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4.9
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.9
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
5.0
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.5
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28 out of 28 reviews
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4.7
3 Reviews (3)
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Conditions
4.3
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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3 out of 3 reviews
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4.9
10 Reviews (10)
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Conditions
4.7
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.9
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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10 out of 10 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 70
Length 6404 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Old Tom Morris designed this traditional Scottish Highland links course only a few miles from Dornoch. The championship links course boasts spectacular sea and mountain views.

Tain Golf Club's third hole has been rated among the best in Scotland. Its no. 17 has been recognized as one of the top 18 holes designed by Old Tom Morris.

The golf course measures 6,404 yards from the tips. It features many difficult hazards, including deep pot bunkers.

Tain Golf Club's on-site clubhouse boasts changing rooms, a dining room and a bar. There's also a pro shop.

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Course Details

Year Built 1890
Golf Season Year round
Architect Old Tom Morris (1890)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes - bookable in advance
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, Mastercard, Delta, Electron and Solo.
Walking Allowed Yes

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Great Britain & Ireland (2021 #18)

Reviews

4.9
28 Reviews (28)
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Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Excellent - Very professional and very friendly!

Visited Tain on August 12th, great golf course made special by the attention to detail of the Golf Pro Stuart Morrison.

The 19th hole is more than welcoming.

Pay a visit, you won't be disappointed!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This course had a variety of challenges.

Had a wonderful round of golf on Tain.
Can’t wait to play it again in the near future.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent traditional links course which is a real test of skills when the wind blows

We loved this course and it was just what what we we looking for when we decided to come to the highlands to experience links golf. We played late afternoon on a lovely day but the prevailing wind came up which made the back nine quite difficult. The staff were super friendly and helpful, making us feel very welcome. A special word for the pro who took the time to go through the holes with us and share a few tips on how to play the fast running fairways. The greens were excellent and true even though the course was so dry.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout, great condition

Enjoyed immensely. Will definitely come back. Very friendly pro shop staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Layout and scenery.

Fantastic layout, beautiful scenery, particularly around Dornoch firth. Challenging test of golf. Good value for money. Extremely friendly staff, particularly the pro who explained the course in advance to this first timer. Lots of great courses in this area and this one definitely worth a visit.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course and hospitality

Right from arrival until we left all the staff from the pro to bar staff and members went out of their way to make us feel welcome.
The course itself was in good condition and we had the added bonus of playing on the day of the club championship qualifier with some challenging pin positions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

What a course!!

A true gem of the Highlands. Greens were immaculate. Enjoyed it so much. Truly one of the best courses I've played in Scotland.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Wonderful Tain

Fantastic morning spent on Tain Golf Course, best fun in ages playing golf!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Superb course

Played Tain GC at the end of November, for the time of the year the course was in excellent condition.
There are some wonderful links holes, with lots of gorse and the views around the 11th green across the Dornoch Firth are amazing.
This golf course is a must play if you are this far north a true gem

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course and friendly staff

Friendly staff and good course. Would definitely recommend to play.

Pro very helpful with tips to help us with the challenges on certain holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A hidden gem

This course is well worth a visit
Fantastic condition and very interesting holes
Pro made us very welcome in these difficult COVID times
Will go back and play !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing!!!

You will loose your way on your first round but this course is a class act...a gem

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lovely links course

Very friendly reception at the club and nice homemade lunch before we went out to play. The pro gave excellent advice and marked my card to indicate hole which would have caught me out.
Course was in good condition if surprisingly dry on the fairways. A number of memorable holes and challenging distances especially into the wind.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 45
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fantastic links course

Way underrated. Should be top ten in Scotland! Just a natural beauty. Will come back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Well worth a visit

Great little course. Very warm welcome form the pro who went out of his way to ensure we got a tee time which suited us. Course was in good condition. Great greens. One of the best in this area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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