Muir of Ord Golf Club
Great North Road
Muir of Ord
Coursetype: Muir of Ord Golf Club is a typical heathland/moorland course which has steadily improved and lengthened throughout the years, you may be seduced by your ease of accomplishment over the first few holes but the variety of tests which follow will keep you fully engaged throughout your round.
Number Of Holes: 18
Yardage: From the white tees 5542 yards
Bar/Restaurant: Classic bar menu available in the clubhouse bar
Drinks/Snacks: Full snack menu available
Changing Facilities: The Ladies and Gents locker rooms provide changing facilities for the visitor
Shower Facilities: Showers available for visitors, towels are provided
Scorecard and layout
Muir of Ord Golf Club Scorecard and Course layout. Click or Tap Image to see full size
Pro-Shop: Limited quantity of golf essentials available from the Golf Club shop
Golf Club Hire: Golf clubs available to hire
Buggy Hire: Buggies available to hire best to pre book to ensure availability
Trolley Hire: Pull trolleys available, limited amount of battery power trolleys available to hire probably best to pre book
Practice Area: Driving range and chipping area available
Putting Practice: Large practice putting green available
Location and Route Planning
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In their Words…….
Party laid out by James Braid, the course dates from 1875 and is divided into two by the Inverness to Wick railway line. With play increasing over the course, the crossing of the busy road became such a hazard that three new holes were opened, making the two very short par 3 holes redundant.
This led to a new 9th hole, which previously shared a fairway with the 8th hole. This also created a new 10th and 11th hole, while the 2 redundant holes have been turned into practice holes for the juniors, with funding from Club Golf.
Peter Alliss having discovered Muir of Ord Golf Club whilst exploring the Highlands researching one of his many books… “The Muir of Ord Golf Club, set in the majestic Highlands, is indeed a hidden gem.
The recent changes to the course, new clubhouse and other facilities have made it well worth a visit. Many clubs in Scotland, far more famous, get written about many times in a golfing year, so courses like Muir of Ord are sometimes ‘put on one side’. This should not be allowed to happen! Go ahead, pay them a visit, tell them Peter Alliss sent you, you’ll enjoy it!”.
At the “19th hole”, relax with a refreshing drink as you reflect on your experience and make a commitment to return as a visitor or become a member of this friendly club.Muir of Ord Golf Club