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    Leven Links

    Leven Links can be described as very generous. This is not in terms of size – it is only a modest 6427 yards. It is a course that has been involved in a lot of sharing – hence generous with its possessions. Leven Links is a typical par 71 links course of Scotland located off The Promenade in Leven, Fife just ten miles south of St. Andrews.

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    Luffness

    Luffness New Golf Club is probably the oldest new course in the world. It was created in 1894 by Tom Morris. The original Luffness Links were on the west of the present course. Some members from the original club broke away to form the Luffness New Golf Club. The course includes nine original holes from Luffness Old Club founded in 1867.

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    Callander

    Scotland is usually associated with seaside links courses but there are lovely inland golf clubs like the Callander Golf Club that allow you to play a challenging round of golf in one of the most scenic parts of the country. Located in the picture postcard surroundings of the Trossachs uplands in Central Scotland, the Callander golf course is a short tight course of 5125 yards. It is within ...

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    Alyth

    Alyth Golf Course comes with an awe inspiring pedigree of creators – reason enough to want to play here. Established in 1894, this 6,259 yard par 70 parkland/heathland layout was originally a nine-hole course that had been designed by the old master of the game, Old Tom Morris. The final extensions were completed in 1934 under the supervision of that other legend, James Braid. There have ...

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    Dunbar

    Just thirty miles away from Edinburgh, in the County of East Lothian, universally acknowledged as the Cradle of Golf, lies a hidden, lesser known gem of Scotland. Dunbar East Links on the eastern edge of Dunbar offers golf all year round and is a classic links golf course, hugging the coast. It offers spectacular views of the Firth of Forth and May Island with the shadowy outline of Fife in ...

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    Prestwick

    A golfing vacation to the Ayrshire coast area of Scotland is a very rewarding experience. Not far from Glasgow, hence very easy to reach, there are rich pickings here for golfers in the numerous world class golf courses located in some of the most scenic spots you can imagine. Prestwick Golf Club, just half an hour south west of Glasgow has a common boundary with Royal Troon and five minutes ...

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    Cruden Bay

    Located just 23 miles north of Aberdeen, on the east coast of Scotland, is a place once dubbed as Brighton of the North. This is Cruden Bay, where golf is believed to have been played from 1791. Thanks to the Great North of Scotland Railway, which commissioned the course, Cruden Bay Golf Course opened in 1899. They also built a fancy hotel of pink granite to attract tourists. Cruden Bay Golf ...

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    Machrihanish

    You can play at Machrihanish Golf Club every day of the week and probably find that it plays quite differently every single time. The location on the Kintyre Peninsula, the temperature, strength and changing direction of the breeze on the course see to that. This is one of the greatest charms and challenges of Machrihanish, a premier golf club in Scotland.

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    Carnoustie

    What can one say about the Carnoustie Golf Course? That the course may be a beauty, and certainly is a beast? That this is how golf was meant to be played? One can say all that and more - but best of all Carnoustie offers a challenge to golfers of all levels.

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    Ladybank

    Ladybank Golf Club is one of Scotland’s best inland courses located in the in the heart of Fife. Unlike other courses here it is sheltered by the Howe of Fife from excessive gusty winds. This course of outstanding quality and rare beauty was originally a six-hole layout designed by Old Tom Morris when Ladybank Golf Club was established in 1879. By 1910 it had been expanded to a circular ...