Postcard From Highland Links

Highland Links SignOn the remote high bluffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in North Truro, Massachusetts is a lovely old links style course dating back to 1892 called Highland Links. It has none of the panache of it’s more fabled cousins in Massachusetts yet it is a quirky place of pure golf fascination for those who appreciate links golf. At Highland Links you are in for a walk through sand dunes covered in tight underbrush and Scottish broom, sweeping hills meandering through rugged terrain, and perches with beach and ocean views that will bedazzle you.

The OceanDune caps, Atlantic, and beyond…….

Practice GreeModest putting green greets you outside the understated golf shop.

Practice TeeFull practice facility for pre-round preparation.

HL #1 GreenFirst green with an eclectic collection of artifacts on the horizon.

HL #2 BDune walls overlooking the sweeping ramp on the second could be almost anywhere in the Scottish Highlands.

Epcot Center DomeInter-stellar communications behind the third tee….ET phone home………

GoWith so many blind landing areas they employ the latest in high tech warning systems.

HL #5The hilltop green setting on the fifth framed by dune and porpoise play lands.

Pointing Out The PondYou have to love an environmental sense of humor.

HL #6 GreenNeedless to say visualization is required for the approach into the sixth green.

HL #7 GreenSmall coffee table green on the par three seventh…not a lot of room to put your feet up…or the ball for that matter.

HL #9 BunkerOne of the less docile green side bunkers…Bandon or Royal County Down…you choose.

HL #9The postcard finishing hole leaves you with a scrapbook memory for tonight’s dinner conversation.

September, 2013

For more detail click to see the Highland Links Golf Course Review

For tourist information click to see the Highland Lighthouse Brochure

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