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VENUE INFO

Venue             Promoter
Scottish Hydro Challenge hosted by Macdonald Hotels & Resorts
Macdonald Spey Valley Golf Club
Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort
Aviemore
Inverness-shire
Scotland
PH22 1PN
Tel: + 44 (0)1479 811725
Website: www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/aviemore/golf

Location: SE of Inverness

Nearest Airport: Inverness 45 mins

Entries Close: Thursday 12th June
            European Challenge Tour
Wentworth Drive
Virginia Water
Surrey
GU25 4LX
Tel: + 44 (0)1344 840400
Fax: + 44 (0)1344 840500

Contact: Sally Stewart
Email: sstewart@europeantour.com
Website: www.europeantour.com

COURSE INFO

GREENS 
Type of grass -   Predominantly Fescue and Bent
Height of cut -   4.0mm
Speed/Stimp reading -   9.0
 

FAIRWAYS 
Type of grass -  Fescue & dwarf Rye Grass
Height of cut -  12mm
General width and
Contouring -  Average 25m at landing areas and rolling
 

TEES / COLLARS 
Type of grass -  Fescue Bent and Dwarf Rye
Height of cut -  collars 11mm Tees 9mm
Any specific comments - 

ROUGH 
Type of grass -  Predominantly Fescue
Height of cut
- semi - 50 mm
- intermediate - 50mm
- rough -  50mm

Any specific comments Only one rough height of rough maintained at 50mm all around the fairways to increase definition and due to the lack of growth in some other outer areas.

WEATHER 
 
Weather in advance Very good weather which has encouraged good growth on fairways and greens but a difficult winter has made growth difficult outside the fairways.
 

Forecast for tournament Temperatures between 16C and 19C with sunny intervals and no rain. 

COURSE 
     
Opened - 2006

Course designer: Dave Thomas
Special features:  Heather very close to play on most holes
General playability: Very important to find the fairways
Undulating / flat: Gently undulating
Tree lined / exposed: Holes are either tree lined or heather lined
Water Hazards: Water hazards come into play on 14/15 and 16.
 
 
OTHER FEATURES Beautiful views of the highlands and mountainous areas surrounding the course

Card Of Course

Macdonald Spey Valley GC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14363332 103196179
24377345 114456417
34468428 124486445
43210192 135534488
55635581 144420384
63205187 154422386
74432395 163229210
84396362 175523478
94330302 184418382
Out3534163124 In3636843369
7171006493


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1JOHNSTON, AndrewENG18-19
T2PILKADARIS, TerryAUS18-16
T2LAMPERT, MoritzGER18-16
T4SENIOR, JackENG18-15
T4FARR, OliverWAL18-15
T6TULLO, MarkCHI18-14

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