Scotland is well known for its spectacular and challenging golf courses and staying in Kenmore Hotel means that you are just a short drive away from some of the best golf courses that Scotland has to offer. In fact, just down the road from Kenmore Hotel is Taymouth Castle which has a fantastic golf course with a backdrop of a beautiful neo-gothic castle and stunning Perthshire scenery everywhere you look.
For some of the best golf courses in Perthshire include;
Crieff Golf Club is rated as one of Scotland’s top inland courses. Surrounded by stunning countryside, in the heart of golfing Perthshire, the spectacular views give a real feeling of escape. Built on gently sloping parkland, the course provides a fair but challenging experience for all levels of golfer. Excellent playing conditions and a friendly reception to visitors, led to the Club being voted as one of the top UK golf courses by readers of Golf World magazine. Come and try our 18 hole Ferntower or our 9 hole Dornock course, both have something to test the golfer. Clubs, trolleys and Ride on Buggy’s can be hired from the Pro Shop.
Mains of Taymouth Golf Course (formerly Kenmore Golf Course) was opened in 1992 and is located in the Heart of Highland Perthshire by the banks of the Tay. Known as 'Perthshire's finest 9-holes', the course at 6052 yards is no push over. A challenging 9-hole course for all levels of golfers set in stunning parkland scenery, mostly on the flat. Club, trolley and buggy hire are available.
Aberfeldy Golf Club is a great parkland 9 hole course, just a short drive from Kenmore. After your round of golf ou can enjoy some good food and drink in the friendly clubhouse.
Situated at the head of Loch Tay in the heart of the Perthshire Highlands, is Killin which offers another 9 hole course with fabulous scenery and a degree of flexibility which makes a the perfect day out for large groups.
Blair Atholl Golf Course is a challenging nine-hole, with beautifully mature parkland fairways situated in the small picturesque village of Blair Atholl where the glorious scenery compliments the quality of the golf experience.
Another stunningly scenic course on the outskirts of the historic village of Dunkeld. The sloping course is situated on a hillside close to the famous Loch of the Lowes Nature Reserve.
Blairgowrie is beautifully situated at the base of the Grampian Mountains and has a beautiful moorland feel to the course. Golf here is taken very seriously and the course is, therefore, maintained to an excellent standard. The course is charming, quiet and varied and regularly makes the list of the best golf courses in Scotland.
Pitlochry is without a doubt one of the most beautiful golf courses in the UK. With incredible scenery, the area is very popular thanks to the many tourist hotspots nearby. The course is challenging as it has steep slopes, but the views from the top of the hills are mesmerising and may distract you from the golf in hand. As well as your golf clubs, it is essential to bring a camera so that you can make the most of the glorious views. Pitlochry golf course is considered a friendly and fun golf course however does get overlooked with all of the famous golf courses that are nearby.
Gleneagles has three world-famous golf courses; Queen’s Course, King’s Course and the PGA Centenary course. Gleneagles regularly holds prestigious golf tournaments including the European Golf Team Championships. It was also the venue for past events such as the Ryder Cup and the Scottish Open. Gleneagles is also home to the PGA National Academy for Scotland.