The Ryder Cup Visits Machrihanish Dunes

The Village at Machrihanish Dunes had an unusual visitor this week – the Ryder Cup!  More than 250 people came out to the resort’s Royal Hotel in Campbeltown to see the Cup, have their pictures taken with it, and revel…

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4-Star Accommodation Keeps Getting Better

Few awards are as exciting and satisfying to us here at The Village at Machrihanish Dunes as those that come from our guests.  That’s why we were ecstatic when Bunkered Magazine readers voted us “Scotland’s Best Resort Experience for 2013”,…

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Pinehurst’s “Back to the Future” Design Echoes Machrihanish Dunes’ “Way Golf Began”

Photo Courtesy of Pinehurstnumber2.com With the U.S. Open being contested this week over the recently redesigned Pinehurst No. 2 course—and the U.S. Women’s Open being played on the same course a week later—much is being said about the changes that…

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Machrihanish Dunes Podcast With Jimmy Kidd: Part 3

David: I know this is an impossible question to answer for anyone who’s involved in the golf design business, but do you have a favorite golf hole on the Machrihanish Dunes course? Jimmy: Number three, par 3. Number three is…

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Preparing for the Golf Season in the Wild, Wild West – of Scotland!

A Machrihanish Dunes course update from the club’s Head Greenkeeper, Simon Freeman: As many of you are keenly aware, the winter of 2013-14 will go down in the record books as one of the worst that Great Britain and Ireland…

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