Reasons to Visit Prestwick Golf Club
Prestwick was the first ever host course of The Open Championship in 1860
This links course is filled with history and tradition, hosting The Open 24 times
Renowned for its quality, it's consistently ranked in the Top 100 courses
Prestwick was founded in 1851, and developed under the stewardship of Old Tom Morris, who was pried away from St Andrews to be Keeper of The Green, Club and Ball Maker.
Golfers heading to Prestwick Golf Club are assured a truly historical experience at one of the best courses in Ayrshire. As the original location of The Open Championship, it is a golf course that features amongst many bucket lists and must visit golf destinations.
Whilst the golf course has a connection with one of the originators of golf in Old Tom Morris, Prestwick has received praise from modern major championship winning greats including Tom Watson, Mark O'Meara and Ernie Els with testimonials such as "the best golf experience in the world...".
Anyone wanting a true links golf trip around the West of Scotland is sure to find a golfing paradise at Prestwick and for an extended trip venturing onto Royal Troon and Turnberry are incredible golf courses to make a golf tour of a lifetime.