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Wow. Well worth the effort!

Golfed here with pals who are all well-travelled golfers. The course was resplendent; historic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GR39R
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Quirky, captivating course full of history

This course exudes golf history. It's full of quirks and blind shots that require a caddy if you... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
hollyhbarnes
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Houston
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Prestwick Golf Club, the Birthplace of the Open Championship, welcomes all golfers from around the world to come and enjoy our testing historic Links. Situated on a stretch of golfing terrain unrivalled in the world, Prestwick is less than a couple...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Golfed here with pals who are all well-travelled golfers. The course was resplendent; historic clubhouse; attentive starter; the fairways were glorious, the greens in superb nick. What an experience. Loved it!

Thank GR39R
Prestwick_Secretary, General Manager at Prestwick Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi GR39R! Thank you for posting your review - delighted you had a great day here at Prestwick Golf Club. Hope to see you again next year.

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I've been traveling to the UK on golf trips for 40 years, and have played most of the highly rated courses multiple times. Prestwick is deserving of its historical reputation but the links itself has too many simple or wacky holes to hold a high...More

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Prestwick_Secretary, General Manager at Prestwick Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to post your review.

Reviewed 3 August 2018

This course exudes golf history. It's full of quirks and blind shots that require a caddy if you haven't played it before. We got the full Scotland golf experience since it rained the first fifteen holes, but we managed to play through it. I should...More

Thank hollyhbarnes
Prestwick_Secretary, General Manager at Prestwick Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Hi Holly Thank you for your review and despite the inclement weather on the day, delighted you enjoyed your time at Prestwick Golf Club. We look forward to welcoming you back, perhaps on a sunny day.

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Okay, we all know this was the first Open course. It was our last round after 9 days of golf. I like they took a group picture and included a copy for 3 of the group of 4. The green tees for ladies were over...More

Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Prestwick_Secretary, General Manager at Prestwick Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thanks Ellis for your review and delighted you all liked your group photos. The last 4 holes are very interesting and in particular, the 18th offers a good birdie opportunity to finish your round off.

Reviewed 21 June 2018

If you love golf and know the history this is a must play golf course. I loved it from the first tee which has a fairway that seems about as wide as a bowling alley. You got to play this one!More

Thank brentdlawson
Prestwick_Secretary, General Manager at Prestwick Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks Brent - hope you kept the ball on fairway at the 1st & you managed to bag a few birdies on your round - plenty of opportunities currently, as the ball is running for miles! We look forward to welcoming you back to Prestwick...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Outstanding historic links courses, Home of the Open Championship. Many of the holes remain as played at time of original Open Championship. Clubhouse and Pro Shop very helpful and welcoming. Perhaps a simple lunch in the cafe upstairs while you take a look at the...More

Thank muirfield02
Prestwick_Secretary, General Manager at Prestwick Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you muirfield02 for your review. True test of links golf currently - warm weather, firm fairways.

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

For any golfer who enjoys the history of the game this is a course you have to play. From the opening tee shot to the cardinal bunker and Himalayas this is a true links course. Holes 15-18 are unlike anything you will see around the...More

Thank liog87
Prestwick_Secretary, General Manager at Prestwick Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you liog87 for your review - we certainly are unique in many ways! We look forward to seeing back at Prestwick Golf Club soon.

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

An amazing course, clubhouse, well stocked pro shop and a brilliant head professional David Fleming, This is definitely a must play course, and one any golfer must add to their bucket list. Today we had the extreme pleasure of playing 18 holes with David Fleming,...More

Thank Kevin K
Prestwick_Secretary, General Manager at Prestwick Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks Kevin for your kind words. Why not head back west for another game during our glorious summer?

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

A golfers education of the game of golf is not complete unless one has visited Prestwick Golf Club. Located in Ayrshire on the southwest of Scotland, Prestwick is home to one of golf's greatest histories, one of its most inspirational and copied courses and the...More

Thank Frank A
Prestwick_Secretary, General Manager at Prestwick Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you Frank A for a very complete review, which I'm sure will be of benefit to many of our visitors. Delighted you enjoyed your game and we hope you will be back at Prestwick Golf Club before too long!

Reviewed 3 February 2018

We have the pleasure of playing Old Prestwick once a year through the North Beach/Parkstone Golf Club. One of the most challenging courses you will ever play with breathtaking scenery. Love playing here and the fact the first Open was played here makes it a...More

Thank Scott D
Prestwick_Secretary, General Manager at Prestwick Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thanks Scott for your kind words - we look forward to seeing you again in June this year!

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Mary02332
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Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
Definitely request a caddie before you go there. Ask for Billy or Thomas.
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