Category Archives: 4.5 star

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

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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.

70. Tain. 25th Oct 2017.

Old Tom Morris’ creation is a “must play” if you head North.     Summary:  Round up to £60.   Par 70.  Value (out of 5) –4.5 Standing on the innocuous looking first tee at Tain, visitors will most likely think “is this it?”;  … Continue reading

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62. Carnoustie Burnside. 9th Aug 2017.

Treading on possibly the very origins of links golf Summary: Cost £46. Par 68.  Score 85. Value (out of 5) – 4.5. The Burnside course, or more correctly the Carnoustie Burnside course, is eclipsed by its magnificent Championship course neighbour, … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 1901 - 1945, 4 star, 4.5 star, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Dundee & Angus, Holes, James Braid, Links, Overall Value, Price, Region, Trust, When Course Established, £40 - £59 | Comments Off on 62. Carnoustie Burnside. 9th Aug 2017.