Top 10 Golf Courses in Ayrshire

Top 10 Golf Courses in Ayrshire by Andy Marshall PGA Professional

Ayrshire is an amazing county for Golf – there are just so many fantastic courses to choose from it’s difficult to choose just 10 and I’ve been fortunate to play the majority of them – however here are my top 10 and in future blogs I’ll be letting you know exactly why they are my favourites……enjoy reading

1. Ailsa  Championship Golf Course – Turnberry Par 71,  7489-yards

Iconic – a must play course and great test of golfAilsa Course - Turnberry

 

 

2. Western Gailes, Irvine – Par 71, 7014-yards 

Western GailesClassic links – a real gem

 

 

 

 

 

3. Dundonald Links, Troon – Par 72, 7100-yards Dundonald Links

Fairly new – but making its mark – hosted the 2017 Scottish Open Championship

 

 

 

4. Prestwick Golf Club, Prestwick – Par 71, 6908-yards Prestwick Golf Club

A must play course – birthplace of the Open Championship

 

 

 

5. Royal Troon Golf Club, Troon – Par 71, 7208-yardsRoyal Troon

Open Championship venue and a tough test of golf

 

 

6. Gailes Links Golf Club – Par 71, 6903 yardsGailes Links

A great test of accuracy – thinking your way round

 

 

7. Irvine Golf Club, Irvine – Par 71, 6594 yards Irvine Golf Club

Always immaculate with stunning backdrop of the Isle of Arran

 

 

8. Kilmarnock Barrassie Golf Club – Par 72, 6817-yards

  Kilmarnock BarassieChallenging fairways and greens – a great test of golf

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club, Prestwick – Par 69, 6044-yards Prestwick St Nicholas

Running fairways flanked by gorse and heather – with a sea view from every hole

 

 

 

10. Ayr Belleisle Golf Club, Ayr – Par 71, 6446-yards Ayr Belleisle

Beautiful parkland setting

 

 

 

 

 

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