Machrihanish Golf Club

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Machrihanish Golf Club, Central Scotland is a 27 hole club with the 18 hole, par 70 (6462 yard) Course famous for it\'s 1st hole and the 9 hole Pans Course. A private, links golf course established in 1876.

Contact Information

Machrihanish, Campbeltown, Central Scotland, PA28 6PT United Kingdom

Tel: 01586 810213 | Fax: 01586 810221

Website: http://www.machgolf.com

Golf Pro: Ken Campbell | Tel: 01586 810277

Contact/Secretary: Mrs A Anderson

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££££
  • Midweek Guide: £65.00 per round £95.00 per day *
  • Weekend Guide: £65.00 per round £95.00 per day *
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Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 27 holes | Par 70 | 6462 yards | Private | Links

Facilities: Driving range, Golf pro shop, Changing rooms, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, Available for functions, golf course.

Location: http://www.machgolf.com/where-is-machrihanish.php

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Course Tee Par SSS Yds
Machrilhanish Golf ClubBlue70716462
Machrilhanish Golf ClubWhite70716235
Machrilhanish Golf ClubYellow70695971
Machrilhanish Golf ClubYellow70705960
Machrilhanish Golf ClubRed72725497
Pans CourseMedal68694752
Pans CourseBox68644638

Machrihanish Golf Club Reviews & Information

Golfshake Rating

  4.31

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 24
Breakdown Averages

4.42 ... Overall Rating
4.22 ... The Course
4.52 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.65 ... VFM
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Recent Reviews

24 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 584 out of 1971.

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What the club says: Machrihanish Golf course is a generous 6,225 yards in length. Measuring 3,101 yards and featuring eight par 4's and a single par 3 on the inward nine, and the outward nine measuring 3,124 yards and featuring two par 5's just over 500 yards each and three par 3's. The 18 hole course here features some of the most 'natural' golfing ground you will find anywhere in the world, with the course completely natural with no man made structures, mounds or hazards that werent already in place.

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Most Helpful Review

I have been over to play Machrihanish 3 or 4 times over the years, each time in different conditions and each time i have loved it!

The weather has varied from glorious sunshine with no wind, to monsoon like rain with a swirling gale, but each and every time the course has been excellent fun to play and always in fantastic condition.

Holes 1 to 14 are all excellent, the last 4 are a little more bland and have the feel of just needing to fit in 4 more holes to make an 18 hole course. Regardless of this less than stellar finish the course demands return visits, even making the 3 hour drive from Glasgow worthwhile, although a much more civilised trip would be to go via arran for a few days, take in Whiting Bay, Lamlash, Corrie or Shiskine before heading over to Kintyre. - Jul 8 2013


Golfshake Team Review

- Jul 9 2013



Golf Course Reviews for Machrihanish Golf Club

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Peter T rated 4 out of 5 - May 29 2018

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Duncan S rated 4 out of 5 - May 19 2018

Greens are work in progress and suffer,from,Leatherjackets. Otherwise course on,God,shape.

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Allan K rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 31 2017

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Duncan S rated 4 out of 5 - May 8 2017


Greens were disappointing and ball not running smoothly. Great day for golf.
(Round played: May 2017 - Score: 76 Handicap: )
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Duncan S rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 17 2016


Very windy. Rough was severe. Greens ok but course looking very good.
(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 78 Handicap: )
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Duncan S rated 5 out of 5 - May 8 2016


The course is in excellent condition despite a very wet winter. Great weather and a great golf course.
(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 79 Handicap: )
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Jean L rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 13 2015

Fantastic golfing challenge on a very natural and fair golf course. Hard and fast running, always presents options for how to play shots - along the ground or in the air. True but complex and hard to read greens, Beautiful coastal location completes a great course.
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Douglas C rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 1 2015

Once again a stunning course in fantastic condition, well worth the drive down to play here. Lunch in the clubhouse was excellent and we were well looked after by the pro before we went out, all in all a great days golf.

