Royal Dornoch is always keen to share its golf courses and values new Members joining the Club.
The process is reasonably straightforward; please note that to gain full Membership to the Championship Course you must first start as a Struie Member.
The types of Membership available include Playing and non playing. For information on playing membership please read our Subscriptions and Benefits. Also below is some of the Sections that you could be part of if you become a member.
Please download the relevant form and return to the office.
The Gents section of Royal Dornoch Golf Club is very active having many medal competitions throughout the season from late March until mid-October providing all players ample opportunity to take their handicap down by a shot or two!
The Club also has some very close ties with many other clubs and the resultant matches are played in great spirit with winning or losing a minor incidental in a great day of golf and comradeship.
Representing your Club is always a great honour whether in a friendly inter-club match or one the more presitigious events during the season like the Dornoch Firth League or the Northern Counties Cup. The Club has a great history in these events and continues to strive not only to have a course worthy of Champions but to produce worthy Champions.
At Royal Dornoch we have a very active and committed Ladies Section with a full fixture list covering both the Championship and Struie courses. Our numbers have increased steadily over the last few years, due in part to the support and encouragement given to ladies to take up golf and proceed to gain a handicap. Throughout the year the many fun competitions encourage those without handicaps to participate and winnings often end up in the Captain's charity box! Our nine hole competitions have also proved to be very successful.
The Ladies Open and our 3 Lady Team Event are ever popular and many of our ladies participate in Northern Counties events as well as The Scottish Vets and of course our friendly matches against local clubs. During the winter there are roll-ups on a Monday and Wednesday on the Struie and Championship courses respectively to keep the swing going along with the companionship. We count ourselves lucky to have 2 superb courses to play.
A very active group of 60+ golfers – that is number of members!
We meet every month throughout the year for a stableford competition on the Championship Course. There is a change of format for the September meeting with a medal round for the senior’s championship (trophies for both gross and nett scores). Additional individual and team competitions take place on the Struie Course during the summer months. All scores are recorded to determine winners and any handicap adjustments
Senior’s fixtures are organised during the spring/summer against Highland and Spey Side clubs and as far as Royal Aberdeen and Royal Burgess in Edinburgh. It is great fun meeting new people, having the opportunity to play other challenging courses, followed by a pleasant lunch or dinner and often with the satisfaction of winning the match.
The Wednesday Seniors, better known as the Geriatrics, are a cosmopolitan group of men with a love of life and golf in particular. Whilst there are trophies to be played for two of the highlights of the year are the matches against the Ladies and the annual luncheon.
Royal Dornoch Golf Club is one of Scotland's leaders when it comes to their junior golf programmes. The club provides and encourages the use of, the practice range, short game areas and academy holes as well as the use of the Struie Golf Course.
Junior convener, Peter Haworth, runs all the junior events at Royal Dornoch with a relaxed family atmosphere that encourages the best in all junior participants. Peter encourages the juniors to enjoy golf but also to uphold the traditional values that are important to the members of Royal Dornoch Golf Club.
The junior section is made up of four parts which cover the beginner right the way through to County Champions. Our player pathway gives the juniors support and advice to help them to become the best players they can be.
The Morcott Challenge is annual match between the juniors of Hilton Head and the juniors of Royal Dornoch. With each venue taking turns on a yearly basis to host the event the matches provide the juniors with the opportunity to sample different golf courses as well as different lifestyles while making friendships that last forever.
For more information just look at the website dedicated to the event: www.morcottchallenge.com