Riverboat dug into the ground on the course
A MUCH needed refreshment at the half-way house can set you up perfectly for playing the back-nine but the newly transformed halfway house at the Carrick on Loch Lomond is one to be admired.
The club has transformed ‘The Highland Laddie’, a former riverboat, into a one-of-a-kind halfway house that will offer the ideal place to relax during your round with some locally produced food and stunning views of Ben Lomond and the Highlands.
“We firmly believe that this is the most unique halfway house in the country and will be an important addition to The Carrick,” said Ross Whitfield, general manager, The Carrick on Loch Lomond.
Situated between the ninth green and tenth tee, it has been carefully dug into the course to fit in neatly with its surroundings and has a time capsule buried underneath containing golfing memorabilia from The Carrick.
“We are always searching for ways to improve The Carrick and provide one of the most memorable golf experiences anywhere in the country. And with a host of other developments over the past 12 months, we think we are providing exactly that,” continued Whitfield.
Having hosted the Ladies Scottish Open twice as well as PGA Cup matches, the addition and development of a new Golf Academy is ideal for The Carrick, as it is often seen as vital to delivering the world-class golf experiences that those in charge of the club aspire to.
With two putting greens, a designated short game area and a driving range with its own island green, The Carrick has raised the bar with its addition and when combined with the new halfway house, offers a unique experience.