Widely accepted as one the finest golfing venue in the world, Turnberry offers visitors a unique golfing experience. With great panoramic views of the surroundings and a tough layout, the Ailsa and Kintyre golf courses are sure to provide a memorable day of golf
Turnberry’s first Open Championship was held on the renowned Ailsa Course in 1977. The event witnessed an incredible climax in which Tom Watson overcame Jack Nicklaus on the concluding day to be crowned winner of what was regarded as one of the finest ever Open events. This tough golf course is showered in picturesque features and surroundings. Your short game will need to be on form, as shot placement is key to achieving a low score. The golf course is recognised as one of the greatest in the world, and it is unsurprising that it was again chosen to host the 2009 Open Championship.