Turnberry is now probably my favourite overall venue in the UK...
I can honestly say that my group of 8 from all over England had
an unforgettable break last week at Trump Turnberry. It was a break of
The first day we all drove or flew up, then on the second
day we played on the Ailsa Course in beautiful weather - shirtsleeves in
November which we couldn’t quite believe! The course was in good condition, except for 3 temporary
greens which were in place due to course modification for next year’s Women’s
British Open. The weather was kind but the course was playing long due to
earlier heavy rain. Despite this, scoring was pretty good, with several birdies
enjoyed by all.
We also played the Kintyre Course which was in great
condition, but the weather was the foulest most of us had ever played in, with
high winds and pouring rain throughout. Obviously that made it a real test for
us and for our waterproofs, most of which failed the test! I think we were the
only people on the course but despite the weather, the course held up
The hotel was excellent as always. The rooms were fine, the
staff were all very helpful, particularly in helping us deal with the bad
weather, and the meal on the first night was exceptional, if a little
expensive. The bar was also pricy, but that's what you expect from a top class
On the last two nights we ate at Wildings Restaurant in
nearby Maidens – a 2 minute taxi ride – and we’d recommend this whole heartedly
for anyone looking to save a bit of money on dinner and drinks.
Thanks for the package put together by everyone at
yourgolftravel. We felt that overall the break represented very good value for
Turnberry is now probably my favourite overall venue in the UK.
Overall I would give the break 8 out of 10, spoilt only by
the dreadful weather on one day.