Category Archives: Links

84. Lundin. 31 Aug 2018.

This historic links is a marriage made in golfing heaven  Round £75.   Par 70.  Value (out of 5) – 5 Winston Churchill one said “this is a long speech because I’ve not had time to prepare a short one”.  That feels like … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 1851 - 1900, 4 star, 5 star, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Holes, James Braid, Links, Members, Old Tom Morris, Overall Value, Price, Region, The Kingdom of Fife, When Course Established, £60 - £79 | Comments Off on 84. Lundin. 31 Aug 2018.

82. The Glen, East Links, North Berwick. 11 Aug 2018.

Excellent vistas, with some memorable holes, but clearly an overplayed course and a little worse for wear. Round £58.   Par 70.  Value (out of 5) – 3 The seaside town of North Berwick, about 25 miles east of Edinburgh, sits along … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 1901 - 1945, 3 star, 3 star, Ben Sayers, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Edinburgh & The Lothians, Holes, James Braid, Links, Members, Overall Value, Price, Region, When Course Established, £40 - £59 | Comments Off on 82. The Glen, East Links, North Berwick. 11 Aug 2018.

81. St Andrews Old Course. 30 Jul 2018

The Home of Golf – thanks especially to The Champion Golfer of 1995, Mr John Daly! WOW! Round £180.   Par 72.  Value (out of 5) – 5 A few weeks before playing at The Old Course, I received a surprise call … Continue reading

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79. Fortrose & Rosemarkie. 24 June 2018.

Possibly the best located Scottish golf course, with evidence that James Braid’s bunkering came pretty cheap!       Round £55.   Par 69.  Value (out of 5) – 4.5 “The Black Isle?”  Well, it’s not an isle and it’s not particularly black!  … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 4 star, 4.5 star, Before 1850, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Holes, James Braid, Links, Members, Overall Value, Price, Region, The Highlands, £40 - £59 | Comments Off on 79. Fortrose & Rosemarkie. 24 June 2018.