The Black Sheep Blog

Introducing our New Head Greenkeeper!

Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Freeman as its new Head Greenkeeper. Simon will oversee all day-to-day golf operations at the resort’s U.K. Top-100 seaside links course. Having worked most recently at The Machrie, he brings more than 15 years of turf management experience at championship courses to The […]


Campbeltown, Pubs May Be Good For Your Health

Gentlemen, when you raise a glass to your health, do it with confidence!  The Scotsman recently reported that heading out to a pub for a couple pints with the boys is actually good for your health – well, mental health, anyway. Maybe you’ve always felt you thought a little better when your lips were a […]


Scotland’s #1 Golf Resort Experience

The Village at Machrihanish Dunes has received well over 30 notable recognitions since 2008 – and that doesn’t even include invitations to join select organizations such as the Great Golf Resorts of the World.  It’s a fact we try not to let go to our heads – after all, it’s history and nature that’s given […]