Category Archives: Edinburgh & The Lothians

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.

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.

66. Turnhouse. 10th Oct 2017

Nice layout with good greens with upside for plane spotters!  Summary:  Round  £35.   Par 69.  Value (out of 5) – 3.5 Turnhouse golf course was laid out with 9 holes in 1897, and extended to 18 holes a few years later.  The … Continue reading

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60. Dalmahoy West. 7th May 2017

Pleasant parkland course which would be ideal for the more social of society golf days.   Summary:  Cost “between £30 – £55”.  Par 68.  Score 88.  Value (out of 5) – 2.   So it has taken until 7th May to blog the first … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 1901 - 1945, 2 star, 3 star, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, Edinburgh & The Lothians, Holes, James Braid, Overall Value, Parkland, Price, Private, Region, When Course Established, £40 - £59 | Comments Off on 60. Dalmahoy West. 7th May 2017