From August this year, the par 72 Dave Thomas designed Macdonald Spey Valley
Championship Golf Course at Macdonald Aviemore Resort
will benefit from the opening of a new £1 million
Just 40 miles south of Inverness Airport and minutes from Macdonald Aviemore Resort,
the clubhouse enjoys the breathtaking backdrop of the Cairngorm
Mountain Range. Overlooking the 1st tee, the clubhouse
will further enhance the appeal of a course that recently, for the
5th consecutive year proudly hosted the prestigious
Scottish Hydro Challenge - a European Challenge Tour
Complementing its stunning natural surroundings, the two-storey
clubhouse is finished in wood and local, natural stone.
Beyond large French doors offering sweeping views over the course,
changing areas, a retail outlet, a lounge bar, restaurant and an
additional patio terrace for al fresco dining ensure guests can
truly relax and dine in style.
Ruaridh Macdonald, Operations Director, Macdonald Hotels &
Resorts, commented: "Our decision to invest £1 million in the
new clubhouse, where visitors will be able to relax and enjoy the
highest quality of food and drink, further underlines our continual
drive to invest and ensure we remain a fairway from your standard
"With 10 golf courses across the UK, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts carefully
select golf partners to complement our courses. Reflecting the
hotel group's commitment to the quality of our golf product and
development of the sport, we are also delighted to be a gold
partner to the Stephen Gallacher Foundation; a foundation that has
supported 1500 young, up and coming golfers in its first
The construction of the clubhouse is the latest significant
development by Macdonald Hotels & Resorts to ensure
whether a leisure break, corporate or 'society' golf day, guests
tee off in style.
As part of a £5million investment capital set aside by the group
in 2013, refurbishment at other golf hotels include two significant
investments into hotels within the newly launched Macdonald
Hotels' Signature Collection; £250,000 into 9 bedrooms at Macdonald Marine
Hotel, North Berwick, the closest hotel to the Open
Championship 2013 being held in Muirfield and £650,000 into 39
bedrooms at the iconic Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St.
Andrews, overlooking the Old Course. Plus a £185,000
investment into 10 bedrooms at Macdonald
Linden Hall Golf & Country Club, Northumberland.