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Askernish Golf Club

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful links course in stunning location.

I`ve played this course a couple of times now - once in the summer of 2017 and again this year... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Ormeite
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North Wales, United Kingdom
Unique, challenging, and potentially addictive!

An utterly unique golfing experience. A very organic links which works with the ecological balance... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Akaihige
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Oxford
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Askernish Golf Course is set on the Isle of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Originally designed and built in 1891 by Old Tom Morris, the course was lost for over 70 years before Master Greenkeeper Gordon Irvine stumbled across it on...more
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Askernish HS8 5SY, Scotland
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+44 1878 700101
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

I`ve played this course a couple of times now - once in the summer of 2017 and again this year - while holidaying on the Uists. It`s an absolutely superb course in a stunning location - white sandy beaches and views across the islands. It...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ormeite
Reviewed 30 August 2018

An utterly unique golfing experience. A very organic links which works with the ecological balance of the stunning environment it is part of. The course is quite a golfing riddle so will take a few rounds and a bit of patience to get close to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Akaihige
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We played at the Askersish Open Weekend and experienced everything the weather could throw at you over the three days.Warm sunshine, blue skies, 30 mph winds, horizontal rain and everything in between. In my view the course is quite unique and far removed from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas1059
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Heard a lot about this course and booked a trip to South Uist with a buddy to play it. Absolutely incredible! Beautiful, sunny day with winds howling out of the south. If you want a raw, wild-n-wooly links experience, this is it. Tight lies on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Alasdair C, Public Relations Manager at Askernish Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Many thanks for your flattering review Magoo56. We are glad that the experience was worth the journey and hope you make it back soon.

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Make the Pilgrimage. It's worth it. Enjoy the pure links golf. Use your imagination as you make your way through an unspoiled golfing experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank brucedevney
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is a course where you experience how golf was played 120 years ago. You don't get a mint condition, but overall it is a fine course with stunning wievs.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Micael A
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Wow. This is a tough and beautiful course, as close to playing golf as it was invented as you can probably get! Gorgeous views along tricky fairways and lots of challenges on devilish greens. I will be dreaming about this course--and getting back there--for a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Martha V
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We had a fantastic afternoon! Beautiful setting, good condition, and really challenging but great fin to play. My best golf experience so far!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Hans E
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were hoping to play this course but my partner had a foul cold and so did not feel fit enough. Instead we went for a short walk over the course and afternoon tea in the clubhouse. It was a gorgeous day, so we were...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lacewing B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It is the closest you will get to real links golf. Fantastic lay out - apprecraite the class and history here. Cafe/clubhouse so friendly - a must

Date of experience: July 2017
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