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Taking a walk in the footsteps of golf’s all-time greats


At Turnberry on the Scottish Ayrshire coast golfers can walk in the footsteps of some of golf’s all-time greats on the iconic 100 years plus Scottish golf and lifestyle resort.

Home of four Open Championships, Turnberry features two great 18-hole golf courses, including its world-famous Ailsa links. Which has hosted some of the most iconic names in golf. Including the legendary ‘Duel in the Sun’ battle between Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson in 1977

Situated on Scotland’s wild west coast, Turnberry’s location is matched by its combination of golf and lifestyle facilities.

Transformed in June 2016 at the hands of renowned architect, Martin Ebert, The Ailsa regularly places Top 10 in world rankings. ,

Arran and Ailsa Craig as a backdrop

Set alongside the Ayrshire coastline, with Arran and Ailsa Craig as a backdrop, it is one of the finest golfing destinations in the world. The neighbouring King Robert The Bruce course also hugs the rugged coastline for several scintillating holes, observed from above by Turnberry’s iconic lighthouse.

In addition to golf, Turnberry provides a grat base to experience the west coast of Scotland. The accommodation choices include its five-star hotel, cosy self-catering cottages and spacious eight-bedroom villas.

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The Turnberry lighthouse and Aylsa Rock as seen from the King Robert the Bruce Course at the Trump Turnberry Resort on May 28, 2018 in Turnberry, Scotland. (Photos supplied by The Azelea Group)