Golf at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa's golf sales assistant in Cheshire has been crowned the prestigious Cheshire Champion for the second year running. 

Emma Goddard from Halewood in Liverpool competed in the three-day competition, which recognises talented golfers and is open to any Cheshire Club player with a maximum handicap of seven.  

Emma who was 2013's Cheshire Ladies Champion  adds this accolade to an array of previous achievements including European Girls Faldo Series in 2007, playing in the Callaway World Championships in 2007 - 2009 and representing the Cheshire Ladies for the past five years.

Commenting on her win, Emma said: "I was competing against 40 talented women and I'm thrilled to have won this top award. It is recognised greatly in the industry and confirms my love and passion for the sport itself."

Rocio Cibran, general manager, said: "I'm incredibly proud of Emma for her Championship win. It's great to have her golf talent acknowledged and we're thrilled to have her on the team here at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa along with our resident experts."

Emma Goddard joined the hotel's Premier Golf Club in January to strengthen and pursue a career in golf.  The hotel has resident professionals on hand for expert advice and an indoor golf academy, plus three golf courses to choose from.

Set in the heart of beautiful Cheshire countryside, the 18-hole Championship and Premier Golf Courses and 9-hole Arderne course makes Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa a world class championship golf venue.

The hotel recently celebrated being named AA Hotel Group of the Year 2013/2014.