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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7153 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

Spey Valley's signature hole is the fifth, the longest hole in Scotland at 635 yards. However, several other holes deserve a mention for their natural beauty. The sixth spans a lake, which has been adopted as a nesting site by a bird colony.

The 12th is the start of the home stretch, where the Spey Valley opens up like a film set. The most spectacular of all is likely Spey Valley Golf Course's 18th, with its two bunkers designed to mirror the undulating corries of the mountains beyond.

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Course Details

Year Built 2006
Architect Dave Thomas (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - £35
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

3.5
6 Reviews (6)
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Handicap 20-24
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4.0
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Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Good Test of Golf

Very Good course - word of warning though - you need a buggy - long walks between green and next tee especially 1st to 2nd 300 yards and 17th to 18th 350 Yards - but course in excellent condition and a beautiful setting amongst the hills of the Cairngorms

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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3.0
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Fantastic layout, but the greens were really poor condition.

The best course layout in the area, but the greens were very poor. Staff advised the condition of the greens was due to snow, but we played Grantown-on-Spey a few miles away and the greens were fantastic there.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Could do better

This is a great lay out despite the couple of quirky holes, especially for the better player.
The staff were brill and the situation could not be better.
Sadly the super fast greens were threadbare and did not putt truly - with a pro tournament in 2 weeks this must be a worry. The weather can’t be blamed because the greens at Boat 5 miles away were perfect.
The fairways were good and I liked the definition provided by the wispy rough.
Why oh why however had none of the bunkers been raked, not just on the the day but seemingly for a long time?
This meant many players hadn’t bothered raking either (rude) .
It’s a premium price to play here so I would expect premium conditions

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Superb Course

Spey Valley was in great condition. Despite heavy rain earlier in the week, there ware virtually no wet spots and the greens were excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout

Greens very good, suffered from moss the last few times I played but this has been eradicated. Great course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Just Awesome

Played with 5 friends on Saturday 25th March. Arrived at course for 1.30pm tee time and was welcomed by friendly Director of Golf - Jonny. Despite not having buggies booked there was no issue getting them. The weather was glorious and the course matched it. Second time playing it and things have only got better. Very dry despite the winter weather and the greens (although a little slow) rolled perfectly. Layout is superb, no 2 holes the same. A must play on your road up to the likes of Castle Stuart and Dornoch.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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