Trump Turnberry: Ailsa Course

A supreme championship links that is a joy to play in one of the finest settings in the UK.

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Overview

The setting for one of the greatest showdowns in Open Championship history. In 1977, Tom Watson edged Jack Nicklaus to win the iconic Duel in the Sun on the stunning Ailsa Course. This epic links sits on rugged headland and overlooks the isles of Arran and Ailsa Craig. And few courses can match its blend of beauty and enjoyment.

Key Info

Location

Firth of Clyde, South Ayrshire 

Architect

Willie Fernie, Philip Mackenzie Ross, and Mackenzie & Ebert 

Established

1906

Par

72

Course Length

7,489 yards (Championship Tees) 
6,511 yards (White) 
6094 yards (Yellow) 
5,406 yards (Red – W) 

Signature Holes

Hole 4 - ‘Woe-Be-Tide’- Par 3 
Hole 9 - ‘Bruce's Castle’ - Par 3 
Hole 10 - ‘Dinna Fouter’ - Par 5 

Notable Events Hosted

The Open Championship (1977, 1986, 1994 and 2009), Women's British Open (2002 and 2015), The Senior Open Championship (Seven times between 1987 and 2012) 

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Ayrshire and West Scotland
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