s Golfing in Inverness and the Highlands of Scotland

accommodation for golfers in inverness

Royal Dornoch : Telephone +44 (0) 1863 810219
Very challenging seaside championship links, designed by Tom Morris & John Sutherland                                                      
 18 holes, 6591 yds, Par70, SSS 72, Course record 67  
Struie :  18 holes, 5321 yds, Par 68, SSS 70,  

Visitors - handicap of 24 for gentlemen (ladies 35) Must contact in advance and have a handicap certificate

Loch Ness Golf Course : Telephone +44-(0)-1463 713335
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. 
www.golflochness.com info@golflochness.com

Boat of Garten : Telephone  +44-(0)-1479 831282  
This parkland 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
Seaside 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 - 6.30pm.

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 at weekends.

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

Muir of Ord : Telephone  +44-(0)-1463 870825
Old 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 handicap certificate.

Strathpeffer Spa  :  +44-(0)-1997 421219
Upland course 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  
A 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 competitions.

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 site ~  http://www.carrbridgegolf.com

Fort 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.