Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club

Shiskine Golf Club, Ayrshire is a 12 hole, par 42 (2996 yard), private, links golf course designed by Willie Fernie in 1896

Contact Information

Shore Road, Blackwaterfoot, Ayrshire, KA27 8HA United Kingdom

Tel: 01770 860226

Golf Pro: Dougie Bell | Tel: 01770 860 226

Website: http://www.shiskinegolf.com
 

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £22.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £27.00 per round *

Book online: with golfnow.co.uk

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Course Information:
Other holes | Par 42 | 2996 yards | Private | Links

Buggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood

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  • Societies Accepted to Play
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  • 7 Day Membership Available

Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.58

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 9
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4.78 ... Overall Rating
4.78 ... The Course
4.67 ... Course Cond.
4.33 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.33 ... VFM
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5.00 ... Pace of play
5.00 ... Hospitality.
3.67 ... Prac. Facil.
5.00 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

9 ratings & 8 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked out of 2137.

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What the club says: Nestling below Drumadoon Cliffs at Blackwaterfoot, Shiskine's challenging and picturesque 12-hole layout is truly one of the hidden gems in the world of golf. Founded in 1896, the original nine-hole course was laid out by the famous Willie Fernie of Troon.


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Reviewed Jul 16 2017 by David M - rated 5 out of 5

Gem

Played a twilight round and what an absolutely gorgeous golf course.
Many of the holes you play blind and as this was first visit we were unsure of lines to follow etc.
Will definitely return here again.

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 50 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jun 22 2017 by Neill C - rated 5 out of 5

Small but perfectly formed

Great experience. Some won't like it, but this is golf in its purest original form. 12 holes set out in the land that links the sea/beach with the land. Some great holes, some a bit bland, but scenery amazing and overall a great test. Add in a friendly welcome and a great little club house, then you really can't complain.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 73 Handicap: 6.8)
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Reviewed Jun 15 2017 by George M - rated 5 out of 5

One of My Favourites

I have played Shiskine on several occasions. A great 12 hole course which will test all aspects of your game. A magnificent setting too. If the wind blows, you will have fun!
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Reviewed May 1 2017 by Will - rated 5 out of 5
Superb course with some of the trickiest and most unusual par 3's you are ever likely to come across. A combination of smaller than average greens and strong crosswinds make this a much harder course than it looks on paper.
As for facilities, they have a nice new clubhouse with catering facilities. No bar though. Lockers for visitors and a half decent pro shop.
Orientation could be a bit better - tee boxes are close together and it's not always obvious where the next hole is. Apart from that, it's well worth a visit if you are visiting the island.

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Reviewed Oct 14 2016 by Aidan D - rated 4 out of 5
Nice little quirky links course set right on the beach - stunning views over to Kintyre. Worth playing if you're visiting Arran.
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Reviewed Jun 22 2014 by Chris K - rated 5 out of 5
Nice course, well kept, great day had by all.
The greens were in excellent condition.
Only negative is there was no bar at the end!

(Round played: Jun 2014 - Score: 103 Handicap: 0)
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Reviewed May 30 2013 by Jason B - rated 5 out of 5
great course, only downside would be that it has 7 par 3's out of 12
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Reviewed Sep 25 2009 by Colin B - rated 5 out of 5
12 hole course with what can only be described as some eccentric holes. Brilliant views over the sea to the Mull of Kintyre. Course in very good condition considering the rain they've had in Scotland.

Well worth a visit and part of the Arran pass scheme to play 7 rounds on the island for 105 pounds.
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