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Isle of Harris Golf Club

Scarista,

Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

  • Office

    +44 (0)1859 550 226
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1859 550 226

About the course

  • The Course:

    9 holes.

  • Designer:

    Laid out by local golfers.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
2417
2314
2085
Par
34
34
35
SSS or slope
34
32
33

Location

Latitude:

57.831760

Longitude:

-7.036657

How to get there:

14 mi SW of Tarbert / Tarbert is a 1 hr 40 min ferry ride from Uig on the Isle of Skye, which is connected to the Scottish mainland by road.

Isle of Harris Golf Club

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

Est. 1935

Isle of Harris Golf Club is home to the "Scarista" golf course, a stunningly located nine-hole links course that sits alongside the Sound of Taransay as it reaches out into the Atlantic Ocean. All down the west side of the course stretch the white sands, typical of this part of the Hebrides.

Although only a nine-hole course many of the holes will test good shot-makers and higher-handicappers alike, with more than a few natural hazards. Among its many fans, Scarista can count the likes of Nick Faldo and Ronan Rafferty. The natural surroundings here are fabulous, and wonderfully complemented by the extensive birdlife, wildlife, unique culture, music, language and arts, which make Harris such a sought after and unique destination.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and Saturdays. Closed on Sundays.

No need to book, just turn up and play.

Green fees

Visitor fee, day ticket: £25 (all days); nine-holes £15.

Pay green fees (cash) into honesty box at club entrance. Contact club for full details. [Last updated: 2020].

Did you know?

The Isle of Harris is more correctly named Lewis and Harris ... the largest island in Scotland and third largest in the British Isles, after Great Britain and Ireland. The northern part of the island is known as Lewis, the southern part as Harris. Both are frequently but incorrectly described as if they were separate islands. The island of Lewis and Harris is part of the Outer Hebrides, an island chain off the west coast of mainland Scotland, also referred to as the Western Isles (Innse Gail) and much less frequently as Long Isle or Long Island.

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