Nairn - Golfing Mecca of the Scottish Highlands
Nairn is one of Scotland's premier golfing resorts. Nairn boasts 2 championship golf courses and another 20 within easy reach (Royal Dornoch an hours drive). Boasting two fine links courses.
Fringed by the famous Nairn Golf Club to the west and the popular Dunbar Golf Club in the east, the town is one of the Highland's most attractive seaside resorts.
Both clubs are within a pleasant 10 minutes walking distance of the Havelock.
The Nairn Golf Club. est 1887
This Traditional Scottish Golf Links Course was created on the shores of the Moray Firth from a Highland wilderness of whins and heather, and tests the talents of professional and amateur alike. Founded in 1887, it is now one of the best courses in Scotland, and hosted the 1999 Walker Cup.
Nairn Dunbar Golf Course
Situated on the shores of the Moray Firth, the Nairn Dunbar golf course, founded in 1899, is a highly rated Scottish links championship course representing a formidable challenge with its gorse and whin lined fairways.
The club enjoys a growing reputation for high quality competition golf. Renowned for its excellent condition and friendly reception to visitors, it was the chosen venue in 1999 for the Northern Open Professional Championship, the Scottish Ladies Amateur Stroke Play and the Scottish Boys Stroke Play. In 2001 the club hosted the Scottish Amateur Stroke Play Championship (qualifying rounds) and in 2002 the Seniors Home Internationals and the Scottish Open Amateur Mixed Tournaments.
An outstanding new clubhouse was officially opened in May 1998 by Sir Michael Bonallack OBE. Facilities include comfortable lounge bars, dining room, extensive locker room facilities with visitors room and showers.
Castle Stuart Golf Club
The new home of the Barclays Scottish Open 2011, Castle Stuart is a championship links course overlooking the Moray Firth. This exceptional new course is situated just 10.5 miles from Nairn, just 15 minutes by car.