Best golf courses: Inverness

Inverness: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Inverness
Braid, James

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James Braid

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Inverness
Braid, James

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James Braid

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Inverness
Parsinen & Hanse

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Mark Parsinen & Gil Hanse

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Inverness
Steel, Donald

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Inverness

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Donald Steel (a coincidence that Andrew Carnegie made his fortune in steel!).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Inverness
Morris, Old Tom

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Old Tom Morris

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Inverness
Macpherson, John

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Inverness

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Originally a 9-hole layout, extended to 18-holes in 1924 by its long-serving greenkeeper John Macpherson.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Inverness
Braid, James

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James Braid designed the current layout in 1932. Golf was probably played on the Chanonry Peninsula from at least 1700 onward, and a club formed in 1793.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Inverness
Braid, James

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Inverness

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James Braid

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Inverness
Park & Braid

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Inverness

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Original 9-hole course laid out by A.C. Brown (1890); extended to 18-holes by Willie Park Jr (1911) and modified by James Braid (1921).

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
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Inverness
Smith, Fraser & Braid

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Inverness

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

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
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Inverness
Vardon, Harry

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Inverness

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Harry Vardon

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Inverness
Morris, Old Tom

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Inverness

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Old Tom Morris

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Inverness
Morris, Old Tom

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Original layout by Old Tom Morris. Later modifications made by James Braid, Tom Simpson and Ben Sayers (1920).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Inverness
Robertson, Peter

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Current course designed by Scottish course architect Peter Robertson (1936).

5-PLUS: In the world’s elite - has few peers; one of our top-rated 5s!
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Inverness
Morris, Old Tom

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Inverness

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Extension from original 9-holes to 18 designed by Old Tom Morris (1886). Later improvements made by John Sutherland, Donald Ross (born in Dornoch) and JH Taylor.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Inverness
Sayers, Ben

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Original design by Ben Sayers (1907). Renovation by Mike Clayton, Mike DeVries and Frank Pont (of CDP Golf Design) (2024).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Inverness
Thomas, Dave

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Dave Thomas

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Inverness
Morris, Old Tom

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Inverness

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Old Tom Morris

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Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

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Prince's Golf Club, Kent (UK)

Here at Prince’s Golf Club you'll find 27 excellent holes of links golf. Just over the fence and sharing similar terrain is Royal St George’s; but Prince’s is far from overshadowed by its venerable neighbour. The three nine-hole loops at Prince's, laid out over gently undulating terrain, are sure to bring a smile of satisfaction to all lovers of links golf.

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