Royal Troon Championship Golf Course
Royal Troon Championship Golf Course (Craigend Road, Troon, Ayrshire) – located 1 ½ hours (78 miles) southwest of Edinburgh, Royal Troon lies at the southern end of that beautiful stretch of Ayrshire coastline where golf was played long before the Troon Golf Club was founded in 1878.
The Club became Royal in its centenary year of 1978 and was the last of the royal clubs to be so honoured. Several famous architects have been associated with the development of the course at it now stands. Willie Fernie, when he was club professional, James Braid and Alistair MacKenzie of Augusta fame among them. This is majestic links land with the back nine holes as demanding as any in championship golf. Visitors can get more info on playing here through Royal Troon’s website: www.royaltroon.com