Golf In The Scottish Highlands
Strathpeffer spa Golf Club was founded in 1888, one of the original course designers was the grand old man of golf Tom Morris of St Andrews, in more recent times Peter Allis has described the course as a jewel in the Highlands of Scotland.
The rewards of panoramic views down the Peffery valley to the Black Isle and from the upper end of the 18 hole golf course, westward to the Fannich hills are an education in the natural beauty of the Scottish countryside. It is, arguably, the most scenic golf course in the North of Scotland, which is regularly confirmed by visitors from around the world.
Nairn Golf Club Nestling on the shores of the Moray Firth this Traditional Scottish Golf Links Course was created from a Highland wilderness of gorse and heather, and tests the talents of professional and amateur alike. The club consists of an 18 Hole Championship Course, Founded in 1887, it is now one of the best courses in Scotland, and has hosted a large number of important championships. The Nairn Golf Club has now been awarded No 25 in the definitive list of the Top 100 Courses in Britian & Ireland 2008/2009.
Brora is the headquarters of the James Braid Golfing Society, the outward nine holes follow the contour of Kintradwell Bay in the foreground, with a backdrop of the Sutherland foothills from Ben Bhraggie to the west, away to the Ord of Caithness in the north-east.
The inward nine holes follow the fence line of the bordering croft land, with out of bounds to concentrate the mind. Of the two short holes, the delightful 13th, Snake, winds back towards the sea, whilst the 18th contains all the concerns of protecting a score against a bunkered green a two hundred yard carry away and under the scrutiny of the clubhouse windows.
Golspie Golf Club Situated 50 miles North of Inverness Golspie offers a challenge, of a 18 hole course together to all levels of golfer, with a mixture of links, heath and parkland combined with ever-changing views we are sure your visit will be a memorable experience.
Royal Dornoch is only 45 miles from the bustling city of Inverness, but is a true haven of peace, tranquillity and, of course, world class golf. Formed in 1877, Dornoch has now been a Royal club for over 100 years this is a 18 hole course
Tain Golf Club in Ross-shire, a traditional Scottish Highland links course designed by Old Tom Morris, situated 9 miles south of Dornoch and 31 miles north of Inverness. The championship length links enjoys spectacular views over mountains and sea and benefits from a sheltered climate, which allows favourable golfing conditions for most of the year. With our 3rd hole rated as one of the best 18 links holes in Scotland, Tain offers one of the finest settings and challenges for a round of golf.
The Aviemore Spey Valley golf course, With a spectacular backdrop of the Cairngorm Mountains, and the relaxing sound of the flowing River Spey, the Spey Valley Highland course is one of Scotland’s newest championship golfing venues. This 18 hole layout measures a total of almost 7200 yards and features one of the longest par 5 holes in Scotland, which, from the back tees is full 641 yards in length.
Kingussie The course lying above Kingussie offers extensive scenic views over the Cairngorms 11 miles from Laggan on the A86, this eighteen hole course is also open all year weather permitting, booking is essential for this course.