Golfing Highlights Around the Moray Coast
Along the Scottish north-east coast there are many great golf courses to satisfy all levels of visiting golfers. Several of which regularly receive accolades in popular golfing journals, and many of our top European Tour, and PGA golfers have experienced the challenge of playing these great courses. Courses that have hosted championship tournaments include
Previous host of 2013 & 2016 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open
Host of The 37th Walker Cup and the 37th Curtis Cup
Other Local Courses that we would recommend that you visit and play include Hopeman, Forres, and Elgin
Hopeman Golf Club has one of the best par 3 holes in Scotland, voted by Sky Golf and endorsed by Paul Lawrie 1999 Open Champion( the 12th Preshach) The Tee which faces out towards the sea is situated 150 feet above the green and on a windy day will challenge all golfers to make par.
Designed by Open Championship winners James Braid and Willie Park, the Par 70 course is just less than 6300 yards from the tips providing a good test for golfers of all abilities.
Founded in 1906, Elgin Golf Club is widely regarded as one of the finest inland courses in the North of Scotland. Measuring 6,458 yards with par of 69 and a standard scratch of 71, the challenging but fair course is a true test of low and high handicap players alike