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.
Visitors welcome
Inverness
Braid, James

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

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Inverness

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James Braid

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!).

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

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Inverness

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Mark Parsinen & Gil Hanse

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

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Inverness

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Old Tom Morris

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

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James Braid designed the current layout in the early 1920s.

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.
Visitors welcome
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.
Visitors welcome
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.
Visitors welcome
Inverness
Morris, Old Tom

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Inverness

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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.
Visitors welcome
Inverness
Robertson, Peter

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Inverness

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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.

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

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Inverness

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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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