Category Archives: 18 holes

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

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77. Dufftown. 21 June 2018.

Combine two of Scotland’s great pastimes – golf and hill walking – at this great value course    Round £20.   Par 68.  Value (out of 5) – 5 Dufftown has a variety of claims among UK golf courses;  highest hole (9th), … Continue reading

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76. Meldrum House. 19 June 2018.

Aberdeenshire’s “exclusive golf experience” is untypically Scottish and fails to deliver value    Round £85 + hotel residency.   Par 70.  Value (out of 5) – 2 Let’s get something clear – Meldrum House is a beautifully crafted parkland golf course cut … Continue reading

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