Jack Nicklaus-backed £80m Scots golf course to be reconsidered

Plans for an £80m golf development, backed by veteran Jack Nicklaus, are to be reconsidered despite already having been approved by councillors.

The Ury Estate and Ury House where the planned design is to be built. Picture: Hemedia

Aberdeenshire Council backed plans for a course and 90 homes near Stonehaven in April.

However, a court ruling has since found developers no longer need to contribute to a fund covering infrastructure changes.

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Councillors will be asked next week if they still back the plans.

The vote follows a Court of Session ruling in favour of developers who questioned their financial obligations.

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