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Inverness Golf Club

The Clubhouse, Culcabock Rd,

Inverness, Inverness-shire IV2 3XQ

  • Office

    +44 (0)1463 239 882
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1463 231 989
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1463 240 616
  • Golf pro

    Mel Douglas

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    George Smith and J J Fraser with alterations made by James Braid.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6256
5782
5628
Par
69
67
72
SSS or slope
70
68
73

Location

Latitude:

57.473049

Longitude:

-4.201686

How to get there:

1 mile SE of Inverness

From the A9/A96 junction (Raigmore Interchange) just east of Inverness city centre, leave the A9 and follow the B865, direction City Centre. After o.2 mls, at roundabout, go south on the B9006 (Old Perth Rd). After o.6 mls turn right onto the B853 (Culcabock Rd). After 200 yards golf is on your left.

Inverness Golf Club

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1883

Inverness Golf Club: Located just a mile from the centre of Inverness, this fine parkland golf course provides a pleasant counterpoint to its Highland cousins spread along the coast to nor' and east. The opening five may lull you into thinking that on this excellently maintained course, all the holes run straight and are played in a relatively flat, partly tree-lined environment, where greenside bunkering is the main line of defence. But things become decidedly more interesting at the doglegging, downhill par-4 6th. Here you'll take on a blind drive and then an approach over a small stream to a small, round and testingly elevated green. From the 6th hole onwards the interest quotient rises substantially, with many elevation changes, a testing collection of five varied par-3s and many pleasing views over surrounding hills.

Never losing its undulating, parkland feel, the layout throws down its biggest challenges on four formidable back-nine par-4s. The left-to-right doglegging 12th is played from a wonderfully elevated tee, down to a tight tree-lined fairway below. The long and fiendishly doglegging 14th requires nerves of steel and an inch-perfect drive to put you in any kind of shape for the long approach into a small green, out of bounds awaits anything pushed right. At the tight 16th you'll need to take dead aim at a marker post and trust your swing for a testing, uphill blind drive. The long par-4 18th is a great closing hole, with the inviting clubhouse always in view as you make your way in a straight line from tee to green.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.

Must book in advance. Proof of handicap may be requested.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Sept): £50.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Inverness, the most northerly city in the UK, is the administrative centre for the Scottish Highlands. Its is located near the site of the Battle of Culloden and at the beginning of the Great Glen, where the River Ness enters the Moray Firth. The name Inverness comes from Scottish Gaelic and translates as 'mouth of the river Ness'. Inverness is also known by its nicknames Invershneckie and The Shneck.

Where2Stay

  • Kingsmills Hotel4-star

    Culcabock Road, Inverness IV2 3LP

    +44 (0)1463 237 166

    Visit website

    Formerly the Inverness Marriott, the 4-star Kingsmills Hotel recently returned to private ownership. You’re close enough to Inverness city centre to walk there. Or you can take a stroll in the hotel's four acres of carefully kept gardens and manicured lawns with scarcely a hint that you’re in the middle of the Highland capital.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Inverness

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Castle Stuart; Nairn; Nairn Dunbar

  • Glasdair HouseB&B Guest House

    2 Balliferay Rd, Inverness IV3 5PJ

    +44 (0)1463 718 181

    Visit website

    Glasdair guest house is the perfect base for exploring Inverness and the Highlands including renowned tourist attractions like Loch Ness or the famous 18th century Battle of Culloden site. This bed & breakfast guest house features seven guest rooms, comprising of two singles, one double, one twin / super king and 3 singles or a twin / super king.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Inverness

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Castle Stuart; Nairn; Nairn Dunbar

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