The central focus of the development is the golf course designed by Dr. MartinHawtree, the acknowledged master of links golf course architecture. Thechampionship golf course is a classical Scottish links. The course has a Parof 72 and a maximum length of just over 7400 yards. The golf course follows aclassical pattern of two out-and-back loops of nine holes. All 18 holesthread their way engagingly through the dunes, rising to find views of the seaand coastline, plunging into secluded valleys, offering a sequence ofsuperlative topography, landscape, alternating spaciousness and enclosure,panoramic views, a rich texture of vegetation and wildlife habitatssurrounding the golf holes.
Each hole have 6 separate tees catering for all classes of golfer. Thebunkers are placed to challenge the stronger player and not unduly punish theweaker golfer. All bunkers are turf-revetted in traditional style to combatwind and erosion and sand-blow. Greens have been sited in naturalpromontories and valleys and are featured in relation to their setting.The course is constructed to a high specification and has a design andinfrastructure capable of hosting a major competition.
North and Highlands, Scotland