Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club Est. 1896

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Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club: Known to many as the best 12-hole golf course in the UK, Shiskine's ocean-side setting, nestling below the Drumadoon Cliffs, ensures it is right up there with the scenic best. It might also be a contender for having the highest ratio of blind shots to make, both from the tees and for approach shots to the greens - various signalling devices are employed to let you know when its safe to pay. The undulating terrain has all the hallmarks of an excellent links style golf course, with fabulous sea views over Kilbrannan Bay and across to the Mull of Kintyre. The greens are well-paced and a couple of burns meander snake-like across the layout.

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Making Contact

Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club
Shore Road,
Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran KA27 8HA
Scotland
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Office   +44 (0)1770 860 226
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1770 860 226
Fax

  +44 (0)1770 860 205

Email   bookings@shiskinegolf.com
Website   www.shiskinegolf.com
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About the course

The course: 12 holes. Seaside links.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Coastal duneland.
 
Designer: Willie Fernie, with later substantive changes designed by Willie Park Jr.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 3055 2823 2816
Par 42 42 44
SSS or Slope 42 41 44
 
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How2Get There?

Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran
Follow the beach road, just off the A841 in Blackwaterfoot.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays £23; weekends £28. [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

Alexander Boyd, a banker based in Glasgow, is credited as the founder of the club. In June 1896 the club was opened by the then Lord Advocate, Mr Graham Murray. The course architect was Willie Fernie of Troon, who designed the original 9-hole course. Currently the 5th and 9th holes are the only survivors of the original concept.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in Britain & Ireland.
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Location

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Latitude: (55.504327)
Longitude: (-5.340074)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Kinloch Hotel 3-star
Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran KA27 8ET
+44 (0)1770 860 444
www.bw-kinlochhotel.co.uk

The Kinloch Hotel offers unrivalled scenery and spectacular views. A get away from it all holiday location with a warm Scottish welcome.

Golf at this hotel No
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Blackwaterfoot Lodge 
Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran
+44 (0)1770 860 202
www.blackwaterfoot-lodge.co.uk

This small family run hotel is located no more than 50 yards from the picturesque Blackwaterfoot harbour and a five minute stroll from the long and wide sandy beach bordering the unique 12 hole links of Shiskine golf club.

Golf at this hotel No
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