Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Dornoch is a beguiling, spiritual experience that is good for the soul.

Chris Bertram, Top 100 Courses Editor

Overview

Stretching along the sandy beaches of Dornoch Firth, Royal Dornoch never disappoints those who’ve made the pilgrimage north to this part of the Highlands. All the golfing greats have taken the trip too. Challenge yourself against raised greens amid a blazing backdrop of gorse in summer. This is top 10 golf, although regularly rated as the #1 worldwide by the experts.

Key Info

Location

Dornoch Firth

Architect

Old Tom Morris

Established

1877

Par

70

Course Length

6,265 yards (White tees)
6,002 yards (Yellow)
5,442 yards (Red)

Signature Holes

Hole 4 - Achinchanter - par 4
Hole 5 - Hilton - par 4
Hole 6 - Whinny Brae - par 4

Notable Events Hosted

British Amateur Championships, Scottish Amateur Championships

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