Royal Portrush Golf Club (Dunluce)

Portrush, Co. Antrim


Scotland's Best Golf Courses

The Gurus' favorite courses from the home country of golf.

  1. Trump Turnberry (Ailsa) (Willie Fernie 1902/MacKenzie Ross 1951/Martin Ebert 2016, Turnberry)
  2. Cruden Bay Golf Club (Championship) (Old Tom Morris 1899/Tom Simpson and Herbert Fowler 1926, Cruden Bay)
  3. Royal Dornoch Golf Club (Championship) (Old Tom Morris 1886 (original holes in 1877), Dornoch)
  4. Kingsbarns Golf Links (Kyle Phillips 2000, St Andrews)
  5. Castle Stuart Golf Links (Gil Hanse 2009, Inverness)
  6. Muirfield (Old Tom Morris 1891, Muirfield)
  7. Carnoustie Golf Links (Championship) (Old Tom Morris 1867/James Braid 1926/Allan Robertson 10 holes in 1839, Carnoustie)
  8. Trump International Golf Links Scotland (Martin Hawtree 2012, Aberdeen)
  9. St Andrews Links (Castle) (David McLay Kidd 2008, St Andrews)
  10. North Berwick Golf Club (West Links) (Ben Sayers 1932/David Strath shaped in 1877, North Berwick)

9th Hole at Trump Turnberry (Ailsa)
9th Hole at Trump Turnberry (Ailsa)

  1. Dundonald Links (Kyle Phillips 2003, Troon)
  2. Royal Troon Golf Club (Old) (George Strath 1884/1878 fives holes; Willie Fernie and James Braid modifications including Postage Stamp, Troon)
  3. Prestwick Golf Club (Old Tom Morris 1851, Prestwick)
  4. Royal Aberdeen Golf Club (Archie and Robert Simpson 1888, Aberdeen)
  5. Trump Turnberry (King Robert the Bruce) (Martin Ebert 2017/Donald Steel 2001 as Kintyre course, Turnberry)
  6. Nairn Golf Club (Archie Simpson 1887/Old Tom Morris and James Braid, and Ben Sayers modifications, Nairn)

8th Hole at Royal Troon Golf Club (Old)
8th Hole at Royal Troon Golf Club (Old) "Postage Stamp"

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