Category Archives: £40 – £59

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

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.

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.