Category Archives: Local Authority

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

Posted in 18 holes, 5 star, 5 star, Before 1850, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Holes, Links, Local Authority, over £100, Overall Value, Price, Region, The Kingdom of Fife, Unknown, When Course Established | Comments Off on 81. St Andrews Old Course. 30 Jul 2018

75. Arbroath. 6 May 2018.

A must visit course for US Historians, fish lovers and record book chasers!        Round £40.   Par 70.  Value (out of 5) – 4 Arbroath is the largest town in Angus and it’s golf course sits about 2 miles … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 1851 - 1900, 4 star, 4.5 star, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Dundee & Angus, Holes, James Braid, Links, Local Authority, Old Tom Morris, Overall Value, Price, Region, When Course Established, Willie Fernie, £40 - £59 | Comments Off on 75. Arbroath. 6 May 2018.

68. Braid Hills No 1. 16th Oct 2017.

Edinburgh’s public gem too prominent to be called “hidden”    Summary:  Round  £25.30.   Par 70.  Value (out of 5) – 4.5 Braid Hills “No 1” is a wonderful public 18 hole golf course carved among the gorse and hillocks of Braid Hills on the … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 1851 - 1900, 4 star, 4 star, Bob Ferguson, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Edinburgh & The Lothians, Heathland, Holes, Local Authority, Overall Value, Peter McKewan, Price, Region, When Course Established, £20 - £39 | Comments Off on 68. Braid Hills No 1. 16th Oct 2017.

56. Portobello. 25th Oct 2016.

Easy walking 9 hole public course – but a no rake policy!  Round £9.30.  Par 32.  Value (out of 5) 1.5 Portobello is a short 9 hole pay-for-play course operated by Edinburgh Leisure, which manages 6 golf courses on behalf of Edinburgh Council; an annual … Continue reading

Posted in 1.5 star, 2 star, 9 holes, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Edinburgh & The Lothians, Holes, Local Authority, Overall Value, Parkland, Price, Region, under £20, Unknown, unknown, When Course Established | Comments Off on 56. Portobello. 25th Oct 2016.