Royal Dornoch : Telephone +44 (0) 1863 810219
Very challenging seaside championship links,
designed by Tom Morris & John
18 holes, 6591
yds, Par70, SSS 72, Course record 67
: 18 holes, 5321 yds, Par 68, SSS 70,
Visitors - handicap of 24 for gentlemen (ladies 35)
Must contact in advance and have a handicap
Loch Ness Golf Course : Telephone 01463 713335
Boat of Garten : Telephone (44 - (0) - 1479) 831282
Located on the south side of Inverness there are 27
holes that would suit golfers of all abilities and
coupled with the extensive range of facilities
provide an all round experience as well as stunning
views of the City.
course was cut out from a silver birch forest though the fairways are adequately
wide. There are natural hazards of broom and heather, good views and walking is
easy. A round provides great variety. 18 holes, 5837 yds, Par 69, SSS69, Visitors - Must contact
in advance and have a handicap certificate.
Fortrose & Rosemarkie : Telephone (44 - (0) - 1381)
620733 & 620529
links course, set on a peninsula with sea on three
sides. Easy walking, good views. Designed by James
Braid; the club was formed in 1888.
18 holes, 5973 yds,
Par 71, SSS 69, Course record 64. Visitors
- restricted 8.45 - 10.15am & 1 - 2.15 then 4.45
Inverness : Telephone (44 -
(0) - 1463) 239882
Fairly flat parkland course with burn running
through it. Windy in winter. The 14th is one of the
most difficult Par 4's in the north of Scotland.
18 holes, 6226 yds,
Par 69, SSS 70. Visitors - restricted
Kingussie : Telephone ( 44 - (0) - 1540) 661374
Hilly upland course with natural hazards and
magnificent views. Stands about 1000ft above sea
level at its highest point and the River Gynack
comes into play on five holes.
18 holes, 5555 yds,
Par 66, SSS 67, Course record 64. Visitors
- restricted weekends
of Ord : Telephone (44 - (0) - 1463) 870825
established (1875) heathland course with tight
fairways and easy walking. Testing 11th, 'Castle
Hill' (par 3)
18 holes, 5202 yds, Par 67, SSS 66, Course record
61. Visitors - not permitted during
specified draw times for medal tees. Restricted 11am
- 12.30pm Sat & Sun.
Nairn : Telephone (44 - (0) - 1667) 453208
Championship, seaside links founded in 1887 and
created from a wilderness of heather and whin.
Designed by A.Simpson, old Tom Morris and James
Braid. Opening holes stretch out along the shoreline
with a turn for home at the 10th. Regularly chosen
for national championships. 18
holes, 6722 yds, Par 72, SSS 71, Course record 65. Visitors
- restricted until 10.30am weekends.
Nairn Dunbar : Telephone (44 - (0) - 1667) 452741
Links course with sea views and testing gorse-and
whin-lined fairways. Breezy at 6, 7, and 8. Testing
hole 'Long Peter' (527 yds). 18 holes, 6431 yds, Par 71, SSS 71, Course record 68.
Visitors - must contact in advance and have
Strathpeffer Spa : (44 - (0) - 1997) 421219
with many natural hazards (no sand bunkers), hard
walking and fine views. Testing 3rd hole (par 3)
across loch. 18 holes, 4792 yds, Par 65, SSS 65, Course record 60.
Visitors - may not play during club competition
times or until after 10.30am on Sunday.
Alness : (44 - (0) - 1349) 883877
short, but testing, parkland course with beautiful
views over the Cromarty Firth and Black Isle.
9 holes, 2606 yds, Par 66, SSS 64, Course record 62,
Visitors - restricted during
Carrbridge : (44 - (0) - 1479) 841623
Short part-parkland, part-moorland
course with magnificent views of the Cairngorms. 9
holes, 5300 yds, Par71, SSS 66, Course record 64.
Visitors - restricted Sun,
competition days and after 5pm Wed May - Sept. Web
Augustus : (44 - (0) - 1320) 366460
Moorland course, with narrow fairways and good
views. Bordered by the tree lined Caledonian Canal.
9 holes, 5454
yds, Par 67, SSS 68, Course record 69. Visitors
- No restrictions.