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Golf in Scotland Brochure 2015
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Golf at Gullane, East Lothian
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Watch this video and discover some of East Lothian's top golfing spots. Video by Gary Eunson.

The Open Championship is one of the most prestigious competitions on the UK golfing calendar. In three out of every five years, the competition is held in Scotland and the courses have developed a reputation as being some of the most challenging and picturesque courses around.

From the very first Open held back in 1860 at Prestwick, overlooking the Ayrshire coast, to the 2013 event at Muirfield in East Lothian, it is a hugely popular event which draws thousands of spectators and world-class golfers year-on-year

  • Turnberry Ailsa Course, Ayrshire
    Turnberry Ailsa Course, Ayrshire
  • One of the greens, complete with bunkers at the coastal Dunbar Golf Club in East Lothian © David J Whyte
    Dunbar Golf Club, East Lothian © David J Whyte
Looking onto the clubhouse at Royal Troon Golf Club

Open Challenge

Test your golfing skill by enjoying a game at one of the courses which has hosted the prestigious Open Championship.

The 18th green at Gullane No 1 Course, East Lothian © David J Whyte

Open Qualifiers

Tee-off at one of the world-class golf courses in East Lothian which are used as qualifiers for the Open Championship.