Scotland – The Birthplace of Golf
Scotland has over 540 golf courses to choose from including world famous championship golf courses such as The Old Course St Andrews, Royal Troon, Carnoustie, Muirfield, Turnberry and Gleneagles. There are also the world-renowned historic Golf Clubs, such as Blairgowrie Rosemount, Cruden Bay, Southerness, Royal Musselburgh, Western Gailes, Tain and Ladybank. New Scottish golf courses such as Kingsbarns, St Andrews Bay Torrance and Devlin courses and The Roxburghe in the Scottish Borders that are firmly part of the 'must play' circuit. And many more classic links, parkland and heathland golf courses that welcome visiting golfers everyday of the year.
Considering the quality and range of golf courses with accommodation to suit
every golfers needs, your first choice for a golf vacation has to be Scotland.
You would be mistaken if you thought that golf in Scotland was just a celebration
of a bygone era. Golf in Scotland is very much alive. Indeed the Scots pride
themselves on having such a density and variety of quality, affordable and accessible
golf courses. All sections of the community, young and old, rich and poor, regularly
enjoy and play golf.
Although Scotland is famous for its many championship golf courses, there is an
abundance of municipal and other courses available for all to enjoy. Classic links
courses are to be found all around the Scottish coast. Inland there are parkland and
lakeside courses. New golf courses are also being built with Palmer and Nicklaus
having waved their magic hand. Even Loch Ness has a golf course – so Scotland offers
the unique opportunity to combine golf with ‘monster’ spotting!