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Grand opening for Carden Park’s lavish new clubhouse

12.46am 22nd April 2008 - Course Development

Carden Park Hotel, Golf resort and Spa in Chester, one of the two De Vere Deluxe resorts, had the grand opening of its stylish new clubhouse on Sunday 20th April. A number of well known celebrities from the region, including former Everton captain Kevin Ratcliffe, ex-Liverpool manager Roy Evans and Bob Champion, who won the 1981 Grand National on Aldaniti, celebrated the opening by taking part in the Celeb-Am golf tournament that was held on the Nicklaus Championship course. Aside from the opening of the luxury new clubhouse, the day raised around £2000 for Cancer Research.

Hamish Ferguson, general manager, Carden Park said, “It’s been a fantastic day and I’m sure one that will live long in the memory for everyone who took part. We aim to create unforgettable experiences for everyone who visits the resort; we’re extremely confident that the new clubhouse will greatly enhance our offering to golfers that play the magnificent courses we have here.”

The £500,000 upgrade to the clubhouse has created a more contemporary style, look and feel that features immaculate interiors and exquisite detail, with stone flooring and stone cladding backed seating areas. Other features include new saunas for the locker rooms, the installation of six new 50” HD plasma screens and new look dining areas.

By using the best local produce from the Cheshire area, an exciting new must-try menu of ‘great British classics’ is offered in Jack’s Bar. Traditional golfers fare, teas and light meals can be enjoyed whilst taking in stunning panoramic views over the championship Cheshire Course.

Golf is a passion at Carden Park, which boasts two championship courses, the Nicklaus and the Cheshire, as well as a highly regarded and well equipped golf school. With 60 top of the range Club Cars and a team of professional golf planners, Carden Park is also a fabulous venue for all corporate golf days.

A mansion on a beautiful 900 acre estate, Carden Park is now one of England’s finest luxury hotels following a recent multi million pound refurbishment plan that has resulted in a resort that exudes style and comfort. A unique combination of history and pure luxury is available for all, from the warm Cheshire welcome and the lavishly furnished bedrooms, to the irresistible chef’s special and the candlelit spa.

Daniel Hodson, director of golf and leisure at De Vere said, “It has been a wonderful day for everyone involved at Carden Park and De Vere. The clubhouse is fabulous. It has everything you would come to expect from a top golfing resort.”

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