The name Turnberry is indelibly linked to golf. Home of four Open Championships, including the famous 1977 Duel in the Sun between Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson, and with the iconic Turnberry lighthouse guiding golfers around the coastal stretch, it truly is a golfers paradise.
It’s now also the perfect destination for business minds to come together, for team building activities and a place for decisions to be made and ideas to be created.
The Ailsa Craig Suite
One of the new spaces to be created has grand views through large picture windows overlooking the Championship golf courses and beyond. With cleverly installed AV and a large television screen, it is perfect for a delegate grouping of approximately 140 theatre style.
The Caledonia Ballroom
This large, sparkling space featuring a selection of glittering chandeliers and is ideal for a selection of larger scale conferences and events, with a theatre capacity for up to 200 people. Classically decorated with neutral colours it has top of the range audio visual equipment, including an inbuilt projector and screen.
The Caledonia Ballroom also has a chic terrace, accessed by glass paned doors, perfect for after dinner drinks or alternative dining options such as a barbeque.
Located next to the Caledonia Ballroom are two smaller meeting spaces, named after local areas – The Alloway and The Kyle. These rooms are perfect for break out spots, organiser meeting areas or for additional space for storage.
The Old Tom Morris Suite
A fitting tribute to the legendary four time Open Champion, Tom Morris, this room is the ideal space for pre-dinner drinks ahead of a function in The Caledonia Ballroom. The Trump Boardroom Inspired by Trump Turnberry’s illustrious owner, Donald J Trump, this boardroom is the ideal place to perfect the art of the deal.
With a capacity of 10 for a boardroom meeting, or a private dinner, this space is framed by the resort’s signature picture windows, with inspiring views across the Championship links and beyond.
The smallest of the meeting spaces is The Carrick. Suitable for use as a small boardroom for up to 10 people, this room it can also be used as a breakout space or for a meeting planners office during a larger conference or event
The Tom Watson Boardroom
Located with the Trump Turnberry clubhouse, The Tom Watson Boardroom is named after the legendary Open Champion who thrilled the golfing world in 1977 during the famous Duel in the Sun.
Tom Watson is inextricably linked to Turnberry, winning in 1977 and then coming so close another Open victory in 2009 in a tense playoff with Stewart Cink. Watson also lifted the Senior Open Championship trophy in 2003.
This beautiful room is filled with natural light and features glass doors which open out onto a balcony which overlooks the hallowed 18th green, where Watson and Nicklaus battled it out to take the Claret Jug.
This elegant boardroom seats up to 40 people theatre style and 30 for a private dinner.
The Champions Suite
With views towards the famous Ailsa 18th closing hole and the iconic Trump Turnberry hotel, The Champions Suite is a tribute to the resorts illustrious golfing history. Featuring images of the Turnberry Champions, past and present, this large room has a casual, golfing atmosphere that is perfect for those with a love of the great game.
This space is idea for golf days, where guests can register and gather for breakfast before heading out to Trump Turnberry’s famous links. Dinner can then also be served afterwards with accompanying prize giving ceremony.
The room has a capacity of 80 theatre style or for a banquet style dinner.
The Donald J. Trump Ballroom
This 500 seated capacity function space features lavish chandeliers and the very best in interior design. With floor to ceiling windows with incredible views out across the Championship links to Ailsa Craig and Arran, this space is poised to become Scotland’s leading destination for weddings, conferences and events.
To really wow your guests, why not consider an exclusive use booking of the hotel? This option provides a real flexibility on space, allowing for functions such as drinks receptions to be held in areas that would not be possible if the hotel had other guests, such as The Grand Tea Lounge & Bar.
Speaker Bio: Chris West
Having graduated from the University of Plymouth with a degree in Hospitality Management went to work with The Desborough Hotel Group looking after 4 hotels. Then moved to Hilton based on the South Coast selling Nationally and Internationally. From there moved to a Regional Sales Managers role with Ramada Jarvis before moving to De Vere Venues. Joined Trump Turnberry in Feb 2017 as The Account Director and relishing the opportunity to grow and develop the corporate business into this wonderful resort. I am very passionate about the Hospitality Industry and ensure I build long term sustainable relationships with my customers.