Prestwick Golf Club, Prestwick

4.4
#3 of 17 in Golf in Ayrshire
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  • Loved it. Blind shots , challenging greens, manageable rough. Played from proper tees, it is a return to what golf was when it really began in 19th century. As a senior golfer it was great fun.  more »
  • There are so many beautiful, scenic, friendly, nostalgic and challenging courses in Scotland. Prestwick has none of those qualities. The course is very poorly maintained. No driving range. The staff w...  more »
  • While in Ayrshire I stayed right across the street from Prestwick and we played it one day followed by many late night starts for another 9 or more holes after a day on the links throughout the area.....  more »
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  • Prestwick Old Course and birthplace of the Open is a must visit for all golfers seeking the place where tournaments began. Don't forget to visit the clubroom which is run by a great friendly and humble bunch of people that you'd care to meet. The space oozes history and some great iconic artifacts in the history of Scotland's great game which was favorite pastime of Mary Queen of Scots.
  • Waste of time!!!! Looked forward to playing this course for months - Caddies ruined the experience for our group - We finished the front nine in 1:52 - We waited on the group in front of us a couple time which was not a big deal as they were playing normal pace (didn't bother us) - The caddies from the group behind us made our group and the group in front of us stop play so the group with caddies could play through (at a slower pace). Stood there for 15 minutes watching and waiting. Went to the clubhouse got a refund on $500 worth of merchandise we bought before the round Nice people but caddies ruined the experience - by the way the players that played through apologized and said they didn't want to play through but their caddies were complaining?? Go to St Andrews, Kings Barn or other clubs
  • I agree with the 5-star reviews about the course. It is historic; regardless of St. Andrews, here is where the Open began. The course itself is fascinating -- half is very old, with some surprising holes (that convinced me that the Scots never meant golf to be 'fair', that it was really a test of how you could persevere when your ball entered a pot bunker or bounced wildly because of a hump in the fairway), half was modernized just before the war (WW2). Some holes you cannot forget, from #1 with the train tracks as the right out-of-bounds, to the Cardinal bunkers. When I played years ago, a plane took off just as my playing partner was swinging on Himalayas -- the ball flew up as the 747 flew up -- a long and blind par 3 (again: the Scots' view of gold: why should you be able to see where your ball has to go?) I would expect Prestwick to be a stirring experience and a fun golf course for anyone who loves golf.
  • The first and last holes leaseback you breathless. A must visit for all links lovers.
  • Truly amazing experience! I was born in Glasgow and immigrated to the U.S. as a child. I was lucky enough to play Prestwick in my 30's and again at 50. Both times I felt privileged to play on this amazing course. It is a step back in time. The course isn't long, but with the conditions it is a challenge in every way. I took my friends from the US on my last trip and we all appreciated the history, the conditions and the genuine beauty of playing on this historic course.

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