Scottish Links Golf
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the real length of a golf course
Royal Aberdeen, Cruden Bay...
Royal Troon, Turnberry, Prestwick...
Royal Dornoch, Castle Stuart, Brora, Nairn...
Just east of Edinburgh
Scotland's Golf Coast
North Berwick, Muirfield, Gullane...
St. Andrews area
Out of the way, but worth a play
Great links golf for everyone
What others say
Scottish golf courses off the beaten path
but too good to miss.
Scotland abounds in unique and magnificent
golf courses. But many are never seen by
visiting goflers because they're not on the
regular tour routes or in a popular golfing
area. These gems lie waiting to be discovered
by the golfer willing to step off the beaten
path in exchange for an unforgettable round
Household names to Scottish golfers and the
cognoscenti, these world-class golf courses would enjoy
worldwide fame if it were not for their
So we're creating a special page for
them. More courses will be added. But for starters,
click on the Machrihanish, Machrihanish Dunes, Pitlochry and Stranraer links on the left.
A friend of ours -- Dan Hare, from the Isle
of Jersey, UK -- has played some of
rare treasures shown below. He knows
loves Scottish golf, and we value his
Here are two "hidden gems" in northern Scotland
you need to know about. Both have "honesty
boxes" for their greens fees if
is closed. --
"Gems you should visit ...
Traigh (on the beautiful Mallaig peninsula).
And Durness, a full day round trip from Dornoch with
some of the best scenery in Scotland. Just
about the most jaw-fropping 9-hole course
I have seen."
|Durness Clubhouse -- northernmost golf course
on the Scotland mainland.
||Durness 15th hole, also the 6th.
Stranraer, on the banks of Loch Ryan, is
also the Stena Ferry port, for crossing to