(Round played: Jul 2015 - Score: 82 Handicap: 8.2)
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Douglas Glasgow rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 7 2015

What a challenge this course was. Really enjoyed the round and the true test of our ability was when the wind really started blowing at the turn. The Back 9 at times was unplayable with the strong gusts and I struggled with a 49. Got given some vouchers for half price to come back within the next 12 months so will definitely makethe effort. If this course was more accessible it would b holding some big competitions.
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Darryl K rated 5 out of 5 - Jun 29 2015

What a great initiation to Links Golf. The awesome first tee and immaculate holes to finish, being buffetted by the wind on the kintyre coast.

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Chris V rated 4 out of 5 - Jun 27 2015

Great links golf, classic first hole and an eerie moonscape landscape throughout. Really nice design and some tough holes. Well worth getting off the beaten track.

(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 98 Handicap: 19.7)
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Duncan S rated 1 out of 5 - May 10 2015

Once again the greens are in poor condition and the course is in need of being tidied up generally.

(Round played: May 2015 - Score: 81 Handicap: )
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vrp, sussex rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 28 2014

Wonderful links in great condition this June. I agree with the other reviewers, the last four holes are comparatively weak, but imagine if Old Tom had swapped the 1st and 2nd with the parallel 17th and 18th and the final shot had been across the Atlantic into the prevailing!
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Duncan S rated 3 out of 5 - May 18 2014

greens are in poor condition and the course was scruffy. Should come good later in the season.

(Round played: May 2014 - Score: 73 Handicap: )
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Jack L rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 25 2013

Some friends and I travelled down to play the Dunes course as a freebie with the Bunkered vouchers. As it was a long drive for us we agreed to stay overnight and play this course whilst in the area.

Glad we did this because it’s a must play, it’s absolutely fantastic. Fairways, tee’s, greens all in great condition. Is enjoyable to play, with some stunning holes and views. For £65 it’s bargain. If this course was on mainland Scotland the price would be in excess of £100 easy.

If you’re a golfer who enjoys a good course, go and play it you won’t be disappointed.
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Andrew M rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 24 2013

From the epic drive to get there, and the epic first tee shot (how much of the Atlantic will you take on with your opening hit), this course is a beauty.

It follows a classic links layout, 9 holes out and 9 holes back, winding through the sand dunes. Blind drives and approach shots abound. The first 9 holes are stunning, and holes 10-16 are ferocious: we played on a windy day (there may be no other kind here), the two par 5s were borderline 4-shotters, one of the par 4s was out of reach in two, and the par 3s needed 4-iron, hybrid and driver. Even the short par 4 had a huge sloping green! The last 2 holes are usually regarded as the weakest on the course, but they give you time to pause and reflect on what you have just been through.

To misquote Public Enemy - believe the hype, this may be the finest links course in Scotland.
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Douglas C rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 4 2013

    

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Douglas C rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 10 2013

This course is amazing, we have now played it twice and each time it gets better. The views, the holes and the friendly welcome are a credit to the course. Added to that when we played was glorious sunshine in Scotland, what more can you ask for, well worth a visit.

(Round played: Jul 2013 - Score: 81 Handicap: 9.3)
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Alasdair K rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 8 2013

I have been over to play Machrihanish 3 or 4 times over the years, each time in different conditions and each time i have loved it!

The weather has varied from glorious sunshine with no wind, to monsoon like rain with a swirling gale, but each and every time the course has been excellent fun to play and always in fantastic condition.

Holes 1 to 14 are all excellent, the last 4 are a little more bland and have the feel of just needing to fit in 4 more holes to make an 18 hole course. Regardless of this less than stellar finish the course demands return visits, even making the 3 hour drive from Glasgow worthwhile, although a much more civilised trip would be to go via arran for a few days, take in Whiting Bay, Lamlash, Corrie or Shiskine before heading over to Kintyre.
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