Destination Golf - August 2017 * - Page 85

WORLD CLASS LINKS GOLF ON THE WEST COAST OF SCOTLAND Gailes has hosted major championship tournaments through the years and was designed by legendary golf architect Willie Park Jnr of Musselburgh. It was opened in 1892 by Glasgow Golf Club, the 9th oldest golf club in the world. Its West Coast setting and fabulous condition makes it ideal for summer and winter golf in Scotland. It is a world class links course which attracts players from every corner of the globe. Gailes Links is an R&A preferred championship links course in Ayrshire close to Open venues at Royal Troon and Turnberry. Scottish golfing legend Colin Montgomerie secured a place in The 145th Open at Royal Troon in Final Qualifying at Gailes Links. “Gailes is a terrific links course and well worthy of this latest recognition” - Bernard Gallagher, 3 time Ryder Cup Captain. Gailes Links Golf Course, Gailes Road, Irvine KA11 5AE, Scotland Tel +44 1294 311 561 or 85 Volume 3 • Issue 40