Architect: Mark Parsinen and Gil Hanse
Stats: 6,553 yds, par 72, SSS 72
GF: £170 for 18 holes, £250 for 36 holes within a 4-day period
Visitor information: No restrictions, open April 1st to November 25th
W: castlestuartgolf.com
2010 Ranking: 25 (no change)

Improvements since 2010 Rankings:

Course: 3 new fairway bunkers on the 5th, new fairway bunker on the 14th

Panellists’ Comments: “Outstanding views both looking outwards across the Moray Firth to the villages and cliffs of the Black Isle and distant Ben Wyvis and Inverness, as well as inwards at raw marram ribboned holes”; “A secluded maze of a course that belies its years with bespoke antique flourishes”; “A truly remarkable course design that has and should be met with resounding acclaim.”

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