Golf course developer Michael Keiser, owner of Links House at Royal Dornoch Todd Warnock, and the owners of Coul Farm, Dornoch are pursuing a new golf course on the Coul Links at Embo, Sutherland. Coul Links is located 3 miles north of Royal Dornoch Golf Club along the Dornoch Firth at Loch Fleet. Golf course architects, Coore Crenshaw have been retained. Initial discussions with Highland Council and Scottish Natural Heritage have been launched an assessment of the economic and environmental issues.Mr. Keiser is the owner and developer of several award winning golf course developments including Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Oregon USA, Barnbougle Dunes Golf Resort in Tasmania, Australia and and Cabot Links Golf Resort in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Golfweek just published a nice article on More Reasons to Go North to Dornoch highlighting the excitement at Royal Dornoch with several new dramatic announcements. 2016 is 400th Anniversary of golf in Dornoch with celebrations throughout the year, BA just announced daily flights to/from Heathrow starting in May and the news of a potential new course at Coul Links, 3 miles from RDGC. Coul Links is a Mike Keiser development (Bandon Dunes, Cabot Links) teamed with renowned architects Coore Crenshaw. Links House proprietor Todd Warnock is also involved. See www.coullinksgolf.com for updates.
Also remember Links House is expanding with construction of 6 new luxury suites to open in Spring 2017. Meanwhile we have afternoon teas, lunch and dinner throughout this Winter!
British Airways have announced a daily service starting May 3rd 2016, with the inbound flight leaving Heathrow at 10:00am and an afternoon flight from Inverness. BA is a global partner of American Airlines and can check luggage through to Inverness. Links House can easily arrange limo pick-up for guests up to Dornoch. Now you can fly overnight from the US, play Castle Stuart at noon and settle for dinner at Links House the same day! Brilliant!!!!
Links House excitedly has expanded the extraordinary sporting activities available for its guests by purchasing private fishing rights on the nearby River Oykel. In addition to extraordinary golf at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, our guests can now enjoy exclusive day-access to some of the finest salmon angling in all of Scotland. Specifically, we are pleased to offer 3-rods private guided access on the Lower Oykel River, just 20 miles from Links House during 3 strategic weeks each year. The Lower Oykel consists of seven double-banked miles including 64 named pools and runs. The Lower Okyel beats offer some of the most attractive, prestigious and productive salmon fishing in all of Scotland with 5-year average annual catch in excess of 900 salmon.
Specifically, Links House will offer daily angling access on the Lower Oykel for 3 strategic weeks during each year beginning 2016.
For 2016, Links House will offer private day-access during the following weeks:
- Spring Fishings: Week of March 28th through April 2nd
- Summer Fishings: Week of June 13th through 18th
- Autumn Fishings: Week of September 12th through 17th
Prices vary from £250 per rod per day