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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.

  • A player tees off at the golf course at Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, West Lothian
    A player tees off at the golf course at Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, West Lothian
  • One of the greens, complete with bunkers at the coastal Dunbar Golf Club in East Lothian © David J Whyte linksland.com
    Dunbar Golf Club, East Lothian © David J Whyte linksland.com
  • Looking across the 18th green and to the houses beyond at Gullane No 1 Golf Course in East Lothian © David J Whyte linksland.com
    The 18th hole at Gullane No 1 Golf Course, East Lothian © David J Whyte linksland.com
  • Muirfield 10th © Linksland
    Muirfield 10th © Linksland

Edinburgh & The Lothians leaves you spoilt for choice when it comes to golf, with an amazing selection of courses that allow you to make the most of the natural contours of the land while enjoying some testing holes at the same time

The city of Edinburgh has a good selection of quality courses with amazing views of the cityscape and surrounding hills. Braid Hills is a testing hill-top course from which you can see Edinburgh Castle, Arthur’s Seat and on to the Pentland Hills and the Firth of Forth. It was designed by three times Open champion Bob Ferguson and Peter McEwan, a 19th century clubmaker from Musselburgh. Founded in 1761, Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society on the outskirts of Edinburgh is the fourth oldest in the world. This attractive parkland course offers a challenging game and has been a Regional Qualifying Venue for the Open.

East Lothian is blessed with a wide array of stunning and historic golf courses. Muirfield, which was the venue for The Open Championship in 2013, is just one of the many great golf courses on 'Scotland's Golf Coast'. Gullane boasts three fantastic golf courses, and will be hosting the 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open from 9-12 July 2015. The Championship will be played over a composite of Course No. 1 and Course No. 2. Musselburgh has a long association with the game of golf and Archerfield Links Golf Club has two outstanding 18-hole courses: the Dirleton Links and the Fidra Links. The excellent links at Craigielaw Golf Club is home to the long established and internationally known Eric Grandison Golf School. For more information on playing in the area, check out some inspiring golf itineraries, and make savings with the East Lothian Golf Pass.

West Lothian also has a rich golfing heritage. Treat yourself to a stay at the luxurious Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, and play the fantastic East and West courses. Further west you will find Linlithgow Golf Course, a championship standard parkland course which has stunning views over the Forth Estuary.

Midlothian has a wealth of golfing delights within easy reach of Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. Just 6 miles to the southeast of the city is the mature parkland course at Broomieknowe Golf Course. This superb easy walking course sits on an elevated height and affords superb views of the surrounding countryside. Midlothian is also home to the well established and picturesque parkland course at Glencourse Golf Club, which has a number of challenging holes to keep you on your toes.

Wherever you choose to play, keep a look out for the Golfers Welcome scheme, which accredits accommodation providers that offer dedicated golf facilities like secure club storage, weather updates and details of local golf suppliers.

Browse the list below for more golf courses in the Edinburgh.

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  1. North Berwick Golf Club

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    North Berwick

    The famous West Course at North Berwick is one of the earliest courses laid out on the eastern seaboard of Scotland where the sea had receded and left in its wake sandy wastes broken and divided by channels into which the tides ebbed and flowed.

  2. Dalmahoy East Golf Course

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    Ratho

    A big inland golf course which has hosted many important Scottish amateur and professional events since Braid laid it out in 1927.

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    Gullane

    Gullane No. 3 (1910) was also designed by Willie Park Jr. It may be the shortest of the three courses, but it provides a wonderful test based on shot-making skills rather than power.

  4. Eric Grandison Golf School

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    Aberlady

    The ERIC GRANDISON GOLF SCHOOL ,Craigielaw Golf Club in East Lothian, Edinburgh’s Golfing Coastline, only 20 minutes from Edinburgh. - Flightscope 3D Ultasonic Ball Tracker - Sam PUTT LAB 3 D - "The Ultimate Golf Learning Experience"

  5. Edinburgh Travel Limited

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    Edinburgh

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  6. Uphall Golf Course

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    Uphall

    Uphall has a great par four opener that shares the fairway with the following hole.

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    Edinburgh

    The Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society is the fourth oldest golf club in the world dating back to 1761 when members played on the Bruntsfield Links in Edinburgh.

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    Edinburgh - City Centre

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  9. Best of Scotland Tours

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    Dalkeith

    Types of tours available: Owner driver/guide: fully insured to carry up to eight passengers in comfort for tours around Scotland. Tour management: Experienced tour manager who has worked for some of the world’s biggest tour companies. Extended tours:

  10. Linlithgow Golf Club

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    Linlithgow

    Linlithgow is a short but challenging course. The course combines long and difficult holes with short, but challenging ones providing interest for all levels of golfer.

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