Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Anti Golf/ Donald Trump movie wins award

Donald Trump has been forced to postpone his plan to create the "world's greatest" golf resort in Scotland, complete with five-star hotel and luxury villas, because of the global financial crisis.
The billionaire property developer flew into Aberdeen on Monday on his latest luxury jet, a Boeing 757-200 fitted out with a master bedroom and five kitchens, to announce that his championship standard 18-hole golf course overlooking the North Sea would open for play in July next year.

Donald Trump golf film wins film festival prize

A documentary about the controversial Donald Trump golf development saga has won a film festival prize.The US tycoon hopes to build the "world's greatest golf resort" at Menie in Aberdeenshire.You've Been Trumped is the work of two film-makers who spent a year following the story.

The film won the Sheffield Doc/Fest Green Award. Trump International Scotland had earlier criticised the production.You've Been Trumped received its world premiere in Toronto.It will now be shown across Scotland.Work on Mr Trump's golf course development started in July last year.

The billionaire said the total cost of the project was likely to be about £750m.
As well as a championship golf course, the development includes a 450-room hotel, 950 holiday apartments and 500 residential homes.

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