(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) – Keswick Hall & Golf Club – the acclaimed 600-acre luxury resort set in Virginia’s scenic Hunt Country – announces John Trevenen as general manager.
Trevenen has nearly 30 years of strategic leadership experience at the five-star hospitality level, predominately in Australia or the U.S. He comes to Keswick Hall & Golf Club from the Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, N.Y. where he was general manager.
Previously, he was vice president and general manager of The Mayflower Inn & Spa in Washington, Conn. following several senior-level positions with Four Seasons Hotels including the brand’s Houston and Los Angeles properties. Trevenen is a graduate of the Tourism and Hotel Management School in Canberra, Australia.
“We’re thrilled John has joined our management team here at Keswick Hall,” says Greg Sligh, President and Managing Director. “His vast expertise is ideal to head a five-star property such as ours as we continue to be one of the premier resort destinations in the U.S.”
Keswick Hall & Golf Club has received numerous accolades recently including the prestigious Forbes Five-Star Award in recognition of its exceptional level of luxury and service for the third year in a row last month. Its new Pete Dye-designed course, Full Cry at Keswick Golf Club, is No. 3 in Golfweek’s “Best Courses You Can Play” in Virginia. Full Cry is ranked No. 45 in Golfweek’s “Best Resort Courses in the U.S.” and was named in Golf Digest’s “2015 Best New Courses.”
The region is home to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, the University of Virginia and numerous outdoor pursuits, drawing history buffs, wine lovers, sports enthusiasts and nature seekers year-round. Keswick Hall features newly refreshed upscale accommodations, spa services, fine dining at Fossett’s, and myriad amenities. Highly decorated, it has attained Condé Nast Traveler “gold” status, and is one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 “World’s Best Hotels.”
For more information on Keswick Hall & Golf Club visit www.keswick.com or call 434.979.3440.
About Keswick Hall & Golf Club
Set in the historic hunt and wine country of central Virginia in Charlottesville, Keswick Hall & Golf Club is a 600-acre boutique resort featuring 48 private guest rooms. The northern wing of the luxury resort hotel contains historic Villa Crawford, once the Italianesque private estate of the Robert Crawford family built in 1912. The resort has received the Forbes Five-Star Award for its exceptional level of luxury and service every year since 2015.
A full complement of amenities and activities are available to guests, including: golf, tennis, three swimming pools, croquet, nature trails, on-site vineyard, garden / historic tours, spa and fine dining. Off-site excursions include wine tasting, Presidential home visits, University of Virginia tours, clay shooting and more.
The property is home to the historic Keswick Club, a members club introduced in 1948 when renowned architect Fred Findlay added its first nine holes of golf. The course expanded to 18 holes in the mid-’50s and was renovated in 1992 by Arnold Palmer. World Golf Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye was commissioned to create its dramatic new Full Cry layout which is ranked at No. 45 in Golfweek’s “Best Resort Courses” in the U.S.
The acclaimed resort is the sister property of The Hermitage Hotel in Nashville.
Keswick Hall & Golf Club – centrally located — is an easy two-hour drive from the Washington D.C. metro area and just over three hours from Baltimore and 3.5 hours from Raleigh, N.C. Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) is 30 minutes away. Richmond International Airport (RIC) is an easy 60-minute drive.
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