Nairn Golf Club Blog

Course Renovation Project – November Update


With the course work beginning we have decided to document the process through some drone work. We will be providing regular updates as changes take place and look forward to comparing before and after footage. There are also a few images available to view on our Course Improvement Works web page. Please see below for video […]

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Highland Golf Links Pro-Am


A record-breaking Pro-Am golf event has been shortlisted for a major award for its contribution to tourism and the north of Scotland economy. The 2016 Highland Golf Links 54-Hole Pro-Am Sponsored by Blue Group broke all previous records for the prestigious tournament that showcases three of Scotland’s finest links courses and provides a significant off-peak […]

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British Boys Championship


After an impressive weeks golf from all of the Boys competing in the 2017 Boys Amateur Championship, Pedro Lencart was crowned Champion here at Nairn on the Sunday afternoon. There was some fantastic video footage of the match play rounds and also a great interview with our archivist Alistair Allan, please see below to links […]

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Tree Removal


Regular players of the Championship Course will have noticed that the Green Staff have removed a number of trees surrounding the 3rd Green and 4th Tee during the course closure in October 2015.  The trees have been removed to increase the airflow and allow more direct sunlight around those areas to improve the growing conditions […]

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Hand Cutting Greens and Tees


  Our Course Manager, Richie Ewan, and his staff have been hand-mowing the Greens and Tees over the off-season, as can be seen in the photograph. This practice alleviates tyre impressions on our surfaces, to which they are vulnerable at this time of year after aeration work and repeated ground frosts. Members and visitors are seeing the […]

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The Professional Golf Association Show


THE NAIRN GOLF CLUB TO BE SHOWCASED TO THE INDUSTRY’S BIG HITTERS With more than 40,000 industry leaders from 74 countries in attendance, the Professional Golf Association (PGA) Merchandise Show is a global platform on which to showcase the Highlands’ best links courses and leading hotels. Highland Golf Links (HGL) will be in Orlando, Florida, […]

HGL Courses Host Paul Lawrie Winter Series Events


Yesterday saw the start of a new winter programme for young players being run by the Paul Lawrie Foundation in the Highlands, with the three HGL courses all hosting events in the coming months. This commendable initiative teed off at my own club, Nairn GC, and is aimed at boys and girls aged 18 to […]

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Significance of the ‘Red Jacket’


Red jackets have been worn by golfers since the earliest golfing societies were formed in the 18th century, and very probably beforehand. Such jackets reflected the standing of the wearer – ie. a gentleman – and were worn for other status pursuits such as hunting. They also emulated military uniform, with many gentlemen golfers serving […]

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Mackintosh & Gillies Finish Top in North District Boys Order of Merit


Congratulations to Jamie Mackintosh who finished in first place in the North District Boys Under 16 order of merit. Jamie clenched the title with 85 points just 2 points ahead of Nairn’s Hamish McColm who finished with 83 points to take second and Thomas Bell of Forres finishing in third with 78 points. Logan Gillies […]

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Tomatin Single Malt Pro Am


Dunbar’s Neil Fenwick won the £5,500 first pro prize in the Tomatin 54-hole pro-am over three days and three classic links courses in the Highlands – Royal Dornoch, Nairn and Castle Stuart. Fenwick shot rounds of 65, 71 and 66 for an 11-under-par aggregate of 202. He marked up a four-under 66 in his final […]

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