Dundonald links to host the 2022 Scottish Open

by | Nov 19, 2021 | Golf Resorts

The announcement was made on November 11th in front of an audience of golf professionals at a special event that unveiled Dundonald’s new state-of-the-art clubhouse.

During the opening night, guests including Sarah Stirk (Sky Sports), English rugby world champion Will Greenwood and members of the international press enjoyed a sumptuous Scottish menu created by new chef Iain Conway and a tasting of Bunnahabhain whiskey, hosted by great specialist Brendon McCarron.

After organizing the Women’s Scottish Open between 2015 and 2017, the world’s golf elite are returning to the west coast of Scotland next summer to discover the new face of Dundonald Links after a huge investment of 30 million euros. This championship link, redesigned by the Californian architect Kyle Phillips, the creator of Kingbarns, has met this challenge excellently: The long and varied course offers wonderful landscapes in the Scottish moor that borders Ayrshire Bay and offers wonderful fairways and roughs with gorse and pine trees.

A new halfway house and 18 luxury lodges by Darwin Escapes have transformed the prestigious Scottish complex into one of the UK’s leading golf resorts. An excellent opportunity to discover the region, which has many world class courses within 50 km.

Still haven’t had the chance to see our new Clubhouse & Canny Crow Restaurant? Here’s a little taste of our recent media launch and what some of our guests thought about it … pic.twitter.com/bvyRemNj9b

– Dundonald Links (@DundonaldLinks) November 16

At the same time as the new clubhouse is being unveiled, there are 22 new hotel rooms just a few minutes’ walk from the new clubhouse, all of which combine modernity and tradition.

The new star of the show is undoubtedly the two-story clubhouse, which offers panoramic views of Ailsa Craig’s Rock and the Isle of Arran. Built from natural materials with a local stone finish and a grass roof, the building has been carefully designed to blend in with the local landscape as part of Dundonald’s long-term commitment to sustainability and conservation.

Visiting golfers also have access to a gym, sauna, steam room, and extensive changing rooms, plus a pro shop, bar, whiskey tasting room, and the new Canny Crow restaurant, which serves a menu. Golf classics, steaks and fine Scottish cuisine.

Ian Ferguson, Dundonald Links Club Manager, said: “We are excited to host the Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open next year. The course has improved tremendously since we last hosted it in 2017 and we look forward to presenting it to golf fans all over the world. “

“We are confident that Darwin Escapes’ investment will make Dundonald Links one of the UK’s premier resorts and look forward to bringing our unique blend of facilities and hospitality to golf travelers around the world. in 2022 and beyond. “

The resort is one of three courses managed by Darwin Escapes, along with The Springs Resort & Golf Club in Oxfordshire and Kilnwick Percy in East Yorkshire.

For more information and to book a Dundonald Links golf vacation, please visit dundonaldlinks.com.

To read our last article on the Dundonald Links:

Dundonald Links is entering a new era