Category Archives: Course Architech

85. Portlethen. 2 Sep 2018.

The “Committee Only” Car Park sums up why Golf has to change to survive. Round £45.   Par 70.  Value (out of 5) – 3 Portlethen, about 7 miles south of Aberdeen, on the A90,  is one of the fastest growing areas … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 1946 - 1999, 3 star, 3 star, Aberdeen City and Shire, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Donald Steel, Holes, Members, Overall Value, Parkland, Price, Region, When Course Established, £40 - £59 | Comments Off on 85. Portlethen. 2 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.

83. Dunkeld & Birnam. 25 Aug 2018.

This brilliantly located course, with great countryside views, is a tough 18 hole undulating walk – I wonder whether in time the club may reflect it should have stayed as a 9 hole layout?  Round £30.   Par 69.  Value (out … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 1851 - 1900, 3.5 star, 4 star, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Heathland, Holes, Members, Old Tom Morris, Overall Value, Perthshire, Price, Region, When Course Established, £20 - £39 | Comments Off on 83. Dunkeld & Birnam. 25 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.