The strategically situated lands of Turnberry, favoured with vast views
of portentous seas since before recorded time, have beheld a thousand
tales. The birth of a legendary leader, Robert the Bruce. Wars against
ancient kings of England and the two World Wars of the 20th Century.
favourite new game of golf, played on naturally occurring courses. The
first purpose-planned golfing resort in Britain, with an iconic hotel
that houses travellers on romantic getaways to its therapeutic shores to
this day. Epic links that were built, destroyed and rebuilt again.
is known by its talismans-prehistoric islands, medieval ruins, stalwart
beacons. They are symbols of the charmed, inexplicable things that can
happen there: the impossible chip; the lost dream, found.
hauntingly beautiful moors and cliffs stir the emotions, uplift the
spirit and call ceaselessly to those who have gone-part of golf's
hallowed ground, but part of a much broader history as well. "Where
could they find such a glorious combination of picturesque grandeur by
land and sea? Every mile, there was some hallowed spot, immortalised by
the heroism of Bruce or the genius of Burns."
- Station Hotel dedication speech, Turnberry, 17 May 1906
For further course information please visit Turnberry Golf Course Website