Category Archives: Links

87. Archerfield – Dirleton Links. 13 Sep 2018.

One of the two courses on the Archerfield Estate, Dirleton demands a place in the “Faux” Links discussion Round £90…plus hotel residency!   Par 72.  Value (out of 5) – 3.5 Nestled between Muirfield and North Berwick, and adjacent to the magnificent … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 3.5 star, 4 star, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, David J Russell, Edinburgh & The Lothians, Holes, Links, over £100, Overall Value, Price, Private, Region, Since 2000, When Course Established | Comments Off on 87. Archerfield – Dirleton Links. 13 Sep 2018.

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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