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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
95.4%
Recommend this course
30 out of 32 reviews
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4.5
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4.5
Value
4.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
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4.5
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Conditions
4.4
Value
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Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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About

Holes 12
Type
Style Links
Par 42
Length 2996 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Shiskine Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1896
Golf Season Year round
Architect Willie Fernie

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Smart casual golf attire. Caps and golf shoes must be removed before entering the Clubhouse.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.4
32 Reviews (32)
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Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Excellent

Only 12 holes but a fantastic variety of different challenges.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Shiskine

I have played this gorgeous little course many times over the years on our trips to Arran and it never disappoints!
I did think there maybe a few issues with the condition of the course as there had been a ridiculous amount of rain for days prior to playing but this little links course handles that no problem and the course was immaculate.
I do feel it is a little over priced for a 12 hole course but apart from that I cannot fault the course or staff in any way. If you haven’t played Shiskine, you are missing out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A spectacular and special 12 holes

Played this course with my little brother while on Arran over the weekend and it blew us both away with its quirkiness and excellent playing conditions. From the very first hole it just wowed us both from blind shots to immaculate rolling greens. Every hole is different and every shot must be well thought out. We loved the experience from start to finish, if your over in Arran and you love golf with panoramic views throughout your round look no further. Fantastic fun.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Crazy Golf

It's OK if you like 200yd blind par 3s, and only have 2hrs to spare

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked

Lovely Little Round

Played here the morning after a lot of rainfall. It meant the 2nd green was winter greens but the rest of the course was immaculate.

Staff were very friendly on arrival.
Course itself is entertaining, only 12 holes but some interesting ones thrown in. The second is a nice one with a mound in the middle over the burn. The 3rd a blind par 3 onto a platform above you, the 5th a 195yd par 3 into the wind, the 9th an interesting par 5 with a blind shot which could catch longer hitters off the tee.
Some may complain about it being short but it's a good mix of shots to get around.
The greens were immaculate and consistent. Which always makes for a more enjoyable round. Would go back if on Arran again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Quirky 12 Holer

A must play course with spectacular views. Pity you can't get a pint in the clubhouse afterwards..

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Walked

Worth a visit

Sadly when I visited the greens had just been treated and made them slow and unpredictable.
Not the best course i have ever played but quirky and fun.= perhaps the most unusual!

If your are nearby fo golf then not to be missed!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lovely quirky course

First time playing. Lots of lovely blind shots all over the course. Greens were being maintained when playing but you can tell they are well looked after. Curse condition was great overall. Proper little golf course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Shiskine golf course

A place of beauty. Lovely course and layout. Views amazing. Co Siri on excellent and staff very friendly in shop. Good choice of food in clubhouse. Plenty to see nearby.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Shishkine golf course

Got such good recommendations in advance. Wasn’t disappointed. Lovely layout with great scenic views. Some really challenging holes. Course in great condition and very good value for money. Friendly professional and nice staff in tee room. Absolutely recommend a visit

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

12 Hole Course wanting more

Shiskine is a 12 hole course (of which 7 holes are par 3's) and its standard green fee rate of £25 is a little pricey for only just over 2 hours of play. I got it for £19 which sweetened the deal for sure. Better value for money is offered at the other three 18 hole courses on Arran. There is an 18 hole card but only for members competitions and I was not allowed to play off the white tees, both these aspects were very disappointing. No question the surrounding views are the best on the island as are the greens and general course condition. That being said, those same views can be had without paying a penny by joining the many walkers on the public footpaths lining some of the course. Some great holes with blind tee shots and a real challenge the first few times played. If you are used to long par-72 parkland or links courses you are likely to walk off feeling a little short changed with a lot of energy still in the tank. Definitely worth a visit if you are on the island to tick off the list but once played a few times the novelty wears off. It's not quite the best 'par-3 pitch and putt' style course I've ever played, but it's pretty close.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful Course

A challenging though enjoyable course.
Some high winds to deal with on the day but that didn't take away from the beautiful surroundings.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fabulous scenery

Great fun course to play though a bit expensive for a 12 hole layout.
Fantastic scenery.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Lovely views with some testing holes

Course was very busy when we played and had to wait on most tees. Lovely place to play golf but the strong wind made things a bit difficult. A must play if going to Arran

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

A historic location

This historic world famous 12 hole golf course lived up to all expectations and more.Course has challenges on every hole and demands concentration and solid hitting.
A wonderful experience,

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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