£55m Scottish golf resort plans approved

by Pete Hayman | 30 Nov 2010

Outline planning permission has been granted for the development of a new £55m golf, hotel and residential development near Broughty Ferry, Dundee.

Local entrepreneur Mike Forbes' proposals for The Angus, which have been drawn up by architects Archial, have been given the green light by planning officials at Angus Council. An international competition-standard, 18-hole championship golf course designed by Darren Clarke is at the heart of the scheme, along with a five-star hotel and spa.

A golf youth academy headed by one of Tiger Woods' coaches - Rudy Duran - is also earmarked as part of the development, along with residential units. Forbes said: "We have worked tirelessly with officials to ensure that we met all of the vital considerations which were raised following the initial launch of our proposals."

"Now, we will work just as hard to attract a leading international operator to take The Angus forward, with our focus on specialists in the United States, China and South Africa." The development will be adjacent to the existing Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort and aims to help boost local tourism.

Outline planning permission has been granted for the development of a new £55m golf, hotel and residential development near Broughty Ferry, Dundee. Local entrepreneur Mike Forbes' proposals for The Angus, which have been drawn up by architects Archial, have been given the green light by planning officials at Angus Council. An international competition-standard, 18-hole championship golf course designed by Darren Clarke is at the heart of the scheme, along with
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