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Royal Dornoch Golf Club Championship Course
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Designer: George Duncan, John Sutherland, Old Tom Morris

‘No golfer has completed his education until he has played and studied Royal Dornoch’ Herbert Warren WindThe historic Highlands village of Dornoch, in Scotland’s far north, is home to some of the oldest linksland in the world, primitive golf starting on its


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Designer: Allan Robertson, Old Tom Morris, unknown

Whether golf evolved from a Dutch, Belgian, German, Roman or Chinese sport or is entirely indigenous to Scotland, St Andrews is unquestionably the birthplace of the modern game. The town’s famous Old Course, the oldest continuous golfing field in existence, has been in action since at least


Carnoustie Golf Links Championship Course
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Designer: Allan Robertson, James Braid, James Wright, Old Tom Morris

Situated along the North Sea, across the Bay from St Andrews, lies the resort town of Carnoustie. Its spacious sandy linksland have been a venue for golf since the 1500’s, though its current links were not formalized until 1842. Initially a ten-hole layout designed by Allan Robertson, the f


Gleneagles Resort Kings Course
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Designer: James Braid

Nestled at the foot of the Highlands and surrounded by some of the prettiest countryside in all of Scotland, Gleneagles is a luxury hotel and golf resort situated on the windswept moorlands of Perthshire. It was built by the Caledonian Railway Company during the 1910’s and was most like


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Designer: Kyle Phillips

‘From my first visit to the site I could see the potential for a great course.’ Kyle PhillipsOpening in 2000 to unprecedented levels of international acclaim, Kingsbarns is a remarkable links achievement that stretches along one and a half miles of Fife coastline


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Designer: J.H. Taylor, Old Tom Morris, Sir Guy Campbell

‘Specifically designed by The Almighty for playing golf’ Old Tom Morris on the linksland at MachrihanishSituated at the southern tip of Scotland’s romantic Kintyre Peninsula, the Machrihanish Golf Club is one of the most remote courses in golf and started li


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Designer: Ben Sayers, David Strath, Tom Anderson

Golf was first introduced to the sleepy seaside hamlet of North Berwick in East Lothian during the early 17th century, though it wasn’t until players shifted from the Burgh Common onto what later became the West Links a century later that the game really started to flourish here. Confined a


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Designer: Old Tom Morris

‘A man is less likely to be contradicted in lauding Prestwick than singing the praises of any other course in Christendom’ Bernard DarwinBirthplace of the Open Championship, the historic Prestwick Golf Club is one of the oldest along Scotland’s golf-rich Wes


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Designer: Archie Simpson, Donald Steel, James Braid, Robert Simpson

Although the formation of the (Royal) Aberdeen Golf Club in 1780 was the birth of organized golf in Scotland’s North East, the genesis of the game in this region dates back much further. In fact Aberdeen’s initial layout, the Queen’s Links, was the subject of the world’s e


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The oldest golf club in existence, the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers was formed in 1744 and golfed in both Leith and Musselburgh prior to moving to the messy medium-sized dunes of Muirfield in Gullane in 1891. Overlooking the Firth of Forth, the Muirfield links was first designed by Old


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