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Tain (69)

  • Holes:18     Year:1890     Par: 70 73     Length: 6.109 yd
  • Architect:Old Tom Morris

Tain Golf Club is located in the highlands of Scotland by the Dornoch Firth. King Malcolm III granted the very first charter in 1066 to Tain which makes it the oldest Royal Burgh.

The club was founded in 1890. The land was deemed to be suitable for 15 holes which were designed by the legendary Old Tom Morris. Years later John Sutherland refurbished the designs and extended the course. The current course still used 11 of the original holes.

Tain golf course is set in dramatic surroundings with the estuary on one side and Easter Ross on the other and sweeping panoramic views of the Dornoch Firth and the mountains beyond. It is possibly of the best settings imaginable in the highlands for a round of golf.

Tain Golf Club is accessible by road and is 45 minutes’ drive from the city of Inverness. There is a direct bus from the city to the golf course. Inverness is reachable by rail and by air.

Tain is an 18 hole links course with a par of 70 and a length of 5586m. The course is a combination of links and heathland elements, there are a number of forced carries across tangly heather to rumpled fairways which are edged with dense gorse. The sheltered location of the course ensures favourable weather for most of the year.

Tain’s clubhouse has full amenities and provides a fine selection of alcoholic and soft drinks in the bar. G’s Restaurant offers both fine dining and more simple golfers fayre.

Tain has an extensive practice area with greens for putting, chipping and putting available for golfers looking to warm up before a round of improve their skills.

Each day at Tain is different and brings a new aspect to this challenging and beautiful course which guarantees an interesting round for beginners and experts alike.