The first twelve British Open Golf Championships were held at the Prestwick Club in Ayrshire in the south west of Scotland from 1860 onwards.
Almost adjacent to the old Prestwick Club is the Championship Course of “Royal Troon” which is one of several courses of varying degrees of difficulty in and about the town of Troon. Winners of the British Open at Troon include Arnold Palmer, Tom Weiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard.
A relatively short drive from Troon takes you to another British Open venue at Turnberry where the purpose built golf resort encompassing the famous Turnberry Hotel and the Ailsa and Arran courses is hugely popular with our golfing Guests. Winners of the Open at Turnberry have been Tom Watson and Greg Norman and Nick Price.
Another west coast golf course (but this time a bit further north than Ayrshire) is the beautiful Macrahanish Golf Course. Frequently described as one of the finest links courses in the UK, the course is set in wonderful dunes on the Kintyre Peninsula. Remote, scenic, and peaceful – the perfect ingredients for a day on the fairways.
Whatever your preferences, we can tailor a Scottish golfing tour according to your requirements.