Top 5 Must-Play Golf Courses in Scotland

Top 5 Must-Play Golf Courses in Scotland

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The Old Course, St Andrews

Swilken Bridge St Andrews Old Course

No golfing trip to Scotland would be complete without a round on the legendary Old Course.

As the oldest and most iconic golf course in the world, the Old Course is steeped in history and tradition, providing a truly unique experience.

From the famous Swilcan Bridge to the treacherous Hell Bunker, each hole presents a new challenge and a chance to walk in the footsteps of golfing greats.


Carnoustie Golf Links

Carnoustie Golf Course, Scotland

Known for its challenging layout and fierce weather conditions, Carnoustie Golf Links is regarded as one of the toughest courses in the world.

Test your skills on this renowned course, which has hosted multiple Open Championships. With narrow fairways, strategically placed bunkers, and the infamous Barry Burn, Carnoustie will push even the most experienced golfers to their limits.


Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns Golf Course, Scotland for Golf

A modern classic, Kingsbarns Golf Links offers a perfect blend of traditional links design and stunning coastal views.

This highly acclaimed course is a must-play for golf enthusiasts visiting Fife.

Designed by Kyle Phillips, the course seamlessly blends with its natural surroundings, offering a challenging yet enjoyable round for golfers of all skill levels.


Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Royal Dornoch Golf Course, Scotland for Golf

Located in the Highlands, Royal Dornoch Golf Club is a true masterpiece, providing golfers with a challenging yet picturesque round.

With its dramatic landscape and fast greens, Royal Dornoch is a true bucket-list course.

Designed by Old Tom Morris, the course is consistently ranked among the top golf courses in the world, attracting golfers from around the globe seeking to experience its unique combination of beauty and challenge.



Muirfield Golf Course, Scotland for Golf

Home to the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield has hosted numerous Open Championships and is widely regarded as one of the world's finest courses.

Experience the challenge and prestige of playing at this historic venue, known for its demanding layout and immaculate conditioning.

Muirfield's unique clockwise and counter-clockwise loop design provides a varied and exciting test of golf, ensuring a memorable round for all who play here.

Teeing Off at the Old Course, St andrews.


Embark on a golfing journey through Scotland and experience the rich history, stunning landscapes, and world-class courses that make it the Home of Golf. From the iconic Old Course at St Andrews to the challenging links of Carnoustie, these must-play courses are sure to leave a lasting impression on every golfer who visits.

Scotland for Golf are delighted to offer packages that include the best golf has to offer at the home of golf.

Our packages also include hidden gems and time to explore our rich history.

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