Scottish Hydro Challenge has top field

2014 06 4864371951

A strong field is set to gather in the Highlands this week as Aviemore’s Spey Valley course plays host to the ninth edition of the Scottish Hydro Challenge.


Ryder Cup player Oliver Wilson, 2004 Volvo PGA champion Scott Drummond, and former European Tour winners Kenneth Ferrie, Stephen Dodd, Jeppe Huldahl and Rhys Davies are just some of the big names lining up to compete for the title which, last year, propelled Brooks Koepka on his way to international stardom.

The American romped to a three-shot win last season and has since sewn up his card for the PGA Tour after finishing tied for fourth at the US Open a fortnight ago.

Suffice to say the field assembling at Spey Valley would love to follow in the Floridian’s footsteps and win the Scottish Hydro Challenge.
'Scottish fans will also have plenty to cheer, with no fewer than 23 home-based players in the starting line-up.'

This year sees a marked increase in the prize fund, which, at €250,000, is the largest in the event’s history. That, combined with the first-class facilities in Aviemore, has attracted arguably the strongest line-up the tournament has ever been able to boast, with every single winner so far from the 2014 Challenge Tour season taking part.

Scottish fans will also have plenty to cheer, with no fewer than 23 home-based players in the starting line-up. They include Scott Henry, who is currently sitting third on the Challenge Tour rankings and in a great position to regain his European Tour card at the first time of asking.

Aberdeen’s David Law will also be there and will no doubt be keen to continue his recent good form, which saw him win the PLGC Northern Open on the Tartan Tour just last week.



Scottish Hydro Challenge preview taken from Macdonald Hotels Youtube channel.

Scottish Hydro Challenge: See the action


The 2014 Scottish Hydro Challenge takes place from Thursday, June 16, to Sunday, June 29. Admission is completely free of charge.

Share this Article

share-logo
twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
TITLEIST TOUR SPEED – Better than the Pro V1???
Titleist
play button
THE SIMPLE WAY TO HIT A LOB SHOT | GOLF EXPLAINED
Golf Lessons
play button
TaylorMade MG2 TW Grind Wedges – Tiger Woods’ secret short game weapon
TaylorMade
play button
A simple drill for perfect timing | IMG Academy
Golf Lessons
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

The World Handicap System: Everything you need to know
Want to work in golf? This is the website for you...
Tour reverses decision to let fans attend Scottish Open
"There's no way it could have happened" - Padraig Harrington has no regrets over Ryder Cup postponement
Scottish Golf issues new guidance to clubs after lockdown changes

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods: Inside his $41million Florida mansion
The very best pubs in St Andrews
The Scottish Golf Course Emoji Quiz!
24 lies every bad golfer tells
Doug Sanders: The extraordinary life of golf's original playboy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Keep your height for more consistency
Watch
play button
The correct shoulder angle at address
Watch
play button
How to improve your strike with Peter Barber
Watch
play button
Denis Pugh’s wise words for ex-pro Steven Rettie
Watch
See all videos right arrow