Turnberry has unveiled a new golfing experience on the Ayrshire coast, the
magnificent King Robert the Bruce course.
people are unaware of the fact that the iconic lighthouse, which was built by
the family of celebrated author, Robert Louis Stevenson, is situated amongst
the ruins of Turnberry Castle. It was in this medieval castle that King Robert
the Bruce was born in July 1274.
is steeped in a strong history, leading us to name our new golf course after
the King of Scotland, Robert the Bruce, the historical warrior who led Scotland
to claim its right as an independent country in the Battle of Bannockburn in
Ebert, who was the architect responsible for the reborn Ailsa, was commissioned
once more to create what will be a world class golf experience which will
thrill golfers of all abilities.
vistas from the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th of King Robert the Bruce delight
golfers, with spectacular views of Turnberry’s stunning coastline, castle ruins
and the lighthouse. The overall design
concept for the course has been to introduce fairway bunkers with sand faces
and marram grass “eyebrow” faces tempting “risk or reward” shots whilst
greenside bunkers are shaped and neatly revetted to require perfect recovery
shots. With 18 holes of
magnificent golf, the introduction of King Robert the Bruce reinforces Trump
Turnberry’s reputation as a true golfer’s paradise.