Golf Events

Scotland’s Hottest Championship Event Venue. 

Machrihanish Dunes is unquestionably one of the U.K.’s hottest golf destinations. With a links course that’s a perennial Top-100 and two beautiful award-winning hotels and golf cottages it makes for an ideal setting for hosting some of Scotland’s most exciting golf events.

The Campbeltown Open (27 June 2015)

Men and women from all over will be joining us for this open tournament and celebration on Saturday, 27th June. The 18- hole, stroke play tournament will take place on our UK Top-100 links golf course, and will feature a grand prize of a 2-night stay in our award-winning accommodation, complete with golf, as well as other prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive, and more.

Afterwards, join us at The Kintyre Club for a delicious buffet and live music as we celebrate what’s sure to be an exciting

Tournament Fee: £20 per person, £15 for locals, or £10 for MGDC members
Buffet and Live Music Celebration: £15 per person

To reserve your spot click here

 Shepherds Cross Tournament (25 July 2015)

The Shepherds Cross Tournament returns to Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club! This 4-man scramble offers the best of two amazing courses: play the first nine holes of the tournament at Machrihanish Golf Club, then skip on over to Mach Dunes for the second nine. Then wrap it all up with a celebration at The Old Clubhouse. This tournament is reserved for members of area golf clubs.

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 Scottish Golf & Whisky Galore Tournament (16-21 Aug 2015)

Come and take part in an experience that combines playing golf on 4 very different links golf courses in beautiful scenery and sample the delights of some of Scotland’s finest Whisky. Four rounds of golf, 2 Whisky Distillery visits, Whisky tastings, Whisky stories and full social programme will make this a memorable Golf and Whisky journey.

August 16th – 21st 2015 (depart on 22nd August)

6 nights bed & full Scottish breakfast in The Ugadale Hotel & Cottages, Machrihanish or The Royal Hotel, Campbeltown

  • 1 round of golf over each of these links courses
    • Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club
    • Machrihanish Golf Club
    • Dunaverty Golf Club
    • Shiskine on the Island of Arran
  • Daily prizes and overall prizes
  • Welcome reception
  • Quiz night
  • Casino night
  • 2 Whisky distillery visits
  • Whisky tastings and Whisky stories
  • Transport to the golf courses and whisky distilleries
  • Gala presentation dinner

Format: 72-hole Stableford competition, open to men and women. Maximum handicaps are 24 for men and 36 for women. There will be daily prizes at each course and overall prizes for the week. The Wednesday will be a free day with opportunities for sight seeing.

Package price based on 2 people sharing a twin or double room: £749.00. Book early to avoid disappointment.


The Black Sheep Open and the “Playing-in of the Sheep” (28-30 August 2015)

Come see the black sheep return to the course for the premiere of the Black Sheep Open! Enjoy a full weekend of events on our GB&I Top-100 Course and throughout our award-winning resort – as well as the seasonal return of our famous four-legged spectators. Choose your participation level a la carte*, or receive special pricing for all listed events with accommodation:

  • Friday Practice Round – £20

  •  Saturday Tournament – £49 (MGDC members – £42)

  • Saturday Tournament only – £25

  • Sunday Scramble – £20

  •  All Events – £89 (MGDC members – £82)

  • All Events & 3-day/2-night stay at The Royal or Ugadale Hotels – £249†

To join us for this unique tournament click here! 

*Offers entitle guests solely to the event(s) listed , and do not include accommodation. †Offer entitles guests to 3 days and 2 nights accommodation at The Royal or Ugadale Hotels. Friday practice round, full Scottish Breakfasts each day, and entry into the Black Sheep Open Tournament , Sunday Scramble,and all associated events and prizes. All offers subject to availability.

Autumn Pairs Classic (10 Oct 2015)

When the summer winds down and the refreshing cool breezes return to Machrihanish Dunes, so too comes the Autumn Pairs Classic. This better-ball stroke play event is open to ladies and gents alike. There are a variety of prizes you can win for Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, Scratch & Net and more! Afterwards, enjoy a buffet, live music and awards ceremony at the exclusive Kintyre Club.

Tournament: £20/pair for local club members*
£30/pair for locals
£40/pair for all others

Reception: £22 for all

To reserve your spot click here!

*Local club members are defined as those members in good standing with Machrihanish Dunes GC, Machrihanish GC, Dunaverty GC, and Carradale GC. Proof of membership must be presented for discounted rate.