Loch Lomond Golf Club rated best golf club in Scotland
The rankings of the best golf club in Scotland according to golfers, the Golfers' Choice Awards 2016, are known!
03 MAY 2016, AMSTERDAM
SummaryGolfers have awarded Loch Lomond Golf Club with the title of best golf club of Scotland in 2016, with an average rating of 9,42. The Golfers' Choice rankings are compiled based on 300,000 reviews from golfers across Europe on Leadingcourses.com.
Loch Lomond wins inaugural Golfers' Choice Award in Scotland
Over 250,000 golfers visit Leadingcourses.com each month. Based on their rankings, Loch Lomond Golf Club, with an average rating of 9,42, has been voted 'best golf club overall' in Scotland in the Golfers' Choice Rankings. The rankings for best golf club are compiled based on numerous aspects influencing the quality of the golf club, such as the golf course itself, the overall impression of the club, maintenance, facilities such as practice facilities, clubhouse and the perceived value for money.
Loch Lomond Golf Club is a truly unique environment, founded on the principals of friendship, sportsmanship and cordiality and set in the heart of Northern Europe's most dramatic landscape. Beautifully manicured fairways and greens are set against wild, mountainous backdrops, while tantalizing glimpses of the Loch open to stunning panoramas elevating every hole to a new level of golfing perfection. Loch Lomond is a masterpiece, Tom Weiskopf’s ‘lasting memorial to golf’ set within a canvas of extraordinary visual drama, skilfully and sympathetically designed to reveal each natural wonder at its awe-inspiring best.
Visitors praise the overall experience of visiting Loch Lomond Golf CLub, the terrific golf course and the excellent service that is provided. User john g clarke writes: "What can one say about Loch Lomond other than it is always a special treat to go there. From the moment you drive through the gate you are struck be a sense of tranquility. The level of service from the moment the car door opens when you arrive through to when it closes is of the highest order. The practice facilities are the best around. The course is full of memorable holes. I cant wait to be invited back!"
Number 2 in the inaugural Golfers' Choice Rankings in Scotland is Royal Dornoch Golf Club. Royal Dornoch is spellbinding and many golfers from all over the world make the pilgrimage to this natural links at some point in their lives. It's the timeless setting that makes Royal Dornoch such a pleasing place to play golf. It's wild, isolated and, at the same time, absolutely beautiful; there's the blaze of colour in early summer when the gorse is in flower. The pure white sandy beach divides the links from the Dornoch Firth and it all feels very humbling. Royal Dornoch receives an average rating of 9,36. West Lothian Golf Club completes the top-3. This undulating course not far from Edinburgh is rated with a 9,29.
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