Golfing in South West Scotland – Turnberry Golf Tour
- Day 1
Arrive in Scotland where you will be met by a company representative and escorted to your vehicle. Transfer to Turnberry
- Day 2
Play Turnberry Ailsa Course which has hosted The Open Championship on 4 occasions the last one being in 2009. Turnberry Ailsa is one of the best links golf courses in the world with spectacular views of Ailsa Craig and across to Ireland.
- Day 3
Play Turnberry King Robert The Bruce Course – On 28th June 2017, Eric F. Trump officially opened Trump Turnberry’s newest golf course, the magnificent King Robert the Bruce, in a Grand Opening Ceremony attended by a selection of VIP guests and members.The course is named after the King of Scotland, Robert the Bruce, the historical warrior who led Scotland to claim its right as an independent country in the Battle of Bannockburn in June 1314. He was born in July 1274 in Turnberry Castle. The Turnberry Lighthouse now stands amongst the ruins of this medieval castle.Martin Ebert, responsible for the reborn Ailsa, had been commissioned to create what is a stunning sibling to the legendary Ailsa course. This world class golf experience thrills golfers of all abilities. Distinctive bunkering, visually attractive wetland areas and swathes of gorse all adds to the exciting challenges of this great links course. This 18 hole course has a par of 72, and, has 5 par 3 holes, a characteristic shared with the new Ailsa Course.Breathtaking vistas from the 8th 9th, 10th and 11th delight golfers, with spectacular views of Turnberry’s stunning coastline, castle ruins and the lighthouse.
- Day 4
Play Prestwick – home to the very first Open Championship in 1860 Prestwick is one of the most traditional links courses anywhere in the world. Rich with history it is quite easy as one plays round this fascination links course to imagine Old Tom Morris, James Braid and all of the other greats playing for the most coveted prize in world golf.
- Day 5
Play Royal Troon Old Course and Portland Course. The Open Championship has been held at Royal Troon on numerous occasions and was most recently won by Henrik Stenson in 2016. His winning total in relation to par of 20 under is the lowest in the history of The Open Championship, beating the previous best by Tiger Woods of 19 under in 2000. The club boasts a beautifully refurbished clubhouse and all visitors are sure of a warm welcome.
- Day 6
Play Western Gailes – Open Championship qualifying course Western Gailes has also hosted many National and International championship over the years. Western Gailes is one of the best links courses around and is not to be missed.
- Day 7
Play Glasgow Gailes – Open Championship qualifying course – Glasgow Gailes is part of the Glasgow Golf Club which also has Killermont in the city of Glasgow. This is an excellent example of how links golf should be and don’t miss out on the lunch in the clubhouse – savoury mince and poached egg is a favourite with the members.
- Day 8
Depart for home
Golfing in SW Scotland – Itinerary A
- Turnberry Ailsa
- Turnberry Kintyre
- Prestwick Royal
- Troon Old Royal
- Troon Portland
- Western Gailes