Thursday, August 07, 2014

Crazy Golf in Troon, Scotland

Visiting the seafront Crazy Golf course in Troon.

Troon Crazy Golf
A view of the 18-hole Crazy Golf course on Troon seafront

The 573rd miniature golf course visited on our Crazy World of Minigolf Tour was the 18-hole Crazy Golf course on Troon seafront.

Troon Crazy Golf
The Crazy Golf course in Troon

Unfortunately for us it was closed when we visited - it was very rainy though, so quite understandable. One of the few days when we had really bad weather on our holiday in Scotland.

Troon Crazy Golf
The sign at the Crazy Golf course says Now Open, but the weather meant it was Closed on our visit

The concrete Crazy Golf course had some interesting and colourful looking obstacles and one day we may well get to play it. As it stands it became the 231st course we've visited but not played on our tour.

Troon Crazy Golf

Troon Crazy Golf

Troon Crazy Golf

Troon Crazy Golf

Troon Crazy Golf

Troon Crazy Golf

Troon Crazy Golf

Troon Crazy Golf

Reading one of the local papers on the Saturday evening before our visit on the Sunday I noticed that a Commonwealth Games Beach Day had been held on Troon South Beach that afternoon and one of the events was the Scottish Putting Championship! The competition was played in the Italian Sunken Gardens and was a new event that is planned to be held each year. The last time a Putting Championship had been held in the town was in 1964.

While in Troon we also visited Royal Troon Golf Club!

Royal Troon Golf Club
Outside the clubhouse at Royal Troon Golf Club. We popped inside to visit the Pro Shop and also had a look at the Claret Jug and display of historical artifacts from the club in the lobby area. A nice friendly spot

Royal Troon Golf Club is the third Open venue we've visited on our travels, the first being St Andrews, the second at Musselburgh. Shortly after we headed along the coast to Prestwick and walked past another venue of the Open Championship - the very first host course at Prestwick Golf Club. We were visiting Prestwick to have a look at the new Putting Green at Prestwick Beach.

Related blog posts:
Crazy World of Minigolf Tour - List and links for all Miniature Golf courses visited to date
Scotland

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