Played here as a precursor to Brora and Royal Dornoch and was thoroughly entertained. A lovely drive over the bridge from Inverness through the Black Isle (not sure how it got that name) brings you to to the little village of Fortrose and naturally the course is just down a side street. The gorse was in full bloom and the sun was shining - wow! A very neat and engaging course with plenty of interesting moments. From the opener you are always looking to thread the gorse so be straight. Loved the par 3 5th near a ruin and then across the road and back up the inland side. The 13th was excellent and one of several fun short par 4s. This is a course to really enjoy and you can chat to the people wandering along the beach going up to see the lighthouse and the dolphins. Good quality golf.
Date: May 25, 2019