Based on the Kintyre Peninsula, Machrihanish Golf Club is not only a world-class golfing venue, it boasts some of the most spectacular views on the west coast. On a summer's day, you'll see out to islands Islay, Jura and Gigha.

Machrihanish is said to have the best opening hole in Scottish golf.

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