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Golf in Scotland Brochure 2015
Download golf e-brochures ››

Download the digital versions of our latest golf guides and start planning your perfect golf trips in Scotland

Golf at Gullane, East Lothian
Scotland's Golf Coast ››

Watch this video and discover some of East Lothian's top golfing spots. Video by Gary Eunson.

Scotland is the Home of Golf with more courses per head of population than anywhere else in the world. The range and breadth of courses available means that whatever your level and course preference, you'll never be far from fairways and greens suited to you. From James Braid-designed courses, to coastal links and Open Championship venues, Scotland is truly a golfer’s paradise.

Whether it's a visit to the spiritual home of golf at St Andrews to play a round on the oldest and most iconic course in the world, or to Speyside to experience golfing in Malt Whisky country, you’ll be sure to find your perfect place to tee off.

  • Looking across the 4th hole at Cruden Bay golf course in Aberdeenshire
    Cruden Bay golf course, Aberdeenshire
  • The Malt Whisky Trail sign on the A941, Moray
    The Malt Whisky Trail sign on the A941, Moray
  • Turnberry Ailsa Course, Ayrshire
    Turnberry Ailsa Course, Ayrshire
Looking across the 4th hole at Cruden Bay Golf Course, with Port Errol in the background.

Brief encounters

Discover the challenge and beauty of Scotland's short holes, including Royal Troon's Postage Stamp and Redan at North Berwick.

A sign for a Distillery visitor centre on the Malt Whisky Trail, Speyside

Tee and whisky

Recount tales from your round of golf on one of James Braid's finest courses over a dram at a local whisky distillery.

Turnberry Resort

Signature Courses

Scotland's signature courses have all played host to the Open Championship and welcome golfers to experience them too.

Golf ball on tee

Find your course

As you would expect from The Home of Golf, Scotland boasts hundreds of courses of all styles across the country that cater for every level of player. Browse our course listings and find the ideal one that suits your budget and itinerary.

Muirfield, venue for the 2013 Open

Free top 100 courses poster

Download the Scottish Daily Mail's top 100 courses poster, which includes Muirfuild, Royal Dornoch and Boat of Garten, to see how many you can tick off!