Category Archives: 3 star

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.

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.

71. Anstruther. 31st Oct 2017.

Take on  the UK’s toughest par 3, “The Rockies”.      Summary:  Round £28.   Par 31.  Value (out of 5) – 3 Anstruther Golf Club sits on the Fife coast between the villages of Anstruther and Pittenweem about 9 miles south of St … Continue reading

Posted in 1851 - 1900, 3 star, 3 star, 9 holes, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Holes, Links, Members, Old Tom Morris, Overall Value, Price, Region, The Kingdom of Fife, When Course Established, £20 - £39 | Comments Off on 71. Anstruther. 31st Oct 2017.

67. Bridge of Allan. 11th Oct 2017.

A 9 hole course from bygone days worth experiencing.  Summary:  Round  £20.   Par 33.  Value (out of 5) – 4 There can’t be many golfers who play Bridge of Allan for the first time that find the par 3 1st green with … Continue reading

Posted in 1851 - 1900, 3 star, 3 star, 9 holes, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Holes, Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & the Forth Valley, Old Tom Morris, Overall Value, Parkland, Price, Private, Region, When Course Established, £20 - £39 | Comments Off on 67. Bridge of Allan. 11th Oct 2017.