Golf holidays

Golfing holiday in Perthshire - selfcatering holiday accommodation

Golf holiday for two - four people

Top Championship courses such as St.Andrews, Loch Lomond, Muirfield or Turnberry can be reached within an hour and a half's drive.

However closer to hand the top echelon Golf Clubs nearby are:
Gleneagles is only about ten minutes away by car and here you will find three exceptional courses in the rolling hills of Perthshire - the challenging of the King's, the charming Queen's and the outstanding PGA Centenary Course designed by Jack Nicklaus which has be selected as the venue for the 40th Ryder Cup matches in 2014.

Carnoustie, the monster course that successfully hosted the 2007 Open Championship is the other side of Dundee, about an hour away. An equal drive gets you to St Andrews perhaps the most famous Golf course in the world, dating back to the 1400s. As well as a great golf centre, with an array of other courses, St Andrews is also a famous University town of some charm.

These courses will need advanced booking, and some offer 'twilight tickets' when the afternoon becomes evening. Whatever standard of golf you play to or whether you want highland, parkland or links golf there should be a Golf Course in perthshire to suit your tastes. There is a choice of over 40 golf courses in Perthshire alone! Perthshire Tourist Board has a Golf Directory and you can purchase a Perthshire Green Card Weekday Round £22; Day £30 Weekend Round £27; Day £40

Below is a list of some of the many golf courses in Perthshire

Aberfeldy Golf Club,
Taybridge Road, Aberfeldy, PH15 2 BH
tel: 01887 820535
18 hole course next to the River Tay in picturesque Aberfeldy in the heart of Perthshire, a lovely drive from Crieff.

The Alyth Golf Club,
Pitcrocknie, Alyth, PH11 8HF
tel: 01828 632268
18 hole Heathland golf course with tree lined fairways and stunning views. Alyth is at the foot of the Grampians north east of Perth

Auchterarder Golf Club
Orchil Road, Auchterarder, PH3 1LS
tel:01764 662804
An 18 hole course that is 2 miles from Gleneagles, so it shares the same scenery topology and atmosphere. 10minutes from Crieff

Blair Atholl Golf Club
Invertilt Road, Blair Atholl, PH18 5TG
tel: 01796 481407
Flat parkland course in a lovely setting close to the River Garry and Tilt and of course Blair Castle.

Blairgowrie Golf Club
Golf Course Road, Rosemount, PH10 6LG tel:
01250 872622
Blairgowrie has two 18 hole championship courses, the Rosemount and the Lansdowne. Often cited as one of the best inland courses this club is well worth the 45 minute journey from Crieff.

Comrie Golf Club,
Laggan Braes, Comrie, PH6 2LR
tel: 01764 670055
Set amidst stunning scenery on the hillside , Comrie offers a great challenge for all standards - this 9 hole course is about ten minutes from Crieff.

Craigie Hill Golf Club
Cherrybank, Perth, PH2 0NE
tel: 01738 622644
A lovely hillside course with superb views across the Tay valley.

Crieff Golf Club
Ferntower, Perth Road, Crieff, PH7 3LR
tel: 01764 652909
An 18 hole championship layout course on the doorstep. A parkland course established in 1891 after St. Andrews' Golf Professional, Old Tom Morris designed a nine-hole course. With magnificent views over Strathearn that unfold as the round progresses.

Dunkeld & Birnam Golf Club
Fungarth, Dunkeld, PH8 0HU tel: 01350 727524
18 hole heathland course with views stretching out .

Glenisla Golf Centre
Pitcrocknie, Alyth, PH10 8JJ
tel: 01828 632445
At 6,402 yards, this par 71, 18 hole parkland course is an enjoyable and testing challenge for any golfer. Set in the rural Perthshire near Alyth.

Kenmore Golf Course
Kenmore, Aberfeldy, PH15 2HN
tel: 01887 830226
Established in 1992 this is a testing 9-hole golf course set in the heart of Highland Perthshire. The quality, mildly undulating layout provides an excellent venue amidst magnificent scenery. Highland golf at its best

King James VI Golf Club
Moncreiffe Island, Peth, PH2 8NR
tel: 01738 625170
Excellent 18 hole parkland course right in the centre of Perth.

Milnathort Golf Club
South Street, Milnathort, Kinross, KY13 9XA
tel: 01577 864069
Undulating course with strategically placed hazards. Enjoyable and testing for all abilities. About 40 minutes from Crieff.

Muthill Golf Club
Peat Road, close to Crieff.
Established in 1912, Muthill is an undulating parkland course, with narrow fairways, small well bunkered greens and picturesque views of Strathearn and the Grampians .

Pitlochry Golf Course
Golf Course Road, Pitlochry
tel: 01796 472792
The golf course is situated only two miles from the geographic centre of Scotland, and is surrounded by some of Scotland?s most beautiful, natural countryside. 40 minutes from Crieff.

St Fillans Golf Club
South Loch Earn Road, St Fillans, Loch Earn
Tel: 01764 685312
Picturesque 9 hole course beside River Earn, surrounded by magnificent hills. Not physically demanding but a test of golf.

Taymouth Castle Golf Course
Taymouth Castle Estate, Kenmore, PH15 2NT
Tel: 01887 830228
A well parkland course set in magnificent Castle grounds, with large greens, forgiving fairways and stunning views. Designed by James Braid

Whitemoss Golf Course
Whitemoss Road, Dunning, PH2 0QH
Tel: 01764 730300
Whitemoss offers a long but easy walking 18 hole course with magnificent views of Craig Rossie and the Ochils.