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Championship Courses

TURNBERRY GOLF CLUB
The Ailsa Championship course at Turnberry is renowned throughout the world. Many famous golfing legends have played here and the British Open has been won here in the past by players like Nick Price, Tom Watson and Greg Norman. The Open Championship returned here in July 2009.The course is also famous for the splendour of it's views over the Firth of Clyde towards Arran and Ailsa Craig.

Ailsa Championship golf course at Turnberry

TURNBERRY KINTYRE COURSE
The Kintyre Course is the other course attached to Turnberry Links and the Turnberry Hotel. Although not as famous as it's "big brother" it still offers a serious test of links golf with superb fairways and greens and of course with the magnificent views again over the Firth of Clyde.

Kintyre Golf Course at Turnberry

ROYAL TROON GOLF CLUB
Royal Troon is very famous for being one of the best links courses in the world. It has hosted the Open Championship on many occasions and many famous faces have graced this course. It provides many challenging holes and the narrow fairways and strategically placed sandtraps invite trouble for any wayward shots.

Royal Troon Golf Course

PORTLAND GOLF COURSE
The Portland Course is situated right next door to Royal Troon. It is an excellent links course and provides a real test to the higher handicapper who would maybe consider Royal Troon too tough. It is a considerably shorter course than Royal Troon but the four par 5's on the second nine holes will challenge even the lowest handicapper.

Portland Golf Course, Troon

Superior Courses

Brunston Castle Golf Course near Girvan

BRUNSTON CASTLE GOLF CLUB
Brunston Castle Golf Course near Girvan is quite a new course set in Parkland quite near to Turnberry and Girvan. It provides a stiff test of golf at any level and is surrounded by beautiful Ayrshire countryside. The facilities are also highly commendable and include a driving range, which is floodlit and also covered.

Largs Golf Club in Largs

LARGS GOLF CLUB
Largs Golf Club in Largs is a lovely course situated on the Ayrshire Coast but is in fact more of parkland course than links. A couple of the holes are elevated and provide panoramic views over the Firth of Clyde to the Isles of Millport and Arran. It is indeed a very pleasant course to play and not too long and demanding.

Prestwick St. Cuthberts golf course

PRESTWICK ST. CUTHBERTS GOLF CLUB
Prestwick St. Cuthberts golf course is purely parkland and both the lower and high handicapper will be able to enjoy a nice relaxing round over this very pleasant course. Set inland from the sea in the town of Prestwick it features a few doglegs and some challenging greens.

Prestwick St. Nicholas Golf Club

PRESTWICK ST. NICHOLAS GOLF CLUB
Prestwick St. Nicholas Golf Club is a pure links course and has been established for nearly 150 years. It provides a memorable golfing experience as the course is extremely well kept and is a challenge to both high and low handicap golfers. The views over the sea towards Arran and Ailsa Craig only add to the attractions of this scenic golf course.

West Kilbride Golf Club near Largs

WEST KILBRIDE GOLF CLUB
West Kilbride Golf Club near Largs is set in very scenic surroundings and a few of the holes run alongside the beach and the sea. It is considered one of Ayrshire’s championship courses and is a true test of golf for even the lower handicapper. The views over the Firth of Clyde are again a major feature along with a very welcoming clubhouse and 19th hole.

Premier Courses

DUNDONALD GOLF CLUB
Dundonald Golf course near Troon is the sister course of Loch Lomond golf club and has been designated as one of the best new courses in the world. Although relatively new it has soon built a reputation for excellence and has already hosted some prestigious events and has acted as a qualifier for the Senior British Open Championship. It is set in a natural links setting and a round on this course is a memorable experience.

Dundonald Golf course

Featured Golf Course - Click for more detailsROWALLAN CASTLE GOLF CLUB
Set amidst the splendour of the grounds of Rowallan Castle and the rolling Ayrshire countryside, Rowallan is indeed a gem of a course. Designed by Colin Montgomerie, Rowallan has only recently opened in 2010 and is already attracting very favourable reviews from golfers. Read more >>

Rowallan Castle Golf Club

OLD PRESTWICK GOLF CLUB
Old Prestwick Golf Club is a very well established links Championship course with undulating fairways and lush greens. It is a very traditional club that is very friendly and provides a welcome Scottish hospitality to the many visitors who choose to play this lovely course.

