Scottish Golf Club of the Year 2016

Course Status:

Course open with Summer Greens in play

Clubhouse Opening – Monday 26th April 2021

On Monday 26th April 2021 we will be opening the Clubhouse and the Bar and Lounge.  We would like to remind members that social distancing will still be required throughout the Clubhouse when it re-opens.

Under the current guidance from the Scottish Government the latest that we are allowed to keep the bar open until is 8pm.  Therefore the bar will be open from 10.30am until 8pm Monday to Sunday.  We will be allowed to open the bar later from Monday 17th May.

Hazel and her team will be open on the following days and times and will be serving food in the lounge.  The takeaway service which Hazel is currently offering will also still continue.

Catering Opening Hours

Monday & Tuesday 9.30am to 5pm

Friday to Sunday 9.30am – 7pm

The following will be in place from Monday 26th April

  • Face masks must still be worn throughout the Clubhouse except from when customers are seated in the bar & lounge.
  • Groups of up to 6 people are allowed to sit together in the lounge as long as there is no more than 2 households in the group.
  • 1 metre social distancing will be in place in the lounge & bar.
  • Under the current guidance we will not be allowed to sell alcohol from the bar until the 17th Therefore only soft juice will be available for purchase from the bar.
  • Members & visitors must record their name and contact number in the book located at the entrance to the bar and lounge for track & trace purposes.
  • Table service will be in operation for both food and soft juice. Once members & visitors have entered the bar they should take a seat and the bar and catering staff will take their orders.
  • Members and visitors must be seated while eating and drinking in the lounge.
  • The Lounge has been set with a maximum capacity of 34 people at one time.

We would respectively like to remind all persons entering the Clubhouse that for everyone’s safety and wellbeing they have a responsibility to follow these guidelines.

Thank you to for helping and following the guidelines that have been put in place to allow us a safe return to golf.

We look forward to welcoming our members and guests back into the Clubhouse.

John Forbes

Club Manager

Update on Club Activities Due to Covid – 19 – Friday 23rd April 2021

Following on from the change in restrictions which were announced by the First Minister on Monday 3rd January 2021 the week the following will apply in terms of Club activities. All the items below will constantly be reviewed and amended as required.

•All Club competitions will resume from Saturday 27th March.

• Tee times will be available to members and their guests until 25th April.  Visitor bookings will be accepted from 26th April 2021.

• The Club Shop will be open from Friday 26th March.

• The Club office will be staffed on Monday to Fridays 8am – 4pm. However, members & visitors will not be able to access the office and therefore if you wish to speak to a member of staff please either phone the office on the above times or email

• There are no restrictions on tee times members can play in groups of up to 4 players.

• The Clubhouse and Bar and Lounge will re-open from Monday 26th April.

Keep Safe

John Forbes
Club Manager


Muir of Ord is a heathland/moorland 18 hole course situated fifteen miles north of Inverness and is only twenty miles from Inverness Airport. It is set in some stunning Scottish scenery with clear views of Ben Wyvis to the north and to the south may been seen the Beauly Firth and hills above Loch Ness.

The course has shown significant change and improvement since its inception in 1875. In the 1920’s the renowned golf course designer James Braid was engaged and much of what he altered and recommended remains intact to this day.

An interesting and challenging feature is the Inverness to Wick and Kyle of Lochalsh railway line which runs through the course adding to the golfers need for accuracy on a number of holes!   Wildlife abounds on the course and players may regularly see red kites soaring above the fairways.

With the number of players steadily increasing a decision was taken in the early 1990’s to purchase additional land. Three new holes were constructed negating the hazard of crossing what was known as the “Great North Road” to play what were two short Par 3 holes (the old 16th and 17th).  This led to the new 9th, 10th and 11th holes on the newly purchased land whilst the redundant Par 3 holes were designated as a practice area.

The Club has a small shop selling various items for the golfer and also a bar and restaurant with a warm welcome assured at either the start or at the end of your visit.

The Club is also part of the James Braid Highland Golf Trail which has seven member Clubs located in the North of Scotland.

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