Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club

Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club, Central Scotland is an 18 hole, par 72 (7175 yard), resort, links golf course designed by David McLay Kidd in 2009.

Contact Information

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

Tel: 01586 810000 | Fax: 01586 810453


Contact/Secretary: Kevin Lewis, PGA - GM

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££££
  • Midweek Guide: Peak season £75.00 per round; Low Season £40.00 per day *
  • Weekend Guide: Peak season £75.00 per round; Low Season £40.00 per day *
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Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 18 holes | Par 72 | 7175 yards | Resort | Links

Facilities: Driving range, Golf clubs for hire, Golf buggies for hire, Golf pro shop, Changing rooms, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, Accommodation available, golf course.

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap No Restriction


Designed by: David McLay Kidd

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Score Cards

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Course Tee Par SSS Yds
Mach DunesBlack72727175
Mach DunesBlue72726783
Mach DunesWhite72726347
Mach DunesYellow72725835
Mach DunesYellow72725815
Mach DunesRed72725234

Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club Reviews & Information

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Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 23
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4.35 ... Overall Rating
4.29 ... The Course
3.67 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.57 ... VFM

Recent Reviews

23 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 668 out of 1971.

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Most Helpful Review

Without a doubt the toughest course I have ever played.
Myself and three friends took advantage of an amazing offer on the website where we had two nights accommodation in a luxury cottage and unlimited golf for £79 per person.
The cottages were amazing and we were taken to the golf course and returned by mini bus whenever we wanted.
We played off the whites on day one (pretty windy) and were totally destroyed by the course. On your first round they send you round with a complimentary guide to give you a clue where to aim as there are quite a few blind shots.
On day two we played the blues (crazy tough) and went back to the whites on day 3.
We had a look at the black tees and thought they would totally destroy us so showed a bit of sense.
The fairways are old style links with hills and bumps everywhere.
However it was the greens that gave us the most fun.
There are so many slopes on each green that you had to have a really good look for your putting line. On one hole, one of my friends lay down on the green in a hollow (around four feet deep) and we could not see him from the other end.
The 8th hole is rightly scored as the toughest on the course.
A long drive is required followed by a shot of around 200 yards to the green played over a hollow (balls in this are usually lost).
The clubhouse is fairly small but does excellent food and the staff are without a doubt the friendliest I have ever encountered on a golf course.
There are huge developments planned over the next few years including a huge clubhouse.
I would definitely advise anybody who can to go and play this wonderful course. - Oct 26 2009

Golf Course Reviews for Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club

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Peter T rated 5 out of 5 - May 29 2018

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Christopher M rated 5 out of 5 - Jun 18 2017

One of the best courses I've ever played. It is the proper links gold experience. The course is majestic. Superb layout. Very challenging but very enjoyable to play.
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Stuart M rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 10 2015

Great trip over and played a good round, course great, scenery fantastic ... defo be back!
(Round played: Sep 2015 - Score: 81 Handicap: 24.4)
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Douglas C rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 1 2015

A fantastic course in excellent condition, playing here on the Bunkered voucher makes a worthwhile trip down to this wonderful part of Scotland. The scenery is stunning, the welcome in the clubhouse warm and friendly and for us to round of a two days of golf was the perfect way. Well worth a visit down there.

(Round played: Jul 2015 - Score: 81 Handicap: 8.1)
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Phil darbyshire rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 10 2015

Having read much about this course ,including a variety of differing opinions ,I teed up really not sure what to expect.arriving at 5pm following a call earlier in the week I paid the twighlight rate and was given a run through of the course by the Gentlemen who was doubling up as bar manager and starter.he could not have been more helpful and offered a great insight into the layout and strategy.As a member at Conwy in north Wales and confirmed links fan I thought I would be well prepared for playing Mach Dunes,not sure however you could prepare for the landscape offered up from 1st tee till last,and what fantastic links land it is.the whole course is a rollercoaster of dramatic holes and hugely undulating greens set against the backdrop of huge dunes and sea views.\\\\Are some of the greens and blind shots unfair as some reviews imply,yes possibly, but the you will not be worried about this,the course is so enjoyable.the smile never stopped from beginning to end.was joined after 9 holes by Mrs and cocker spaniel who enjoyed the walk as much as me,she commented that this was true ,millionaire s golf in setting that has to be as stunning as anywhere in the world.To sum up,amazing and well worth the effort to get here,indeed a golfing pilgrimage that any golf fan will treasure. Score 82 and no balls lost\\\\
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