Tee it Up in a Golfer’s Paradise | Ayrshire
Here in the UK & Ireland, one thing we can rely on is the weather -just kidding! #StormEllen is causing havoc and is proving to be quite a game changer when it comes to the AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon this week. The conditions are tough – real TOUGH, as over 50mph winds cut across one of the game’s finest locations. If you’re loving Sky Sports coverage as much as we are, thinking ‘I want a piece of that’ we’re here to help! Tee it up in a golfer’s paradise with these 5 awesome Ayrshire tracks available to book with GolfNow.
Our terrific trio of traditional Links courses kicks off at Troon Darley. This beautiful beast of a course is recognised as one of the toughest tests around. Accuracy is key, as the tight fairways are surrounded by some truly unforgivable gorse. Measuring up at 6308yards, this par 71 has been tipped as one of the most challenging golf courses in Scotland. Take your game to the next level. Tee it up at Troon Darley.
Channel the Golden Bear within you as you make the trip down the fairways at Troon Lochgreen. Yes, one of the finest names in our game, Jack Nicklaus has teed it up here during an Open qualifier event. He qualified by one shot, shooting 82 & 68. There’s your marker, go beat it!
The shortest of these three fine courses is Troon Fullarton. Short on time? You’ll love it here, play it right and you’ll complete around the 3 hour mark. Beginners of the game will set themselves up well by learning their trade here, more experienced players will not get away without being challenged. Accuracy is essential along this 4867 yard par 64 test. Go Play.
‘So you want to Tee it up in a golfer’s paradise‘? Introducing, the stunning King Robert the Bruce track at Trump Turnberry. Redeveloped by Martin Ebert, the King Robert the Bruce course (formerly the Kintyre) reopened for play in 2017. Jam-packed with incredible views of the Scottish coastline and 18 holes of magnificent golf, this track reinforces Trump Turnberry’s reputation as one of the leaders in the game.
A stunning links golf experience. This Scottish Golf Championship & The Open Qualifying venue is a true gem in the Scottish golf scene. Designed by one of the game’s most celebrated course designers, James Braid, tee it up at Irvine and you’ll want to play time and time again. As with all links courses the sea breeze can affect your game considerably depending on its severity. Throw in a smattering of well-positioned sand traps and gulley fairways and you have a course that provides a fantastic challenge along with some memorable background scenery out over the coastline.
So there we have it folks, 5 sensational Scottish tracks to test your game. Go Play.