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Golf Courses in the Scottish Highlands

The Mystical Highlands

Golf Courses in the Scottish Highlands

The Highlands are often seen as mistical and romantic, partly because of the fast changing weather, partly because of its stunning unspoilt nature and its castles. Be prepared for rugged mountains, deep blue lochs, empty glens and great golf courses.

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Castle Stuart Golf Links

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Inverness, Highlands and Islands

The 18-hole Castle Stuart Golf Links is located close to Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. The famous championship links course overlooking the Moray Firth is a very special golf course with lots of challenges. Typical for Castle Stuart Golf Links are the rumpled fairways and lots of natural bunkers.

Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Club

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Fortrose, Highlands and Islands

The 18-hole Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Club (since 1793) is located on the Chanonry Peninsula in the ‘Black Isle’ in the Scottish Highlands, very close to the City of Inverness. It is the 15th oldest recorded Club in the World. The classic Scottish links golf course enjoys breathtaking views over the Moray Firth. 

Royal Dornoch

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Dornoch, Highlands and Islands

The 36-hole Royal Dornoch (1877) in Dornoch, Sutherland, is located on the bay of the Dornoch Firth. Royal Dornoch offers two great golf courses - the Championship Course and the Struie Course. The 18-hole Championship Course is ranked No.5 in the world and No.1 in Scotland by Golf Digest 2016.

Brora Golf Club

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Brora, Highlands and Islands

The 18-hole Brora Golf Club (1891) is situated on the Moray Firth in Sutherland. The links golf course is recognised as being one of James Braid’s finest designs. With Kintradwell Bay in the foreground and with a backdrop of the Sutherland foothills the golf course offers great views from Ben Bhraggie to the west to the Ord of Caithness in the north-east.

Forres Golf Club

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Forres, Highlands and Islands

The 18-hole Forres Golf Club (1889) in Moray is a picturesque parkland style course, designed by Open Championship winners James Braid and Willie Park. Forres Golf Course is a beautifully maintained and full of memorable holes. It is providing a good test for golfers of all abilities.

Golspie Golf Club

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Golspie, Highlands and Islands

The 18-hole Golspie Golf Club (founded 1889) is situated on the Dornoch Firth. The beautiful course was designed by James Braid. It is a great mix of classic links, heath and parkland course. Golspie Golf Course is ranked as No. 54 in Golf World's Top 100 courses in Scotland for 2015.

Keith Golf Club

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Keith, Highlands and Islands

The 18 hole Keith Golf Club in Keith in the highlands of Scotland is a fairly open parkland course. The Clubhouse provides catering and bar facilities and offers an excellent view of the golf course and surrounding countryside. Enjoy a round of golf at the Heart of the Malt Whisky Trail.

Moray Golf Club

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Lossiemouth, Moray, Highlands and Islands

The 36-hole Moray Golf Club (founded 1889) is located in Lossiemouth, Moray about 20 miles from Inverness. Enjoy one of the finest links courses in Scotland. Moray Golf Club is truly one of Scotland's gems and a must for golfers visiting the area.

Tain Golf Club

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Tain, Highlands and Islands

The 18-hole Tain Golf Club (founded 1890) situated in Tain is nestled on the banks of the Dornoch Firth. The beautiful links course was designed by golfing great, Old Tom Morris. Enjoy the sea on one side and the backdrop of the mountains behind. The layout guarantees an interesting round for beginners and experts alike. 

Dragons Tooth Golf Course

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Ballachulish, Highlands and Islands

The 9-hole Dragons Tooth Golf Course in Ballachulish near Fort William is beautifully situated at Loch Leven. The parkland course with 18 tees is over-shadowed by two majestic munros - Sgorr Dhearg and Sgorr Domhnuill. The challenging holes run through an undulating, tree-lined estate. Some are breathtaking and the quality of the fairways matches mightier courses in Scotland.

Isle of Skye Golf Club

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Sconser, Highlands and Islands

The 9-hole Isle of Skye Golf Club is a scenic seaside golf course on the west coast of Scotland with views of the sea and the landscape. Surrounded by impressive mountains the flat course looks out seawards to the Isle of Raasay and inland to Glamaig, one of the Red Cuillins.

Inverness Golf Club

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Inverness, Highlands and Islands

The 18-hole Inverness Golf Club (established in 1883) is located near Inverness the capital of the Scottish Highlands. The parkland golf course at Culcabock offers tree lined fairways and generous well manicured greens. It is easy to walk and provides an enjoyable and challenging test for any golfer. 

Fairways Leisure and Loch Ness Golf Course

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Inverness, Highlands and Islands

The 27-hole Fairways Leisure and Loch Ness Golf Course (opened  in 1996) is situated on the South West edge of Inverness offering an 18-hole championship course called New Course and the Wee Monster 9-hole family course.  The New Course gently ascends land above Inverness offering spectacular views of Inverness and more.

Grantown-on-Spey Golf Club

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Grantown-on-Spey, Highlands and Islands

The 18-hole Grantown-on-Spey Golf Club (founded 1890) is situated in the Cairngorm National Park in the Scottish Highlands. It is supposed to be one of the finest golf venues in the area. The parkland style golf course with charm is looking onto the Cairngorm mountains.