Watch this video and discover some of East Lothian's top golfing spots. Video by Gary Eunson.
Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus
Gullane No 1 course
Kingsbarns Golf Links, Fife. One of the three venues for the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
Ladies Scottish Open
Golfers play the 9th hole of the PGA Centenary golf course at Gleneagles, Perthshire
Scotland hosts a number of the biggest tournaments in golf each year, so there are plenty of opportunities to see top golfers in action on Scottish courses from June to October. Key annual tournaments include The Scottish Open, Scottish Senior Open and the Dunhill Links. The Open, the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf, is also hosted in Scotland every two years, as is the RICOH Women's British Open.
Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open
The Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open takes place annually in July and is one of the leading events on the European Tour. The event features some of the world's top golfers competing for £2.5m worth of prize money.
This popular tournament will take place from 7 - 10 July 2016 at Castle Stuart Golf Links in Inverness.
For full ticket details visit the European Tour Tickets website or call the Ticket Hotline on 0800 023 2557.
The Open Championship is golf’s most prestigious and venerable tournament with the finest golfers in the world battling out for the famous Claret Jug. What is certain is that there shall never be a shortage of drama.
From now until 2019, the Ricoh Women’s British Open will return to Scottish courses every alternate year. As one of the five majors in women’s professional golf, and a marquee event on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour, the tournament attracts the best female players from around the world.
The top names in ladies golf battled it out in the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open at Dundonald Links from 24 - 26 July 2015 in Ayrshire & Arran. This Ladies European Tour event presented by EventScotland was a three-day event boasting a unique and innovative format in the guise of a pro-am tournament. Amateurs competed alongside leading Scottish professionals like Catriona Matthew and Carly Booth.
Set on the beautiful Ayrshire coast and offering views of the serene Isle of Arran and Holy Island, the Ladies Scottish Open at Dundonald Links is a tournament where you can see the best of women’s golfing talent in beautiful surroundings. This must-see event is free to attend.
Scottish Senior Open
Archerfield Links, Fidra Course
The Scottish Senior Open will be played at Archerfield Links Golf Club for the first time from 27 - 29 August, with the East Lothian course becoming the sixth different venue to host the long-running tournament.
With a prize fund of £250,000 the tournament will have a field of 60 European Senior Tour professionals, who will play alongside an amateur partner for the first two rounds before the professionals contest the final round on Saturday, August 29.
Scottish Hydro Challenge
Founded in 2006, the Scottish Hydro Challenge takes place in Aviemore each June and is considered one of the premier events on the Challenge Tour, welcoming both international players such as Rafael Cabrera-Bello and Matteo Manassero and local talents including Scott Jamieson and Paul Lawrie.
A brand new event on the 2015 schedule, The Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay was held at Murcur Links Golf Club in Aberdeenshire in from 30 July-2 August. The event saw a 64-man field, competing for a €1 million prize in a match-play format.
Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
One of the most eagerly awaited events on the European Tour, the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship from 1 - 4 October sees tour stars and celebrities play together on some of Scotland's most famous courses. Stars such as Samuel L Jackson, Hugh Grant and Jamie Dornan have all tested their skills over the links of Kingsbarns, Carnoustie and St Andrews alongside the likes of Rory McIlroy.