The history of Prestwick Golf Club stretches back over 160 years to a time when golf was in its infancy. In 1851, a group of 57 enthusiastic members, met at the Red Lion Pub and established the Open Championship. A true original Links layout and host to the first “Open Championship" in 1860.
Host to the Open Championship, and a real test of golfing ability. With the wind to contend with, and deep rough interspersed with gorse and broom, accurate shot making is essential. Players should make their scores on the outward nine, as the prevailing north-western wind can make the back nine extremely difficult.
The first purpose planned golfing resort in Britain, with an iconic hotel that houses travellers on romantic getaways to its therapeutic shores to this day. Epic links that were built, destroyed and rebuilt again. Also a former host to the 'Open Championship'.
For many golfers, this renowned course of the Ayrshire coast, just north of Troon, gets pretty close to pure links heaven. Sand hills and sea views abound as you tackle one glorious links hole after another. The links dates back to 1897 and still has quite a traditional feel.
Its West Coast setting and fabulous condition makes it ideal for summer and winter golf in Scotland. It is a world class links course which attracts players from every corner of the globe. Gailes Links is a championship links course in Ayrshire close to Open venues at Royal Troon and Turnberry.
This Kyle Philips designed links course offers a rewarding experience for golfers of all levels. Host to the European Tour 2017 Scottish Open Championship, Dundonald Links has gone from strength to strength.
Iconic 5 star hotel, with the luxury you would expect as a top class destination
Set in thirty acres of woodlands and beautifully manicured gardens, Loch Green House Hotel is home to an award-winning restaurant, spacious en-suite bedrooms and Spa Suites
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
Visit the birthplace of scotland's favourite bard, still celebrated at Burns Suppers worldwide some 261 years later
Built around 1777 the castle has stunning clifftop views and room after room of historic interest. Dwight D. Eisenhower stayed here 4 times, including once while president of the united states. the castle is reputed to be home to at least seven ghosts, including a piper and a servant girl.