Category Archives: Edinburgh & The Lothians

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.

86. Archerfield – Fidra Links. 12 Sep 2018.

Superbly designed course that could be considered any of links, parkland or woodland! Round £90…plus hotel residency!   Par 72.  Value (out of 5) – 3.5 I felt a little stupid when the answer came to my question “Why is it called … Continue reading

Posted in 18 holes, 3.5 star, 5 star, Course Architech, Course Owned By, Course Quality, Course Type, David J Russell, Edinburgh & The Lothians, Holes, over £100, Overall Value, Parkland, Price, Private, Region, Since 2000, When Course Established | Comments Off on 86. Archerfield – Fidra Links. 12 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.

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.