Has always been known historically for it’s greens. Just completed Phase 1 of the renovation Holes: 1,7,14: new greens Number 1: moved the green into the sea (60 yards back and right). They spent over 900k pounds in renovation. It is interesting that most of the golf courses, due to erosion, need to move the holes into the land. Whereas Nairn, thanks to the rocks and…
What delights the visitor and member alike is the Scottish-ness of the links. Other than in a strong westerly, it leads you in gently before demanding accurate driving and precision second shots. Gorse is a hazard. The par 4 holes tease and confound and all four short holes are cunningly angled, with the 4th a little gem and the 14th simply spectacular. As three of the par 5 holes are over 530 yards long, it is a test for all. Yet, even more challenging than the humps and hollows that lurk in the fairways, is the trickery of the greens. Eighty years ago, having played the Championship Course, James Braid commented on their quality – “The texture of the turf and the character of the greens is unrivalled”.
The 9 hole Cameron Course, though less challenging than the Championship Course, provides a fun round for the family or for those with less time on their hands! The practice area is ideal for warming up before a round or sharpening your short game.