For many, the view from a course is a big part of the serenity and the general appeal of a golf club. A short walking distance from the gorgeous town from where it gets its name in the highlands of Scotland, GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY GOLF CLUB is certainly a gem.
Evenly split into three sections, Grand town has spectacular views of the Cairngorms in the distance.
Since its establishmentin1890, the Grantown-On-Spey Golf Club has catered to golfers of all ages and levels. Willie Parkland James Braid did a spectacular job with the design of this club which earned its reputation as one of the finest golf clubs in the Cairngorm National Park area.
Located about 35 miles south-east of Inverness, the Scottish highland town, Grantown is a great tourist town despite its small size. The Grantown-On-Spey Golf Club rests in leafy parkland looking out at the Cairngorm Mountains.
The Grantown-On-Spey Golf Club offers a superb 18-hole course that attracts golfers as well as golfing societies by virtue of its uniqueness, charm, and playability. The Grantown-On-Spey Golf Club also offers hearty meals and tipples overlooking the first tee.
The first six holes are rather flat and open parkland. The terrain tightens considerably in the next six holes, passing through hilly woodland. The golf course ends in the final six holes over undulating parkland.
The ninth hole, for all that have had the pleasure, is the most outstanding. With a 275-yard downhill par-4, complete with a breath-taking backdrop of pine trees and the exquisite cromdale hills. The ninth hole swoops down brilliantly from the tee to the fairway and up the green, completely separate from other holes.
The Grantown-On-Spey Golf Club measures 5710 yards, with a par of 70 and a standard scratch score of 68. The Grantown-On-Spey Golf Club is not long; however, you can expect a fair challenge regardless of your level.
The club is always open to visitors as well as members with friendly staff. It also features a well-stocked PGA professional shop as well as custom repair in addition to a full coaching service.
With a combination of fairly open holes, blended effortlessly with some mature complex holes, the Grantown-On-Spey Golf Club offers both amateur and pro golfers a pleasant experience on the course no wonder it is said to have everything you want a club to be and more.
The cairngorm is clearly visible from anywhere in the golf course; however, abundant wildlife is kept at bay. Some wildlife such as rabbits, as well as roe deer, and hare are often spotted along with a good number of birds of numerous species such as peewit, oystercatcher and buzzard.
With no dress-code restrictions and the option to hire clubs at a price, even if you are merely passing through town, you have the chance to play a few or several holes on this world-class golf course after which you can cool off and socialize a bit at the bar.
You can also browse the items at the pro, shop if you want to gear up for your next tournament or you simply want to add a new iron to your bag. Even if you want a new bag and then fill the bag with all the irons you’ll need to play all 18 holes, the pro shop is there to cater to your needs.