Castle Stuart Golf Course
Castle Stuart Golf Course is one of the most famous courses in the whole of the Scottish Highlands.
Castle Stuart Golf Course is located in between Inverness and Nairn, and is right on Scotland’s beautiful Moray-shire coast. The championship links course overlooks the Moray Firth, Inverness and the Black Isle – with Kessock Bridge and the Chanonry Lighthouse both visible.
Castle Stuart is most famous for hosting the 2011 Scottish Open Championship from 7th to 10th July. The Scottish Open is usually held the week before The Open Championship and it is a European Tour event. The 2010 winner was Edoardo Molinari.
The golf course is a par 72 and is 7,009 yards long from the black tees. The most difficult hole is the par 4 7th hole, which clocks in at 461 yards. The course was designed by Mark Parsinen and Gil Hanse.
It is located 7.5 miles (12km) from Kingsmills Hotel. Head out of Inverness on the A96 before turning left on to the B9039. Journey time is approximately 15 minutes.
Kingsmills’ offer is 1 nights’ accommodation with a 3 course dinner and Full Scottish breakfast plus a round of golf from £263 per person (May - September) and 2 rounds of golf (April, October, November).