact Cross Country International: (800) 828-8768, GolfingVacationsandMore.com.