Famous Scottish golf courses

Set in the heart of Scotland, we are within easy reach of many of the Scottish greats. Whether you fancy a round of links golf or are here to watch world class players tee-off to win the Ryder Cup or Scottish Open Championship, at Loch Lomond Waterfront you’re ideally located.

 

Loch Lomond Golf Course

30 minutes by car or 15 minutes by speed boat

Set in 600 acres of grounds and with dramatic backdrops of Ben Lomond, Loch Lomond Golf Course is one of the most prestigious, private international courses in the world. Whilst playing on the course is limited to private members – it has already become a classic course and known as the long term home of the Scottish Open Championships. Only 15 minutes by speed boat from shore to shore, we’re a favourite for anyone visiting Loch Lomond Golf Course.

 

Gleneagles Golf Course

45 minutes by car

With its three championship golf courses, Gleneagles is easily one of the most famous names in world golf. Designed by five times open champion, James Braid, the Kings Course at Gleneagles was home to the first informal Ryder Cup match between Britain and the USA.

Just half an hour fro Glasgow International Airport and only 45 minutes from Gleneagles, we are ideally located for anyone coming to watch the Ryder Cup 2014. Check our availability and book your Ryder Cup 2014 accommodation online.

 

Muirfield golf Course

1hr 45 minutes by car

Host to sixteen Opens, including the 2013 Open Championship, Muirfield is argued to be the world’s oldest golf club. The original 13 rules established by the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers (HCEG) in 1744 are the foundations of today’s game of golf. Offering classic links golf and a stones throw from our capital Edinburgh, Muirfield is a must for any golfer visiting Scotland.

At just over an hour from Edinburgh, why not tie in a visit to the capital city as well and a trip to the famous Edinburgh Castle or historic underground streets beneath the Royal Mile.

Carnoustie

1hr 50 minutes by car

Considered as one of the world’s most challenging courses, Carnoustie is a must for any golfer up for a challenge. With brutal finishing holes and formidable bunkers, Carnoustie may not be the most scenic course in the world but it is certainly going to challenge any golfers ‘A game’…even from the forward tees.

 

St Andrews

2hrs by car

Ranked as Scotland’s number one golf course and within the world’s top ten courses, St. Andrews is known around the world as the home of golf. Perhaps the oldest golf course in the world, the game dates back to the 12th century in St. Andrews. Whilst a ballot is available for the Old Course, St. Andrews isn’t short of choice with five other courses to choose from. The Jubilee is perhaps the most challenging links course, whilst the Balgrove primarily caters for families and children.

Royal Troon Golf Course

1hr 20 minutes by car

Another course on the Championship rota, the Royal Troon is another challenging test of links golf. Royal Troon is home to both the longest and shortest holes in Open Championship golf at 123 and 601 yards respectively. Set on the south side of Glasgow near Glasgow Prestwick airport, the courses at Royal Troon are ideal for those looking for a bit of variety.

 Turnberry Golf Course

1hr 45 minutes by car

Situated by the firth of Clyde, the Turnberry is one of the most scenic courses offering superb views across to the Mull of Kintyre and the Isle of Arran. Four time home to the Open Championship, this course is becoming a firm favourite among professionals. With three courses to choose from, why not try your hand at links golf?

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