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.

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

Tel: 01586 810213

Golf Pro: Ken Campbell | Tel: 01586 810277

Website: http://www.machgolf.com
 

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  • Midweek Guide: £65.00 per round £95.00 per day *
  • Weekend Guide: £65.00 per round £95.00 per day *

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  4.31

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 24
Average Ratings
4.42 ... Overall Rating
4.22 ... The Course
4.67 ... Course Cond.
4.52 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.65 ... VFM
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4.67 ... Pace of play
5.00 ... Hospitality.
3.33 ... Prac. Facil.
4.00 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

24 ratings & 20 reviews on Golfshake. 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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Reviewed May 29 2018 by Peter T - rated 4 out of 5

Extraordinary

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Reviewed May 19 2018 by Duncan S - rated 4 out of 5
Greens are work in progress and suffer,from,Leatherjackets. Otherwise course on,God,shape.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 76 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Aug 31 2017 by Allan K - rated 5 out of 5

Classic Links

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Reviewed May 8 2017 by Duncan S - rated 4 out of 5

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

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

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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Reviewed Aug 13 2015 by Jean L - rated 5 out of 5
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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Reviewed Aug 1 2015 by Douglas C - rated 5 out of 5
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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Reviewed Jul 7 2015 by Douglas Glasgow - rated 5 out of 5
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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Reviewed Jun 29 2015 by Darryl K - rated 5 out of 5
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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Reviewed Jun 27 2015 by Chris V - rated 4 out of 5
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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Reviewed May 10 2015 by Duncan S - rated 1 out of 5
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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Reviewed Jul 28 2014 by vrp, sussex - rated 5 out of 5
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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Reviewed May 18 2014 by Duncan S - rated 3 out of 5
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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Reviewed Oct 25 2013 by Jack L - rated 5 out of 5
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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Reviewed Sep 24 2013 by Andrew M - rated 5 out of 5
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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Reviewed Sep 4 2013 by Douglas C - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 10 2013 by Douglas C - rated 5 out of 5
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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Reviewed Jul 8 2013 by Alasdair K - rated 5 out of 5
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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Course Information:
27 holes | Par 70 | 6462 yards | Private | Links

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