Crystal Cruises has added three new courses to
its top-tier golf program aboard Crystal Symphony’s 14-day
transatlantic cruise this fall.
Departing September 3 from London to
Boston, the Experiences of Discovery golf cruise allows
guests to tee off in Scotland, Iceland and Nova Scotia.
As part of the comprehensive
Nordic golf program, former Yankee and Dodger baseball
star and legendary celebrity golfer Rick Rhodes and
Bruce Murray, and former Canadian P.G.A. director will
accompany golfers to courses and offer tips and insight
into improving one’s game during clinics on board.
The new courses featured on the Nordic
Exploration cruise are:
• Nairn Championship Golf Club,
Scotland – Among the top 25 courses in Britain and
Ireland, with opening stretch of holes along the
• Keilir Golf Club, Iceland – A short
course with terrain and ocean breezes that test golfers’
• Glen Arbour Golf Course, Nova Scotia
– Natural hazards, elevation changes and tricky greens
challenge even the best golfers.
“Crystal continues to raise the stakes
for our golf program by featuring new courses in perhaps
unexpected destinations, that offer guests both a
challenging game and entertaining experience,” said John
Stoll, Crystal Cruises’ director, land programs. “The
itinerary is ideal for non-golfers as well, with
numerous options in each port.”
Crystal’s golf program includes a VIP
Golfers welcome cocktail reception; Taylormade
equipment; welcome kits, including scheduled golf
events, course info and gifts; friendly competition,
including a “A Hole in One” contest awarding the winner
a complimentary cruise; transport to/from each course
accompanied by a Crystal escort or pro; 45-minute
warm-up and pre-round refreshments and post-round
cocktails; complimentary storage and cleaning of clubs
The cruise visits Reykjavic, Iceland;
Halifax, Nova Scotia; Invergordon and Lerwick, Scotland;
Nuuk, Greenland and Boston, Massachusetts.
Fares start at US$4,745 per
person, double occupancy, with an All Inclusive – As You
Wish of up US$1,000 per person. Golf excursions start at
US$339 per person. The voyage can be taken back-to-back
with Crystal Symphony’s August 23, round-trip London
Golf cruise, which offers play in six British Isles
ports, for the ultimate golfer’s vacation.
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