Speyside Golf Experience

The Speyside Golf Experience aims to promote this outstanding area of Scotland as a high quality, year-round golfing destination through collaboration with golf courses, accommodation and visitor attractions to create experiences which are welcoming, enjoyable, unique and memorable.

Our company has 10 founding members, 5 are Golf Clubs, all well established for more than 100 years. They are located from the Highlands through to the North East coast of Scotland, each delivering to golfers, the full spectrum of course styles. On offer are the heather clad vistas of the Cairngorms at Boat of Garten and Grantown-on- Spey through to the heath and parkland type courses in the Laich of Moray at Forres and Elgin. Then, sweeping down to the coastal fringe and in contrast, players reach the sand dunes and links of a Championship course at Lossiemouth –  Moray Old.

Three of the other members are first class hotels offering high quality facilities and serve great cuisine. They’re to be found at the Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey; The Sunninghill Hotel, Elgin, and Knockomie Hotel in Forres.

The remaining members are world famous local companies: Benromach Distillery, Forres; Gordon & MacPhail’s Retail Shop in Elgin and Cashmere and fine woollens manufacturer, Johnstons of Elgin.

We also have the following as Associate Partners – Speyside Cooperage, Gordon Castle and Walled Garden, Kellas Estate, Ballindalloch Castle and Golf Course and the Station Hotel – Speyside.

Speyside Golf Festival 2018

We invite you to take part in the annual Speyside Golf Festival and experience sublime golf courses, the finest Highland hospitality and of course a dram or two!

The entry fee is just £150.00.

  • Monday 3rd September - Round at Boat of Garten Golf Club
  • Tuesday 4th September - Round at Grantown-on-Spey Golf Club
  • Wednesday 5th September - Round at Moray (Old Course) Golf Club 
  • Thursday 6th September - Round at Boat of Forres Golf Club
  • Friday 7th September - Round at Elgin Golf Club


All players will receive a complimentary Titleist ProV1 and a miniature of Benromach Single Malt Scotch Whisky before teeing off.

Gordon & MacPhail (The World’s Leading Malt Whisky Specialist) and Johnstons of Elgin will be pleased to arrange VIP visits to Benromach distillery in Forres as well as a tour of Johnstons of Elgin’s Cashmere visitor centre – both a ‘must do’ when visiting Speyside.

Following the final round, there will be a free buffet. Prize giving for daily and overall winners will take place along with a free raffle for those attending.
At each course there are 2 excellent prizes for both ladies and gents to be competed for on a daily basis, with an extensive prize fund of golfing gifts and quality products from Speyside.

The overall winner receives a quaich to retain, a voucher for £150.00 and a 70 cl bottle of Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Vouchers ranging from £100.00 to £30 are also presented to those coming 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th over the week’s play.

Play at each of these splendid courses is averaging out at £30 per round and we believe this represents exceptional value for a great golf week. We look forward to meeting old friends and hopefully many new faces in 2018.

Payment can be made by BACS Transfer, Credit Card or Cheque.

Competitions are non-qualifying Stableford - reductions only (CONGU rules and regulations). Max handicaps are 24 (men) and 36 (ladies).

For full details and to enter visit http://speysidegolfexperience.com/ or call Steve Crane, Tournament Director, on 07977 465933.

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