Considered by many to be James Braid’s masterpiece, the King’s at Gleneagles is one of Scotland’s finest inland courses . James Braid’s revered Perthshire masterpiece has benefited from the re-introduction of several long-lost Braid features and ongoing drainage improvements.
Shadow Creek Golf Course
|Construction started||1913 (paused 1914 – 1922)|
|Opened||7 June 1924|
Gleneagles Kings Course plays much like an “inland links ,” with superb, bouncy turf, and all of the essential elements of a great, historic Scottish links such as raised greens, deep bunkering, the occasional blind shot, humps and hillocks, and incredible beauty.
Rocco Mediate, sober now, drank daily as a way to cope with back pain. A pro golfer has admitted to drinking on the course while playing in PGA events … and his name isn’t John Daly. It was just a daily ritual, let’s say,” Mediate told the Golf Channel’s Vince Cellini. “You can put it in a lot of places.
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Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort has been sold by drinks company Diageo, which has owned it for 31 years. The selling price is believed to have been about £150m. It has been bought by Ennismore, a private investment company, which already owns the small Hoxton chain of boutique hotels.
Green fees at-a-glance
|Season||Per Round||Per Day|
|1 April – 30 April ’21||£99||£160|
|1 May – 31 May ’21||£150||£250|
|1 June – 30 June ’21||£180||£300|
|1 July – 30 September ‘ 21||£225||£385|
Gleneagles ( Scottish Gaelic: Gleann na h-Eaglais/Gleann Eagas) is a glen which connects with Glen Devon to form a pass through the Ochil Hills of Perth and Kinross in Scotland. Little remains of Gleneagles Castle, the early 16th-century tower house of the Haldanes.
The famous luxury hotel, which is known for its three golf courses and also hosted the prestigious Ryder Cup in 2014, boasts 232 bedrooms and 14 function rooms. It also includes Scotland’s only two Michelin-starred restaurant, run by chef Andrew Fairlie.