Golf in the East & West of Scotland
The Ayrshire coastline sees perhaps the greatest concentration of golf courses in Scotland. For miles bordering the Clyde estuary, courses link to form a golfing paradise, all within easy reach of Glasgow – Scotland’s largest city, with its superb and varied museums, the best shopping in the UK outside London, and myriad of bars and restaurants.
The area boasts more than its fair share of major courses. Prestwick was the venue for the first Open, and both Troon and Turnberry still feature regularly on the rota. The local qualifying courses (Western Gailes, Gailes Links, Barassie, Irvine Bogside and Prestwick St Nicholas) all rate a mention, whilst golfers seeking a different challenge will enjoy the parkland course of Ayr Belleisle, one of several excellent public courses in the area.
The itinerary suggested is only a sample. The price will depend on the type of accommodation required. We use 3/4/5 star hotels. Please contact our office for a quote.
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Arrive Glasgow/Edinburgh Airport and collect rental car. Travel to St Andrews. Ballot for golf at St Andrews Old Course (optional). Overnight St Andrews.
Play golf at Kingsbarns/ballot for Old Course. Kingsbarns has very quickly gained an excellent reputation for such a new development. The golf course opened in 2000, although golf has been played on this site as far back as 1793. Overnight St Andrews.
Play the Torrance golf course / ballot Old Course. The Torrance golf course, part of the St Andrews Fairmont, was designed by the late Gene Sarazen and winning Ryder Cup Captain Sam Torrance. The course sweeps its way round the hotel and down to the coastal edge. Overnight St Andrews.
Play Carnoustie. This famous Open venue is said to be one of the toughest on the circuit. Overnight St. Andrews.
En route to Turnberry, play Gleneagles Kings course, home to many great championships and arguably one of the best inland courses in Scotland. Overnight Turnberry/Glasgow area.
Play Prestwick, scene of the first twelve British Opens. Overnight Turnberry/Glasgow area.
Play Turnberry Ailsa, another of the great Open venues and the location of the famous “Duel in the sun” between Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson during its debut on the Open Circuit. Overnight Turnberry/Glasgow area.
Travel to Edinburgh/Glasgow Airport. Return hire car and check in for return flight.
We will handle the Old Course ballot for you and if successful you will pay the Old Course direct.
Included in this package:
- 7 nights Standard Twin or Double room with en-suite facilities
- Accommodation 4* or above
- Breakfast daily
- 6 rounds of golf (final golf programme dependent on day of week of arrival)
- Rental Car: 4 pax based on an Automatic MPV*
- VAT at 20%
*If you would prefer just transfers or a private driver let us know and we can provide a quote.
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