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Brora Golf Club

Golf Road
Brora
Sutherland
KW9 6QS

secretary@broragolf.co.uk
www.broragolf.co.uk
Phone number: 01408 621 417

For green fee enquiries please call the phone number above.

Juniors under 18 are charged at 50% of the above rates.

We request a deposit of 10 per person to confirm a reservation.
Credit Cards - Mastercard, Visa and Delta

When are visitors welcome?
All times except Sat & Sun before 10.00, Tue before 09.30 and after 4.00pm.

It is sometimes possible to allow visitors during these times but please check with the secretary.

Founded in 1891 the original nine hole layout was superseded around the turn of the century with an eighteen hole layout by Mr. J. Sutherland, the Secretary at nearby Royal Dornoch. The new course was routed the other way round to the original nine and this direction of play is maintained today. In 1924 James Braid was invited to review the Brora layout and his suggested changes remain largely unaltered to this day.

Given 194 acres of Scottish links land to work on, what in 1923 was entitled "Braid's Plan" is hardly altered. Here the visitor will enjoy the mixture of bent grass and beach sand, burn water and gorse in glorious yellow May bloom. There is even a railway which comes into play from the tenth tee. With the exception of the short sixth, the outward nine holes follow the contour of Kintradwell Bay in the foreground, with a backdrop of the Sutherland foothills from Ben Bhraggie to the west, away to the Ord of Caithness in the north-east.

The inward nine holes follow the fence line of the bordering croft land, with out of bounds to concentrate the mind. Of the two short holes, the delightful 13th, Snake, winds back towards the sea, whilst the 18th contains all the concerns of protecting a score against a bunkered green a two hundred yard carry away and under the scrutiny of the clubhouse windows.