On the rugged west coast of Scotland, an icon has been reborn. The legendary Turnberry hotel and its famous links courses reopened in June 2016 following an impressive renovation.
With its illustrious history spanning over 100 years, Trump Turnberry has added a new chapter to its inspiring story with over £200m is being invested by new owners The Trump Organization to completely restore and revamp the resort.
Trump Turnberry is perhaps most well-known for its Championship golf course. The Ailsa course is one of the world’s most loved golf courses and has had the privilege of hosting the Open Championship four times, including the unforgettable 1977 Duel in the Sun. Since acquiring the resort in 2014, The Trump Organization and famed golf course architects Mackenzie & Ebert have completed a meticulous historic study and modern day review of the Ailsa course, creating a true masterpiece.
A selection of inspiring changes have been implemented including the creation of five dramatic and stunning new holes plus a range of alterations covering virtually every corner of the course.
Five new holes have been created at the 6th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 14th , together with alterations to all other holes including the reshaping and positioning of bunkers, new tees and green positions and the softening of green contours to provide for more options for flag positions.
Turnberry’s iconic lighthouse, which has acted as a timeless beacon for golfers from across the world, is also re-emerging as the world’s most impressive half way house. Situated on the cusp of the rocky coastline, stop and enjoy a refreshment while marvelling not only at the new challenges laid out by this magnificent course, but the panoramic beauty of the surrounding scenery.