Golf Course Listings
If you are coming to Boat of Garten, you might like to visit one of the following Highland courses which are all within easy reach:
Castle Stuart Golf Links -
Around 30 minutes away is Castle Stuart Golf Links near Inverness on the shores of the Moray Firth. At around 6900 yards Castle Stuart has already received numerous accolades and hosted the Scottish Open in 2011 and 2012.
Elgin Golf Club -
An open parkland course of just under 6500 yards which recently celebrated its centenary. Offers a great views of the distant Cairngorm mountainshe course and a friendly Highland welcome.
Forres Golf Club
Designed by James Braid and Willie Park, Forres is a par 70 parkland course of just over 6200 yards with wonderful views of Findhorn Bay and the Moray Firth. Some memorable holes including the 16th, aptly named ‘Pond’, where a watery grave awaits errant tee shots.
Moray Golf Club
The Old Course at Moray Golf Club at Lossiemouth was laid out by Old Tom Morris and opened in 1889 and is known as a challenging but fair test of true links golf.
Nairn Golf Club
A championship links course founded in 1887 on the shores of the Moray Firth, the course has hosted a number of important championships including the 1999 Walker Cup and Curtis Cup in 2012.
Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Famous championship links course, regularly rated among the world’s top courses, Dornoch has hosted golfers since the 17c but the Club was founded in 1877 making it one of the oldest in the world. The original design was updated by Old Tom Morris and J H Taylor and given a royal charter in 1906. Around 90 minutes drive from Boat of Garten.
Some picturesque 9 hole courses which are well worth a visit
Aigas Golf Club
Aigas opened for play in 1993 and was designed by local PGA Pro Bill Mitchell of Grantown on Spey. It features generous greens, undulating fairways and even some water features and is set amidst stunning Highland scenery in a beautiful glen.
A course which boasts a great pedigree having been designed by Donald Steel and Tom Mackenzie. Set in heart of Scotland’s whisky producing region on the banks of the River Avon, Ballindalloch is a parkland course offering 9 holes with 18 tees and is a challenging test of golf.