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13Royal Troon Golf Club is a links golf course. The club was founded 137 years ago

In 1878, initially with five holes.


The Club is one of the courses that is host to the British Open, and will once gain host the open in 2016. Past Open champions at Royal Troon. Past Open champions at Royal Troon include Justin Leonard, Mark Calcavecchia, Tom Watson, Tom Weiskopf, Arnold Palmer,


Royal Troon is home to both the longest and shortest holes in Open Championship golf. The par-3 8th hole (“Postage Stamp”) measures a short 123 yards (112 m) and is regarded as one of the top holes in the world, while the par-5 6th (“Turnberry”) extends to 601 yards (550 m).

A must play to add to your list of courses to play in Scotland.