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Golf Courses in the Highlands
Golfing Scotland features some of the fantastic golf courses in Inverness, Scotland. There are varieties of holes available based on your capacity as a beginner, expert, or pro. We can recommend both old and new courses to help you make your choices. Our teams do go out to research the best golf course packages that you will enjoy. Some of the courses include Royaldornoch, Broragolfclub, Tain Golfclub, Castlestuartgolf, Nairngolfclub, and much more. Feel free to scroll down to see more of our courses below. The golf breaks/tours/holidays listed above are just a few out of the many golf packages available from golfing Scotland in the Aberdeen and Inverness areas. Each and more can be booked from us. However, please contact us to receive a quotation, tailored to meet your specific requirements.
Highland Link Courses
Many golfers from all over the world make the pilgrimage to this natural links at some point in their lives. Why not, when it’s designed by the great Old Tom Morris in 1886. Furthermore, the Royal Dornoch Golf Club is one of the most revered and historic clubs in the world. Its Championship Course is an outstanding example of the links experience for which Scotland is renowned.
This challenging, historic course has spectacular views of the North Sea and goes almost straight out and straight back, with the angle changing subtly at each hole. It’s considered no.5 in the world and no. 1 in Scotland.
The Castle Stuart Golf Links is another Championship Course in Inverness. It has been conceived a beacon in the Highlands reaching out to golfers from all over the world.
The centerpiece for this golf link is the Castle Stuart which stands over the hills with Moray Firth, Kessock Bridge and Chanonry Lighthouse on the backdrop.
It’s a must-visit challenging golf course that provides a great experience for all 18-holes. Golf Magazine named it top new international course and was hailed number 56 in the world.
Here’s another Old Tom Morris creation back in 1886 and was later retouched by another great golf architect, James Braid. Any golfer should experience playing in this 6,722 yards Championship Course, not just for the challenge the setting offers but also the spectacular view.
This 18-hole challenge is in a glorious setting that’s overlooking the Moray Firth and surrounded by fields of abundant heather, distant mountains, lush gorse that make a spectacular view.
There couldn’t be golf course designed by Old Tom Morris that isn’t great. His originally lay out was 15 holes but was later extended to full 18 holes on 6404 yards plot, and 11 of these are Old Tom’s.
Lush green, dramatic view, and a couple of blinds – this golf course is perfect for warm up games where you can perfect your swings.
Since it was opened in 1899 on the coastline of Morray Firth until today, the Nairn Dunbar Golf Club remains to be among the must-visit courses in the Highlands.
A stunning 18 hole Championship Links Course with panoramic views over the Moray Firth and out to the Black Isle. This private members course encourages visitors to play, to ensure they enjoy the full ‘Nairn Experience’. Golfers of all levels will appreciate the different challenges with par 4s cunningly angled and 3 par 5s that are over 530 yards long. It gives a true test for all abilities.
Formed in 1889 and situated on the southern shores of a scenic lake, this course has been regarded as an excellent example of traditional Scottish golf links, where the course provides many spots with magnificent views across the Morey of Firth.
Originally laid out by Old Tom Morris, where he also played numerous exhibition games, the Old Course was later extended to a full 18 holes.
The weather is perfect, Moray Golf Link has hosted many national championship games. This 6717 yards course has par 71 that provides true challenge in golf.
Fortrose is the 15th oldest golf links in the world. It was built in 1793 and was later re-designed by five-time Open Champion James Braid.
It is strategically located at the Chanonry Peninsula in the ‘Black Isle’ and enjoys breathtaking views. It’s very close to Inverness so golfers from all over the world flock here to experience real Scottish golf.
Don’t underestimate its short yardage as it offers great challenge too.
The Golf Clubhouse is open to non-members and is an excellent place to stop for coffee in the winter and full meals during the summer season, fabulous views over the course and out to sea.
Grantown-on-Spey Golf Club sits beautifully on the Cairngorms National Park. It started as a 9-hole course in 1890 but was later extended to become a full 18 hole course in 1921. It was a work produced by the combined expertise of Willie Park, twice Open winner and recognised as one of the World’s best golf course architects and James Braid, five times Open winner and a renowned golf course architect.
The course has a unique charm that appeals to all levels of golfers.
This private club was opened in 1903 and has already hosted as hosted four U.S. Opens and two PGA Championships. In 2021, it will again host one championship game.
This championship-caliber golf course was designed by renowned Donald Ross has a vast 7,730 yards plot and Par-71 to challenge seasoned golfers.
The Torvean Golf Club is set on the outskirts of Inverness City. You’ll enjoy the historic Caledonian Canal and River Ness from the background.
This club features a 5,784-yard of mature parkland. It has three ponds and one of the longest par 5 holes in the north of Scotland at 565 yards. Its final trio is among the best closing stretch in the area, finishing with a par 3 demanding a tee shot over a natural pond to the green.