Will Wind Turbines Ruin Scotland Golf Vacations?

You've probably been hearing about the flap between Donald Trump and the country of Scotland.

In a nutshell, Scotland is planning to build a bunch of wind farms, including one offshore near Trump's soon-to-open golf course and planned resort.

Trump says wind turbines are so ugly, noisy, and dangerous they would not only ruin his project but lead to, "the almost total destruction of [Scotland's] tourism industry."

Last week, when Trump made this statement to Scotland's Parliament, the country's tourism arm (VisitScotland) released survey results showing that wind farms would have little negative impact on tourism.

The survey was based on 3,000 people -- not necessarily golfers -- and only those from the UK.

So, I'd like to know what you think.

Before you share your comments, watch this potentially opinion-altering video:

So, will seeing (and possibly hearing) wind turbines ruin the Scottish golf experience?

Would you avoid certain Scottish regions or courses if wind turbines were present? (For example, one just went up near Royal Aberdeen's 14th hole.)

Please share you opinion or see what others are saying below:

Craig Better is one of the founding editors of Golf Vacation Insider. In addition to traveling to 15 foreign countries, he has twice traveled across America to play golf courses in all 50 United States. Prior to joining Golf Vacation Insider, Craig was a freelance writer who contributed to GOLF Magazine, Travel + Leisure Golf, Maxim Magazine, USAToday.com, and co-authored Zagat Survey’s book, America’s Top Golf Courses.
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