Category Archives: 4 star

88. Murrayshall. 16 Sep 2018

Murrayshall is a nice parkland course, but its hotel partner course (Lynedoch) is much better value. Round  £50 ( variable on-line).   Par 70.  Value (out of 5) – 3 The Murrayshall estate, first built in 1664, was established as a commercially successful … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 1946 - 1999, 3 star, 4 star, Commercial, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Hamilton J Stutt, Holes, Overall Value, Parkland, Perthshire, Price, Region, When Course Established, £40 - £59 | Comments Off on 88. Murrayshall. 16 Sep 2018

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.

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.