Tag: royal troon

  • Turnberry Kintyre

    The Turnberry Kintyre Golf Course is the perfect complement and companion to the Ailsa Course at Turnberry. It has been rebuilt twice and commands one of the most spectacular views. The original Arran course was laid in 1909 and was severely damaged during the Second World War. It was rebuilt after the war by Philip Mackenzie who also redid the Ailsa Course. Turnberry Kintyre was recently ...

  • Prestwick

    A golfing vacation to the Ayrshire coast area of Scotland is a very rewarding experience. Not far from Glasgow, hence very easy to reach, there are rich pickings here for golfers in the numerous world class golf courses located in some of the most scenic spots you can imagine. Prestwick Golf Club, just half an hour south west of Glasgow has a common boundary with Royal Troon and five minutes ...

  • Western Gailes

    Western Gailes is located on the Ayrshire coast, where many of the best golf courses in Scotland, like the Royal Troon and Turnberry are located and is certainly worthy of their company. Western Gailes Golf Club, founded in 1897, sits on a narrow strip of land wedged between the Irvine Bay and railway tracks. It is just four miles from Glasgow Airport and is one of the finest true links of ...

  • Royal Troon

    Founded in 1878 the Royal Troon Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland has three courses, the Old Course, Portand and the nine-hole course called Par Three. It has a famous neighbor in Prestwick and together they form an interesting golfing vacation. In its centenary year of 1978, Troon was bestowed with the Royal title, the only one awarded so far during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.