VENUE INFO

Venue             Promoter
SSE 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

            European Challenge Tour
Wentworth Drive
Virginia Water
Surrey
GU25 4LX
Tel: + 44 (0)1344 840400
Fax: + 44 (0)1344 840500

Contact: Jamie Hodges
Email: jhodges@europeantour.com
Website: www.europeantour.com

COURSE INFO

GREENS

 

Type of grass

- Predominantly fescue & bent

Height of cut

- 4mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 9'7”

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

Collars/Tees

- 12mm/12mm

ROUGH

 

Type of grass

- Predominantly fesue

Height of cut

- semi

- intermediate

- rough

 

- 50mm

- 520m

- 100mm

WEATHER

 

Weather in advance

- Very cold and wet

Forecast for tournament

- Temps between 11C and 14C with sunny intervals

COURSE

 

Opened

- 2006

Course designer

- Dave Thomas

General playability

- Heather very close to play on most holes.

Undulating / flat

- Gently undulating.

Tree lined / exposed

- Holes are either tree lined or heather lined.

Many / few water hazards

- Water hazards come into play on holes 14, 15 & 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 135542496
55635581 144420384
63205187 154422386
74432395 163229210
84396362 175523478
94330302 184418382
Out3534163124 In3636923377
7171086501


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1SENIOR, JackENG18-16
T2MEESAWAT, PromTHA18-16
T2COLES, RobertENG18-16
4BOYD, GaryENG18-14
5HANSEN, Joachim B.DEN18-13
T6HEATH, JamesENG18-11

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