Old Prestwick Golf Club

WESTERN GAILES GOLF CLUB
A round of golf at Western Gailes Golf Club in Irvine is a truly memorable experience. It is a traditional links course and is situated across the Railway Line from Dundonald golf course. The views from the Tees can be quite spectacular and accuracy off these tees is a must if you are to avoid the gorse that lines the fairways. It is also a British Open Qualifying course and has hosted many events including the Curtis Cup.

Western Gailes Golf Club in Irvine

GAILES LINKS GOLF CLUB
Gailes Links golf club in Irvine is aligned to Glasgow Golf club, which is one of the oldest golf clubs in the world. It has been open for over 115 years and this pure links course provides a serious challenge to your golfing skills. After your round on this beautiful course you will be able to enjoy refreshments in the traditional clubhouse.

Gailes Links golf club in Irvine

KILMARNOCK BARASSIE GOLF CLUB
Kilmarnock Barassie Golf Club in Troon is renowned for providing a very challenging course and a welcome hospitality. It is also a British Open qualifier for Royal Troon and Turnberry and this pure links course is a joy to play. The course has been reorganised over recent years to incorporate nine new holes, which only help to enhance the reputation of this famous golf course.

Kilmarnock Barassie Golf Club in Troon

IRVINE BOGSIDE GOLF CLUB
Bogside Golf Club in Irvine is commonly known as the Irvine Golf Club. Designed by James Braid over 80 years ago this links course provides a challenge to all level of golfers and the gorse and heather which abounds the course will ensure total concentration off the tee. It is also a British Open Qualifier for both Turnberry and Troon.

Bogside Golf Club in Irvine

Municipal Courses

Belleisle golf course in Ayr

BELLEISLE GOLF CLUB
Featured Golf Course - Click for more details Belleisle golf course in Ayr has often been quoted as the best public course in Scotland. It is set in beautiful parkland surroundings within Belleisle Country Estate and the fairways are wide and long which make it a course suitable for both high and low handicappers. You will not be disappointed after having played a round on this beautiful course. Read more >>

Darley golf course in Troon

DARLEY GOLF CLUB
Darley golf course in Troon is a serious test of golf for players of all levels and is highly recommended to play. It is a very scenic mixture of both links and parkland. Many of the holes require accuracy and any wayward shots off the tee will be punished by landing in the gorse, which abounds most of the fairways. A lovely course in lovely surroundings.

Fullarton golf course in Troon

FULLARTON GOLF CLUB
Fullarton golf course in Troon is a very pleasant par 66 course which is ideal for the higher handicapper and the more serious golfer who may want to iron out some flaws in their game. A pleasant stroll round this links course is guaranteed.

Girvan Golf Club

GIRVAN GOLF CLUB
Situated not far from Turnberry, Girvan Golf Club is a delight to play. Suitable for all handicappers it is a mixture of both links and parkland. The first eight holes run alongside the beach with stunning views over the Firth of Clyde and the other ten holes are played in pure parkland.

Lochgreen golf course in Troon

LOCHGREEN GOLF CLUB
Lochgreen golf course in Troon used to be a qualifier for the British Open Championship. It is very popular with visitors and locals alike and the par 74 course is considered to be one of the best in Ayrshire. It is mostly all links and at certain places on the course the links of Royal Troon golf club run adjacent and are only a few hundred yards away.

Seafield golf course in Ayr

SEAFIELD GOLF CLUB
Seafield golf course in Ayr is situated next to Belleisle Golf course and is part of the same beautiful surroundings of Belleisle Country estate. Although not as long as it’s more famous neighbour it still provides an excellent test of golf and is suitable for both high and low handicap golfers who may want a morning warm up before a more testing afternoon round.

Featured Golf Course - Click for more detailsSHISKINE GOLF CLUB
The beautiful Ayrshire Island of Arran offers many delights some of which are the seven golf courses positioned at various points throughout the Island. Read more >>

Shiskine Golf Club

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