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Machrihanish Golf Club

Kintyre Peninsula, Machrihanish PA28 6PT, Scotland
+44 1586 810213
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Fantastic Golf Course

You must play this course if you get the opportunity. From the 1st hole that plays over part of... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Airdrie, United Kingdom
great golf course - challenging and sunny...

Played the course after booking online. Reception at pro shop friendly. Played following a visiting... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“pro shop” (14 reviews)
“links course” (19 reviews)
“blind shots” (13 reviews)
Kintyre Peninsula, Machrihanish PA28 6PT, Scotland
+44 1586 810213
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

You must play this course if you get the opportunity. From the 1st hole that plays over part of the Atlantic to the general conditions of the greens and fairways, I can't fault it whatsoever. I was a bit tired after playing the dunes course...More

Thank quabba1
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Played the course after booking online. Reception at pro shop friendly. Played following a visiting American 4 ball ahead, but caddies kept them moving and not held up. Challenging course but great links set up and in v good condition. Friendly staff and good snack...More

Thank Haggis65
Reviewed 9 August 2017

What a fantastic golf course and location. You can fly into the airport some two miles away and have lunch a game of golf and fly out again that evening for £119. A bargain for those who may never have the time to travel by...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is a true test of links golf. 17 of us recently attended on a golf outing and every single person loved it here. Starting with the best opening hole you are challenged on every hole. The course was beautifully manicured. A must play for...More

Thank BigTravellerAJC66
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Super location. Course in decent condition. Carries from the ladies tees need to be looked at as they seem somewhat unfair and not very welcoming for visiting golfers.

Thank John A
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Machrihanish is an old 18 hole course, which is highly rated. If your drives are not straight then expect to lose several golf balls as the rough is tough! Great views over to America. It's a three hour drive to get there from Glasgow or...More

Thank Neil L
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I spent two days playing golf there with the golf club champions. It was a fantastic event and the group of members are above grade, The course is something to try if you have some time to play. The first hole is something to write...More

Thank Pierre_Kingston
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is a historic course that should be on everybody's life list to play. Starting with arguably the finest opening drive in golf anywhere, we played this links on a relatively benign day. Because of its design there are some blind shots and it definitely...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stayed in the Ugadale Hotel and played Machrihanish and Machrihanish Dunes - both super links courses, in beautiful condition and amazing views. The food and service everywhere we went was fantastic - a definite place to kick back, relax, play some fantastic golf and...More

1  Thank CCohen2014
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Anyone that ventures to Machrihanish to experience the Champioship Course and the Machrihanish Dunes Course are in for a real treat. It can be done in two days but next time I go I will stay a week and enjoy all that was overlooked because...More

1  Thank LeslieKByrnes
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28 June 2016|
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Response from Anna A | Property representative |
Entry to and the use of all Club Facilities is restricted to Club Members, Member's Guests, and Visiting Golfers who become Temporary Members by paying Green Fees.