Inner Hebrides, Arran and Bute

The Inner Hebrides is a wonderful golfing destination for those who are looking for a bit more adventure while nestled in the Firth of Clyde are the islands of Arran and Bute, both offering delightful courses. Easily accessible by ferry, golfing on these islands will give you a unique experience as well as the opportunity to enjoy another of Scotland's finest exports - whisky.

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Tobermory Golf Course

Located in the Isle of Mull's colourful capital, it is an excellent test of golf with its cliff top location coupled with superb views over the town and out towards the Sound of Mull.

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The Machrie Golf Course

This 18-hole links course on Islay was designed in 1891 by the celebrated Willie Campbell from the natural terrain alongside Laggan Bay. It is a traditional links course that rates highly as a must for the discerning golfer.

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Rothesay Golf Club

One of the most inspiring settings anywhere in which to strike a ball, the 18-hole Rothesay Golf Club on the Isle of Bute is one of Scotland's most scenic island golf courses. Designed by James Braid, it welcomes back regular visitors.

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Bute Golf Club

The club's unique 9-hole Kingarth course, set close to the sands at Stravannan, is a true island golf experience. With an honesty box and a walk through rural Bute to get to the course, playing this course is a memorable experience.

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Shiskine Golf Course

Perhaps the most famous of the Isle of Arran's seven golf courses, the delightful Shiskine Golf Course at Blackwaterfoot retains in its original 12-hole design.

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Craignure Golf Club

A demanding 9-hole course, Craignure's feature hole on the 6th requires precision and distance to negociate. With many features of a links course, it is fairly flat but offers spectacular views over the Sound of Mull.

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Port Bannatyne Golf Course

The picturesque Port Bannatyne is almost completely unique as it has only 13 holes. Golfers simply play 12 holes and then play the first five holes again, before tackling the separate 18th.