Five of the Best Golf Courses in Perthshire

Perthshire boasts some of the best golf courses across Scotland, so it's no wonder that keen golfers travel from all over the world to play on some of the best kept Scottish greens.


1. Pitlochry Golf Course: Immaculate Greens

This golf course isn’t too large, however, every hole takes on a different challenge. The first 3 holes will be your first challenge – all uphill, but the walk to the top is well worth it as the scenery is stunning! The greens are absolutely immaculate all year round giving golfers the perfect golfing experience, whatever the season.

2. Blair Atholl Golf Course: A Challenging 9

Blair Atholl Golf Course is a challenging 9 hole course in the heart of Blair Atholl. The glorious scenery compliments the quality of the golf. Rated 5* on trip advisor this little gem of a course is well worth a visit.

3. Blairgowrie Golf Course: Championship Grade

Blairgowrie Golf Course offers the chance to play on 2 of the finest championship golf courses and one of the best 9 hole courses in Scotland. The wee course is perfect for a warm-up or golfers starting out. The Lansdowne Course is host to major PGA and SGU events. Rosemount course, venue of Greg Norman's first European tour victory. Whether you are a pro golfer or enthusiastic beginner, this golf course offers a challenge to all golfers.

4. Alyth Golf Course: Precision Golf Required

Alyth Golf Course, an 18 hole heathland layout established in 1895. A stunning course! A combination of tree-lined fairways and diverse rolling terrain make the emphasis on precision golf rather than the distance. It is easy to lose yourself in a good game of golf here with a layout so conceived that you barely notice other golfing parties. This course demands constant attention, and not for the faint-hearted!

5. Strathmore Golf Course: The Friendly Course

Strathmore Golf Course, set in the heart of Strathmore Valley has gained a reputation as the “friendly place to play golf”. The par 72 Rannaleroch course has generous fairways and rolling greens. A challenge to good golfers, while forgiving to the “not so good”. This hidden gem also has the Leitfie Links, a 9 hole course for beginners or if you fancy a quick round. 

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