From the Rocky Mountains to the World's Top Golf Destinations
Kings Course - James Braid's plan for the King's Course was to test even the best players' shot-making skills over the eighteen holes. Opened in 1919, this masterpiece of design, which has tested the aristocracy of golf, both professional and amateur. You find out about it with your approach at the 1st and selecting the right club for each approach shot is the secret on the King's. It is one of the most beautiful and exhilarating places to play golf, with sweeping views of the forest, rock-faced mountains to the north, the green hills to the south, and the peaks of the Trossachs and Ben Vorlich on the western horizon.
PGA Centenary Course – Host venue for the 2014 Ryder Cup
Created by Jack Nicklaus, it is a modern classic. Even for a champion and acclaimed golf architect like Nicklaus. Set in the heart of Scotland, the country that gave the world golf, Nicklaus describes "The finest parcel of land in the world I have ever been given to work with". You will be spoiled with not only the golf but the wonderful views that the countryside offers.
**A story I often tell when talking about my 1st Scottish golf visit is how Gleneagles, one of the most famous courses in the World treated me like a King on arrival, while Gleneagles of Cochrane, Alberta didn't have 2 mins for me. Life can be funny!! This magnificent course should definately be on the bucket list when you finally make it to the home of golf! It's a super test of golf and has history that rivals anywhere!!***...