Where Open Championship courses & spectacular coastal scenery meet

Why golf in South West Scotland?

  • Host of the first Open Championship in 1860
  • Three world-famous links - Turnberry, Royal Troon & Prestwick
  • 40 historic castles to visit
  • Spectacular coastal scenery with Isle of Arran backdrop
  • Fun seaside towns & stunning beaches
  • Prominent Ayrshire clans of Wallace & Bruce
Open Monday 8am - 6pm EDT

Host of The Open Championship more than 35 times

Why golf in South West Scotland?

Our experts say...

The first Open Championship was played at Prestwick in 1860, so a trip to these parts is to follow in the footsteps of most, if not all, of the game's greatest players.

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Patrick Tarantino

Golf Vacation Specialist

Golf travel tips for South West Scotland

Best months for golfing weather:

May to September

Best months for value:

April & October

Most popular months:

May, June & September

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