Category Archives: Before 1850

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.

63. Leven Links. 24th Aug 2017.

Check the wind forecast and prepare accordingly on this historic links! Summary:  Cost £50.  Par 71.  Score 97. Value (out of 5) – 3.5. Leven Links golf course lies on a beautiful piece of links land running almost exactly in … Continue reading

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17. Scotscraig. 23rd May 2015

Great links worth the visit if you’re also playing St Andrews  Summary:  Midweek £65 (round); £85 (day); weekend (morning) £80.   Par 71.  Value (out of 5) – 3.5 Detail:  Scotscraig was founded in 1817 by some members of the St. Andrews Society of Golfers … Continue reading

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