TUESDAY, MAY 8: Readers of Condé Nast Traveler, one of the world’s leading luxury travel publications, have recognized The Fairmont Southampton on the publication’s 2012 Top 121 Golf Resorts list which appears in the April issue. Receiving a score of 82.7 out of 100, The Fairmont Southampton joins seven other Fairmont Hotels and Resorts on the prestigious list. The results for the 2012 Golf Poll were derived from Condé Nast Traveler’s 2011 Readers’ Choice survey, a questionnaire that polls the publication’s readers. Golf resorts were rated across eight criteria, including: Course Design & Access, Golf Staff & Service, Rooms, Service, Food/Dining, Location and Overall Design.

Anthony Mocklow, Director of Golf at The Fairmont Southampton said, “Our ongoing efforts to revitalize the golf product in Bermuda appear to be bearing fruit. Whether through the introduction of international caliber events such as the Bacardi Par 3 Championships or through providing innovative and fun twists on the games such as Night Golf, we here at The Fairmont Southampton are pleased to provide a high quality, wide and varied experience to both local and international golfers.”

“Credit must be given to our team here at the Golf Course. They have implemented a phenomenal beautification program that has enhanced the appearance of the course and consistently display a high level of dedication to customer service and providing a memorable experience for our golfers,” Mr. Mocklow added.

2011-2012 has been a banner year for Golf at The Fairmont Southampton with their Championship Par 3 Course earning recognition from Golf Magazine as one of the Top 5 Par 3 Courses in the world and The 3rd Annual Bacardi Par 3 Championship receiving the highest level of participation to date.

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts recognized by Condé Nast include (Scores are out of a possible 100):

•           The Fairmont Orchid, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, Score 91.5

•           The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, BC, Score 90.1

•           Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico, Score 90.1

•           The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, Hawaii, Score 89.3

•           Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, Arizona, Score 84.8

•           The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper Park, Alberta, 83.5

•           The Fairmont Southampton, Southampton, Bermuda, 82.7

•           The Fairmont Acapulco Princess, Acapulco, Mexico, 82.2