Opened in 2009, Castle Stuart Golf Links has stunning views over the Moray Firth and is a recent addition to some fine courses in the Nairn area. A host of the Scottish Open 2011-13 and definitely one to play on your Highland golf break in Scotland.
Cruden Bay, ranked number 3 in Golf World’s top 100 Courses in the British Isles, Cruden Bay has pedigree. Cruden Bay has never earned its full championship recognition but over the years earned respect and admiration from many. Pete Dye considers Cruden Bay as his favourite in Scotland.
Set on a cliff top, the Castle Course is an absolute gem. It is the latest addition to the 7 courses at St Andrews Links. David McLay Kidd designed the course with undulating fairways and large swelling greens.
Gleneagles is one of Scotland’s most iconic golf venues and undoubtedly Scotland’s finest hotel. It sits majestically in the magnificent rolling Perthshire countryside surrounded by 3 fabulous golf courses, The Kings, The Queens and The PGA (Ryder Cup 2014). Gleneagles offers the ultimate in leisure and spa facilities, with beautiful rooms and world-class restaurants.
Royal Aberdeen, whose links at Balgownie consist of superbly rolling duneland is ranked as the 6th oldest club in the world. On the northern outskirts of the city of Aberdeen it is typical of the old style links layout, running out to a distant point along a thin channel two holes wide. Royal Aberdeen was […]
Without a shadow of a doubt, Royal Dornoch is one of my favourite courses and undoubtedly one of Scotland’s greatest and according to Tom Watson possibly the best. Donald Ross claimed that he always thought back to his upbringing on Dornoch Links when inspired to design courses such as Pinehurst No 2. Dornoch is at […]
Troon became Royal Troon after its centenary in 1978. Royal Troon is well established as host of the Open Championship which was last hosted in 2016. Royal Troon has many famous holes none more so than its 11th presenting a sea of gorse, heather and rough with the railway line running perilously alongside the fairway […]
Turnberry’s legendary links is not a challenge for the fainthearted. The Ailsa course straddles the rocky Ayrshire coastline while weaving between the large dunes. Turnberry has many spectacular golf holes none more so than it’s signature hole the 9th. The championship tee, set out high up on a rocky peninsula, is unnerving with a 200 […]
Undoubtedly one of Scotland’s toughest links courses as endorsed by Sergio Garcia’s 89 in the 1999 Open. Carnoustie with its Open Championship pedigree lies over the Tay estuary from St Andrews. Hogan, Watson and Player all triumphed here while others have contributed to some of the most famous collapses in golfing history.
When golfers talk of St Andrews, they automatically think of the world famous Old Course. However, that perception is changing dramatically since the introduction of Kingsbarns Golf Links. Located 7 miles from St Andrews, records show that golf was first played here as early as 1793. This extraordinary course is an absolute gem with incredible […]