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VENUE INFO

Macdonald Spey Valley Golf Club
Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort
Aviemore
Inverness-shire
Scotland
PH22 1PN
Tel: + 44 (0)1479 811725
Location: SE of Inverness
Nearest Airport: Inverness 45 mins
Website: www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/aviemore/golf

COURSE INFO

GREENS

Type of grass

Height of cut

Speed/stimpmeter reading

Any specific comments

 

Predominantly fescue & bent

3.5mm

10’8” (Monday)

Green speeds expected to be 10’0” in tournament

FAIRWAYS

Type of grass

Height of cut

General width and contouring

Any specific comments

 

Fescue & bent

14mm

Average 25m at landing areas and rolling

TEES / COLLARS

Type of grass

Height of cut

Any specific comments

 

Fescue, bent and dwarf rye

Collars 10mm, Tees 10mm

ROUGH

Type of grass

Height of cut - semi

- intermediate

- rough

Any specific comments

 

Predominantly fescue

50 mm

50 mm

100mm

More penal than in previous years.

WEATHER

Weather in advance

 

Forecast for tournament

 

Extremely dry period since the start of May so the fairways are firm and fast.

Sunshine and showers but cooler temperatures. Max 16 Celsius.

COURSE

Opened

Course designer

Special features

General playability

Undulating / flat

Tree lined / exposed

Many / few water hazards

Changes to the course

 

2006

Dave Thomas

Heather very close to play on most holes

Very important to find the fairway

Gently undulating

Holes are either tree lined or heather lined

Water hazards come into play on holes 14, 15 & 16

None

OTHER FEATURES

Any other features of the course or the event that may be of interest to web readers

 

Beautiful views of the highlands and mountainous areas surrounding the course.

 

Card Of Course

Macdonald Spey Valley GC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14363332 103196179
24377345 114456417
34486444 124486445
43210192 135542496
55635581 144420384
63205187 154422386
74432395 163229210
84396362 175523478
94330302 184418382
Out3534343140 In3636923377
7171266517


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