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Cottrell Park Golf Resort opens new 8th green and simulators

Cottrell Park Golf Resort opens new 8th green and simulators

Cottrell Park Resort 8th hole
Cottrell Park Resort 8th hole


Cottrell Park Golf Resort in St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan has recently invested heavily into two state-of-the-art simulators.


The new Sports Simulators now includes Football, Rugby Union, American Football, Tennis, Australian Football, Rugby League, Gaelic Football, Ice Hockey, Field Hockey, Foot Golf and Putting. Many new sports are being integrated into the software and the club will benefit from free upgrades for the life of the machines as they become available.


The simulators use the very latest graphics engine. Offering every type of ball sport and every type of game challenge, it also provides the ability for match play between teams. The next generation of high speed camera technology, will be able to track any moving object very accurately whether hit, kicked or thrown from anywhere within the simulator itself. This enables a vast array of simulator options, from Golf, Sports, Racing, Shooting, Cinema and all future Simulation developments.


The very high performance of the 3D Motion Imagery captured is similar to the data measured for the Golf Simulator, as shown above. The Sports Simulator will shortly be able to capture the actual performance data, for the player themselves, measuring foot at impact, leg swing path, ball back spin, ball side spin, hip turn, body turn, shoulder turn and weight transference.


The simulators were procured from Sports Coach that have been manufacturing the world’s largest range of simulators for the past 25 years.


Cottrell Park are now in a position to offer unique facilities to both members and visiting parties either as part of a golf day, corporate event, staff incentive activity or as part of a golf break.


Sales & Marketing Director Gaynor Openshaw-Smith is delighted to be able to offer this new kit for both its golf members and visiting parties. She said: “Once again Cottrell Park leads the way offering innovative ways to benefit its clientele. The Sports Simulators have been very well received by both our valuable membership base and visiting parties. With the introduction of accommodation currently under construction and due for completion this June, the resort will be in a strong position to offer un-rivalled facilities for its customers within the locality“.


The Park also continues to develop and invest in its two championship courses having introduced a new green at the 8th hole located on the Button Gwinnett course. This has added a further 50 yards in length to the hole and takes it in a different direction to the old green, now surrounded by water, an island green making a challenging amen corner.


Over the last several years they have introduced several new greens, lakes and tee complexes. The reason for these developments was explained by Mr Derek Smith, the General Manager of the last 14 years. “It is critical that our members and visitors see that we are serious in investing time and money on improving the courses wherever we can. We have future plans for more developments on the courses and practice areas as we remain 100% committed to our loyal members and welcomed visitors to give them the best possible experience and enjoyment here at Cottrell Park.”


Cottrell Park Golf Resort opened in 1996 and based within 400 acres of historical parkland, it offers golfing, business, wedding and leisure facilities including two championship-maintained golf courses, event, conferencing and meeting rooms, team building and training activities, a restaurant and bar, a nature trail, and golf simulators.


For more information visit their website.


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Published 22 June 2017


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