Category Archives: Private

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.

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.

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

Posted in 18 holes, 1851 - 1900, 3 star, 3.5 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, £20 - £39 | Comments Off on 66. Turnhouse. 10th Oct 2017