The Club ~ History

Nairn Dunbar Golf Club History

While Britain and the Empire celebrated Queen Victoria’s 80th birthday on Wednesday 24th May 1899, the townsfolk of Nairn had other things on their mind. A procession of local councillors and dignitaries were led by the Artillery Volunteers Band from the Town House to the first tee at the newly laid out nine hole golf course at Nairn Dunbar. The development of the course had only been made possible through the generosity of Sir Alexander Dunbar of Boath who had made some 60 acres of land available for the construction of nine holes. It was Sir Alexander’s mother, Lady Dunbar, who declared the course open and called on her son to strike the first drive. Tragically, the club’s major benefactor was to die in a drowning accident less than 18 months later.

It took another 25 years and a World War before the club was able to extend the course to 18 holes after acquiring additional land from the Town Council and landowners Brodie of Brodie and Dunbar of Boath. Over the next 14 years the club continued to change the configuration of the course bringing it ever closer to today’s championship layout. This work was interrupted by the outbreak of World War II. Despite the adjacent East Beach being “seeded” with land mines and encroachments by various sections of the armed services, golf continued to be played throughout the war years. However, it took a huge effort by the greenkeeping staff and volunteer members to repair the damages incurred during six years of conflict.

Following the war, golf enjoyed a boom which has continued up to the present day, and Nairn Dunbar was no exception.

The original clubhouse underwent two extensions – in 1962 and again in 1976 – in an effort to keep up with the demands of an increasing membership and visiting players. However, as the club neared its centenary, it became clear that despite improvements to the clubhouse and course, some major redevelopment was required. Three new holes were constructed at the east end of the course towards Culbin Forrest. These were open for play in 1994, becoming the 9th, 10th and 11th, with the three holes on “the Hill”, taken out of use. This land, on the south side of Lochloy Road, was sold to a housing developer, helping to fund the construction of a new £1 million-plus clubhouse which was opened in 1997. 

History Book

100 Years of Golfing History in Nairn – Excellent book for all those history lovers out there, fantastic write ups, old school photos and write ups from over 100 years ago.

Available to buy – £10.00

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📌 DATE FOR THE DIARY! 📌

Nairn Dunbar Professional Team have a fitting day booked in for 26th June at the Driving Range from 12pm - 4.30pm, register sheet in the foyer on the noticeboard or pop by the Pro-Shop to book in.
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📌 DATE FOR THE DIARY! 📌

Nairn Dunbar Professional Team have a fitting day booked in for 26th June at the Driving Range from 12pm - 4.30pm, register sheet in the foyer on the noticeboard or pop by the Pro-Shop to book in.

Our Nairn Dunbar Professional Shop have a Special offer!! 😁

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Celebrate the Euros with us! On all Scotland match days, enjoy 15% off all our Scotland-themed items. Don't miss out on the chance to show your support in style! 🎉🎁

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Our Nairn Dunbar Professional Shop have a Special offer!! 😁

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Celebrate the Euros with us! On all Scotland match days, enjoy 15% off all our Scotland-themed items. Dont miss out on the chance to show your support in style! 🎉🎁

#Scotland #Euros2024 #SpecialOffer #TartanArmy #FootballFever

Gents Club Championships took place at the weekend ⛳️
Well done to all who got through to the next stage - Quarter Finals will take place tomorrow - Tuesday 11th June from 4.30pm
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Gents Club Championships took place at the weekend ⛳️
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All the best Brodie Stewart . Stick in pal!

Can you confirm that as it’s matchplay it’s ok to play the course before my game?

Club Championship Matchplay - Senior Gents ⛳️
Congratulations to all competitors getting through to the Semi Finals which will take place on Wednesday 12th June.
Competing for the Cromault Trophy (Handicap)
Don Framer Trophy (Scratch)
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Club Championship Matchplay - Senior Gents ⛳️
Congratulations to all competitors getting through to the Semi Finals which will take place on Wednesday 12th June.
Competing for the Cromault Trophy (Handicap)
Don Framer Trophy (Scratch)

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Good luck all 🏌🏼‍♂️

Good luck boys

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Well done, gents.

We are hosting all the games of Euro 2024 at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club
starting this Friday with the opening match Scotland vs Germany.

Come along and joing us. We have free Chilli and Nachos for the opening game.

We also have a sweepie for the opening stages. £5 an entry sheet.

Most points wins a cash prize as well as 2nd and 3rd prizes.

Sheets are available from behind the bar or from Stevie.

