The perfect base to explore the finest local Golf Courses

Ayrshire is home to a string of Championship Golf Courses, including Prestwick, Royal Troon and Turnberry. Western House Hotel located 10 minutes from Glasgow Prestwick International Airport, is perfectly located for those wishing to explore South West Scotland’s iconic golf courses.

Prestwick Golf Club
Prestwick Golf Club is the birthplace of the Open Championship, with a rich history dating back over 160 years. The course is a testing links course, located on the West Coast within the historic town of Prestwick, a must for any golfing enthusiast. 3 miles from Western House Hotel.

Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club
Prestwick St Nicholas is another historic golf course in Prestwick, with deep bunkers, running fairways, undulating greens and strands of gorse, the course tests the skills of players both professional and amateur. A stunning course set on the seas edge, well worth a visit. 3 miles from Western House Hotel.

Prestwick St Cuthbert Golf Club
Another beautiful course set in the old town of Prestwick, St Cuthbert Golf Club with its challenging layout offers unique fairways and excellent greens for golfing enthusiasts to enjoy. In 2017, Prestwick St Cuthbert co-hosted, along with Prestwick Golf Club, the 2017 Amateur Championships. 3 miles from Western House Hotel.

Royal Troon
Royal Troon founded in 1878 offers two courses, the historic Old Course, one of the greatest Links in Scotland and The Portland Course, a shorter and friendlier one, yet still a true links challenge. Royal Troon set in the beautiful seaside town of Troon, is open to the elements, proving a challenging course and one of the best in Scotland. 9 miles from Western House Hotel.

Trump Turnberry
Turnberry Golf Course, with the iconic Ailsa Craig as its back drop, has a rich history, being host to the Open Championships four times. Trump Turnberry has two challenging courses, the historic and much loved Ailsa Course andKing Robert The Bruce Course, which opened in 2017. Both feature views of Turnberry’s stunning coastline and both prove challenging and exciting courses to play. 17 miles from Western House Hotel.

Dundonald Links
Dundonald Links, is a challenging and rewarding modern course set on the outskirts of Dundonald. The links course can prove challenging, with the west coast climate adding to this. A much loved course and well worth a visit. 11 miles from Western House Hotel

Gailes Links
First opening in 1892, Gailes Links has hosted a string of championship tournaments through the years and has proved challenging, marking it as one of Scotland’s most historic and much loved courses. 12 miles from Western House Hotel.

Barassie Links
Barassie Links located on the outskirts of Troon on the West Coast of Scotland, offers world class golfing with challenging fairways and greens. The 27 hole course has an extensive history, dating back to 1800s. 11 miles from Western House Hotel.



After a day’s golfing unwind in our beautiful lounge where you can enjoy a refreshing drink from our extensive bar menu. You will find over 25 malt whiskies, featuring classics and hidden treasures from all corners of Scotland.

And to satisfy your rumbling tummies is our very own Jockey Club Restaurant. You can expect delicious food created with care using ingredients sourced from local suppliers and farms by our team of top chefs.

Whilst you’re with us why not experience an exhilarating day out at Ayr Racecourse, Scotland’s Premier Racecourse?





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