Planned for Turnberry
A major development
programme at Turnberry Hotel, Golf Courses & Spa over the next
12 months will result in a complete redesign of the Arran links
and the creation of a new nine-hole academy course.
owners, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, have commissioned
Donald Steel to redesign the Arran, a sister layout to the Ailsa
course which has staged three Open championships.
course will be part of the Colin Montgomerie Links Golf Academy,
which opened last year and includes large indoor and outdoor teaching
areas with all the latest tuition gadgetry plus 16 covered bays,
an extensive short game pitching area and Cairngorms putting green.
to the golf developments, Turnberry is to undergo extensive renovations
and improvements, transforming it from a 132-bedroom hotel into
a 221-bedroom resort. Additional resort facilities proposed for
2001 include trout fishing, falconry, shooting, archery and off-road