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Newlands Of Geise, Thurso , Caithness, KW14 7XF

Par: 69 Length: 5853 yards  Par: 71 Length: 5380 yards  

Thurso Golf Club has been in existence for over 100 years but the golf course has moved locations during that time. The present course was established as a 9-hole in 1921 and was extended to 18 holes in 1963 and it is the most northerly 18 hole course on the British mainland. Over 100,000 trees have been planted which gives the course a parkland feel. Because it is located on a hill above Thurso, several holes are tough tests into a prevailing wind. The signature hole is the 13th over a burn with heather on the left and the rough on the right. The green is drivable but with a strong wind against the fairway is sometimes out of reach. The 15th green has a fine view of the Pentland Firth, Orkney and Dunnett Head. The course is normally not available before 2pm on a Saturday and not before 11am on a Sunday. If you have an official handicap certificate why not join one of our Open competitions.

Facilities

  • Bar / catering
  • Club hire available
  • No H'cap Certificate Req'd
  • Trolleys available

Passport Benefits

Benefit
Normal Price
Discount
Saving

18 Hole (April to October)
18 holes from November to March - only £10
£25.00
20.0%
£5.00

Location

Thurso Golf Club is just 2 minutes from the town of Thurso which is on the A9 at the crossing of the A836.
From the town, take the B874 South past the train station and the Course is just over a mile on the right.

 

Local Attractions

RSPB Forsinard Flows : Get away from it all in this amazing peatland landscape. A 20min drive to the new RSPB Visitor Centre.
The Castle and Gardens of Mey : The most northerly inhabited castle on the British mainland  acquired and by the Queen Mother who renovated and restored it and created the beautiful gardens you see today.
Dunnet Head : The most northerly point on the UK mainland with an abundance of wildlife and birdlife. some great places to walk, cycle and horse ride, and generally become one with nature.
Strathnaver Museum: Journey from Strathnaver’s mystical past, through the emergence of the Clan Mackay to the tragedy of the Highland Clearances.