Donald Trump tees off design work on second Menie course
November 19 2012
The brash billionaire has recruited golf course architect Dr Martin Hawtree to realise his vision for a ‘less dramatic’ new links, the latest phase of his plans to build a £750m golfing mecca on the Aberdeenshire coast.
It comes just six months following completion of his first championship course over the summer and follows a string of pronouncements by Trump proclaiming a moratorium on further development until an array of offshore wind turbines, visible from the site, were scrapped.
That development is still pressing ahead but demand from golfers for an additional 18 hole run is said to have prompted the change of heart.
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