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Golspie Golf Club

Ferry Road,

Golspie, Sutherland KW10 6ST

  • Office

    +44 (0)1408 633 266
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1408 633 266
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1408 633 393

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Coastal links & heathland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Seaside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    James Braid

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6021
5816
5238
Par
70
70
72
SSS or slope
68
67
71

Location

Latitude:

57.964815

Longitude:

-3.990976

How to get there:

50 miles N of Inverness

The club is situated at the south of the village of Golspie about a mile from the town centre. Take Ferry Road off the A9 (Station Road).

Golspie Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1889

Golspie Golf Club: Although relatively short at just under 6,000 yards from the men's tees, Golspie still packs a lot in, offering a unique blend of seaside links, as well as heathland golf. The par of 68 is not often bettered, so the experienced golfer will face a variety of shots if a good score is to be carded.

Several holes run at Golspie alongside the sea in typically open links terrain, while others make a short foray into a more heathland environment, where trees and heather add to the challenges, especially if you are wayward from the tee.

Less experienced golfers will enjoy the chance to work on their game without the challenges of championship length, while golfers of all abilities can take pleasure in the sea views onto Dornoch Firth and up to the solid-looking Ben Bhraggie, which rises some 383 metres and looks down on the village of Golspie.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes on all days in high season (May thru' Oct): £60.

Credit cards accepted. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Did you know?

As well as the course there are many attractions and amenities for visitors to enjoy in the area. Dunrobin Castle (just north of Golspie) is open to the public, and is the ancestral home of the Earls of Sutherland. A statue of the First Duke is sited at the top of Ben Bhraggie, the 383-metre hill that sits behind Golspie. The statue can be reached by footpath, providing magnificent views from the summit. The Big Burn waterfall is set in the finest and most beautiful small gorge in Sutherland and is only 20 minutes walk from the north end of the village.

Published ranking

Scotland: 55th best course in Scotland (Golf World, 2021).

Where2Stay

  • The Golf Links Hotel3-star

    Church Street, Golspie, Sutherland

    +44 (0)1408 633 408

    Visit website

    The Golf Links is a friendly, family-run hotel in Golspie, with a seafront location and beautiful views overlooking the Dornoch Firth. It is located right alongside the beach and immediately adjacent to the 18-hole Golspie Golf Course.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Golspie

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Brora; Royal Dornoch; Skibo Castle; Tain.

  • The Sutherland Arms Hotel

    Old Bank Rd, Golspie, Sutherland

    +44 (0)1408 633 234

    Visit website

    The Sutherland Arms Hotel is a family run traditional Highland Coaching Inn where the emphasis is on a warm welcome and a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. The hotel is situated at the far end of the picturesque village of Golspie.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Golspie

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Royal Dornoch (Championship & Struie courses); Brora; Tain; Skibo Castle (private).

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