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Ailsa Golf Course

Listed under Golf in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Ailsa has been the site of some fierce golfing, both man vs. man and man vs. course. The layout is over 6,976 yards which you're supposed to be able to do in 69 swings. The holes line up, the first nine taking you outwards and the second bringing you back to the club, which means half way though you have to adjust your game for wind conditions – and the wind is a major factor at Ailsa, especially when playing the 4th through 11th holes which run right along the seashore. The 4th and 9th are especially dramatic. On the 4th you have to hit your ball right over the shoreline onto a blind fairway and on the par 4 9th you play past the ruins of one of Robert the Bruce's castles.

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