All evening games are being run by volunteers so come along and support your team and the golf club
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We are hosting all the games of Euro 2024 at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club
starting this Friday with the opening match Scotland vs Germany.

Come along and joing us. We have free Chilli and Nachos for the opening game.

We also have a sweepie for the opening stages. £5 an entry sheet. 

Most points wins a cash prize as well as 2nd and 3rd prizes.

Sheets are available from behind the bar or from Stevie. 

All evening games are being run by volunteers so come along and support your team and the golf  club
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Fancy play Nairn Dunbar Golf Club and Elgin Golf Club by taking up our Elgin Ticket ⛳

Let us know what dates you wish to play the 2 courses and we can get you booked in. You can play each course within 4 days of each other or on the same day.

Great price of £130 per person
☎️ Call us on 01667 452741, option 1

Fancy play Nairn Dunbar Golf Club and Elgin Golf Club by taking up our Elgin Ticket ⛳

Let us know what dates you wish to play the 2 courses and we can get you booked in. You can play each course within 4 days of each other or on the same day.

Great price of £130 per person
☎️ Call us on 01667 452741, option 1
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Variety of memberships available - check out our website www.nairndunbar.com for more details

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Variety of memberships available - check out our website www.nairndunbar.com for more details
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Play 2 Courses in Nairn by taking up our Nairn Ticket ⛳

Let us know what dates you wish to play the 2 courses and we can get you booked in. You can play each course within 4 days of each other or on the same day.

Great price of £245 per person
☎️ Call us on 01667 452741, option 1

Play 2 Courses in Nairn by taking up our Nairn Ticket ⛳

Let us know what dates you wish to play the 2 courses and we can get you booked in. You can play each course within 4 days of each other or on the same day.

Great price of £245 per person
☎️ Call us on 01667 452741, option 1
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Nairn Dunbar Golf Club's Open Competitions for this season are OPEN and filling up fast ⛳😁

If you have not got your tee time secured, get booked in through this link here ⬇ or call on 01667 452741 option 1 for office or 2 for Proshop
https://visitors.brsgolf.com/nairndunbargolf#/open-competitions

⛳Our next Gents Open - Sunday 30th June - King Trophy Open
⛳Our next Ladies Open - Sunday 7th July - Ladies Greensomes

Nairn Dunbar Golf Club`s Open Competitions for this season are OPEN and filling up fast ⛳😁

If you have not got your tee time secured, get booked in through this link here ⬇ or call on 01667 452741 option 1 for office or 2 for Proshop
https://visitors.brsgolf.com/nairndunbargolf#/open-competitions

⛳Our next Gents Open - Sunday 30th June - King Trophy Open
⛳Our next Ladies Open - Sunday 7th July - Ladies Greensomes
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More than a Golf Club 👀 

Thank you to all those who joined us to celebrate Mother’s Day 💐 

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More than a Golf Club 👀

Thank you to all those who joined us to celebrate Mother’s Day 💐

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Did you know there’s no waiting list to join us at Nairn Dunbar? 👀 

With guest sign ons available, reciprocal deals at local clubs and a loyalty card to receive 10% off food and drink within our clubhouse… what are you waiting for? 👀 

Join us at Nairn Dunbar for 2024 🔥 

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Did you know there’s no waiting list to join us at Nairn Dunbar? 👀

With guest sign ons available, reciprocal deals at local clubs and a loyalty card to receive 10% off food and drink within our clubhouse… what are you waiting for? 👀

Join us at Nairn Dunbar for 2024 🔥

#nairndunbar #golfclub #golflinks #linksgolf #scottishgolf #golfinscotland #highlandgolf #golfinhighlands #visitnairn #visitscotland #nairn #scottishhighlands #roadtrip
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It looks set to be a fairly settled March ☀️🤞🏼

Why not add some excitement by coming to play Nairn Dunbar? ⛳️ 

During March our single player Green Fee is only £35 👀 or grab some friends and take advantage of our special offer of ONLY £100 for a 4 Ball 🔥 

#nairndunbar #golfclub #golflinks #linksgolf #scottishgolf #golfinscotland #highlandgolf #visitnairn #springgolf #golfseason

It looks set to be a fairly settled March ☀️🤞🏼

Why not add some excitement by coming to play Nairn Dunbar? ⛳️

During March our single player Green Fee is only £35 👀 or grab some friends and take advantage of our special offer of ONLY £100 for a 4 Ball 🔥

#nairndunbar #golfclub #golflinks #linksgolf #scottishgolf #golfinscotland #highlandgolf #visitnairn #springgolf #golfseason
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