STARWOOD PREFERRED GUEST offers once-in-a-lifetime experience to take on the world's top golfers at the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship Pro-Am
SPG member partners with Martin Kaymer to compete with Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy
Abu Dhabi: As part of the inaugural official hotel partnership between the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship and The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, one lucky Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) member had the chance to rub shoulders with the world’s top golfers.
Through Moments by SPG, which provides a series of auctions for exclusive and once-in-a-lifetime experiences for its members, Leonardo Horvat bid his Starpoints to partner with Martin Kaymer in the official Championship Pro-Am and compete with four of the world’s top ten golfers, including Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods
“This has been a day I will cherish for years,” commented Leonardo Horvat. “It was an incredible experience to play alongside Martin and get up close with the stars. A big thank you to SPG and The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort for such an extraordinary week.”
In addition to the Pro-Am, Horvat enjoyed a stay at the 5-star luxury resort, where the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship competitors were based for the week, including World Number 1 Rory McIlroy, as well as Tiger Woods. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort’s finest expression of service and hospitality was also on offer at the championship, where guests of the resort had the best view when the last putt dropped.
“This was a great week and an important opportunity for us to welcome our SPG guests and these golfing legends,” commented General Manager, John Pelling, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi. “The SPG Moment this year was extra special and we were delighted to offer the experience to Mr. Horvat.”
The Starwood Preferred Guest Programme gives guests a chance to earn Starpoints to earn more choices, flexibility and benefits including exclusive redemption options, free nights and access to award-winning properties. Moments by SPG creates money can’t buy experiences, such as VIP tickets, private performances or a tee time with the world’s best golfers.
For more information visits:
About St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
Combining classic sophistication and modern luxury, the St. Regis brand remains faithful to its commitment to excellence. Founded by John Jacob Astor IV, with the opening of the first St. Regis Hotel in New York City over a century ago, The St. Regis brand of hotels is known for its unique luxury dimension, customized service and refined elegance, in the best destinations worldwide. Plans for this brand to globally continue its legacy include long-awaited St. Regis properties in Bahia Beach, Puerto Rico, and BalHarbour in the US and on the exclusive island of Bermuda. In Latin America, St. Regis will unveil new hotels and resorts in Buenos Aires and Kanai Riviera. In Asia, St. Regis has also announced plans to open properties in Bangkok, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur, Lhasa, Nanjing, Osaka, SanyaYalong Bay and Tianjin. In Africa and the Middle East, the St. Regis brand will continue to expand in Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Doha and Mauritius. The distinctive trait of the St. Regis experience is customized service and attention, coveted locations and luxurious design. For more information on The St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, please visit the new www.stregis.com.