Orkney Golf Club welcomes visiting golfers of all abilities.

The course is situated one mile from Kirkwall on the main road to Stromness and within walking distance from the town centre.

If you are arriving on a visiting cruise ship you can see the golf course from the dock, transport is readily available by taxi, enquire with your ship reception about transport.

There is not a booking system for tee times – it is an arrive-and-play course and tee times are usually available during the day, however if there are number in your party it would be best to contact us in advance by email so we can arrange a greeting person to arrange your clubs or trolley. The email address is found on the “Contact” page.

On club competition days tee-times may be restricted, especially at the weekend, but there are usually some available tee times, for further information, check the fixture list or enquire by email.

In mid summer it is possible to play late into the evening and “Open Midnight Golf ” is a feature on the fixture card.

Orkney Golf Club is a non profit organisation run by the members.

The club relies on the honesty of visitors and locals to pay the set fees to maintain the course, please do not play without first paying your fee. The green fees should be paid in the honesty box inside the clubhouse foyer. Please keep your receipt, as green staff may request it.

There are a number of Open Competitions during the season check the fixture calendar for details of these as the entry fee to the competition is usually less then a day rate. You will require to have a handicap to enter.

The 2018 fixture calendar is to be found under     “Members”     ..   “Fixture Calendar”.

The new fixture calendar for 2019 will be published on this website in March 2019.

Green fees    Pay before you play.


Day £25.00

Week £75.00

Fortnight £120.00


Junior (16 years and under)

Day £5.00

Week £10.00

Fortnight £15.00


Club and trolley hire

Hire clubs and trolleys can often be obtained on the day by contacting the green staff during working hours  6.30 – 15.00   Monday -Friday on 07538163346 or contacting the club house number 01856872457   please note the clubhouse is not always staffed.

The club has a selection of modern Wilson clubs for hire including Ladies and Left Handed   ……   £20.

Pull-trolleys are available to hire  …..   £5.

The club does not have electric trolleys or club carts for hire.

If you require a number of sets of clubs or trolleys it would be best to confirm availability in advance by email.


Other golf courses on the Orkney Islands include…

Stromness Golf Club … Course 18 Holes.

South Ronaldsay Golf Club  … Course 9 Holes, 18 Tees.

Westray Golf Club  … Course 9 Holes.

Sanday Golf Club  … Course 9 Holes.