Monday, 25 June 2012

New Golf Driving Range Opening Winter 2012

The 4 star Abbey Hotel, Golf and Spa in Redditch in pleased to announce the exciting upcoming construction of a new state of the art Driving range. The construction of a new replacement 2 tier, 28 bay golf driving range is to commence on 9th July 2012, with an estimated opening date of November 2012.

The completed project will provide the best practice and coaching facility of its kind in the area:
  • Covered 2 tier 28 bay floodlit driving range with heated teaching bays
  • Automated ball dispensers
  • We will be using the best grade Srixon golf range balls that perform and feel as good as a standard 2 piece golf ball.
  • High quality outfield – 3 large high quality artificial grass target greens lighting
  • First class coaching facility and product
  • Custom fitting facility
For further information about the golf driving range view here. 

Watch this space for the latest developments, news and exclusive opening offers.

Driving Range Development Update

Groundwork has now started on our new driving range. This image pictured below shows the base of one of the three new target greens. On top of this will be a layer of granite dust then a cushion layer and then astro turf. This is called the Professional system from Southwest Greens and is the best available and is why it is used for the practice facilities of many of the top players in the world. Behind the green is the lighting housing, one of eight in the outfield so that the target greens are lit perfectly for practice after dark.
golf driving range

We are also in the process of extending our practice putting green (one of the ponds adjacent to the existing putting green is being filled in). The photograph pictured below shows the putting green extension which quadruples the previous area available. The photo shows that the green has been brought to a fine tilth and has now been seeded with a seed mix used on the finest putting surfaces in the world. It is hoped to open the new green at the end of September 2012.
driving range redditch

The driving range is currently not available for use, although the existing putting green is still in open. We do have an excellent short game practice area available for members, hotel guests to have lessons. We will also have practice nets available for a pre-round loosen up or full swing video analysis.

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