Bunkered all your golfing needs

The Dunvegan Hotel is sold to consortium

2017 01 Dunvegan Hotel1
• The Dunvegan Hotel sold to consortium Forth Bridge Capital LLP
• But it's business as usual at one of golf's most famous 19th holes
• Former owners Jack & Sheena Willoughby will maintain interest

THE DUNVEGAN HOTEL | SCOTTISH GOLF

The Dunvegan Hotel, one of the most iconic 19th holes in the golfing world, has been sold to Forth Bridge Capital LLP, a consortium of golfing enthusiasts from Canada and the USA.


Forth Bridge Capital LLP is a UK-based investment company specialising in sports related businesses and properties. It is owned and managed by golf enthusiasts, industry executives and tour professionals.
"It's obviously a bittersweet time for us" - Mr Willoughby

Former owners of The Dunvegan Hotel, Jack and Sheena Willoughby, who owned and managed the business for the past 23 years, will maintain an interest in the hotel and, as partners, will assist the new owners going forward.

Read more -> Old Course Hotel to get 'ball resistant roof'

144th Open Championship - Day Three

From a customer, employee and patron’s perspective, everything at The Dunvegan Hotel will be very much be business as usual.

“We are a delighted to have concluded a deal with the principals at Forth Bridge Capital,” said Mr Willoughby.
"The new owners are all golfers and are well known to us and to the Dunvegan" - Mr Willoughby

“Having been owners for the past 23 years, it's obviously a bittersweet time for us hence we were always hoping to find buyers of a likeminded nature to ourselves to take The Dunvegan Hotel into its next 'era'.

Read more -> The best Scottish golf course you've never played

144th Open Championship - Day Three

“There is no doubt we have accomplished this goal as the new owners are all golfers and are well known to us and to the Dunvegan.”

Forth Bridge executives added: “We are very happy to be involved with Jack and Sheena who have been a pleasure to deal with and we are committed to ensuring The Dunvegan Hotel remains one of golf’s best experiences.”


The Dunvegan Hotel is sold


What memories do you have of golf's most famous watering hole? Share them with us in the 'Comments' section below.
-

Golf News

4 European Tour stars who could lose their cards
European Tour

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Jordan Spieth gifts replica of Open 3-iron to Royal Birkdale
Jordan Spieth

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

PREVIEW Everything you need to know about golf's new $9m event
CJ Cup

By Martin Inglis

Robert MacIntyre wins first pro title in second start
Robert MacIntyre

By Martin Inglis

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods gets all clear from doctors for full golf activity
Tiger Woods

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Amateur makes two holes-in-one in incredible 59
Titleist

By Martin Inglis

The cast of Happy Gilmore: Where are they now?
Lists

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Pro brands spectator an 'idiot' after stealing his ball mid-round
Ryan Fox

By Martin Inglis

Woman raffling £1.7m Aberdeenshire mansion with golf course

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Watch Denis Pugh Lessons See all videos right arrow

play button
A good grip will give you more consistency
Watch
play button
A bad grip will lead to bad swings
Watch
play button
The correct grip will make your swing more consistent
Watch
play button
Rotate behind the ball
Watch
See all videos right arrow

Join our community
subscribe to our newsletters below