Lay siege to St Andrews – Castle Course Review

Castle Course St Andrews

Chris Hogben spent four years on the links at St Andrews while studying at Scotland’s oldest University and returns each Spring to play The Old Course and links around the Fife Coast. This year, he took on the latest golf course in the St Andrews Links Trust family, The Castle Course. On a line of … Read moreLay siege to St Andrews – Castle Course Review

Drams and Pro-ams: Golf Scotland’s Highlands

18th hole at Castle Stuart Golf LInks Inverness

Scotland is famous worldwide for Whisky and Golf. Global Golfer’s Scotland Editor Thomas Marr reveals his guide to playing Scotland’s best golf courses for less by entering Pro-am’s and Open Competitions. Scotland is the “Home of the Golf,” and a place of pilgrimage for international golfers wishing to fulfill a life long ambition of teeing … Read moreDrams and Pro-ams: Golf Scotland’s Highlands

Kingsbarns is #1 says Golf Week

6th hole at Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns Golf Links in Fife, Scotland, has been voted the number one modern golf course in Great Britain and Ireland by influential American Magazine Golf Week. The Kyle Phillips-designed links on the coast of Fife near St Andrews beat Scottish rivals Castle Stuart in Inverness and Loch Lomond near Glasgow, ranked second and third respectively. … Read moreKingsbarns is #1 says Golf Week

Crags and Flags – Cullen Golf Club

Amongst sleepy fishing villages in the far north eastern tip of Scotland is a course like no other… Cullen in Banffshire- at just 4597-yards and par 63 – is the epitome of quirkiness. Only an hour’s drive from famed championship links like Cruden Bay and Royal Aberdeen, you may laugh at the prospect of playing … Read moreCrags and Flags – Cullen Golf Club

Reader Review: Queen’s Course, Gleneagles

Queen's Course Gleneagles

Paul Atkinson of Newcastle Upon Tyne, reviews the Queen’s Course at Gleneagles, Perthshire, Scotland Following an early morning outing on the King’s Course I wanted to settle the score on the small, cuter and equally impressive Queen’s course. Right behind the clubhouse the first tee awaits with a sweeping dogleg stretching away in front of … Read moreReader Review: Queen’s Course, Gleneagles

Reader Review: Gleneagles King’s Course

The King's Course at Gleneagles

Four handicapper Paul Atkinson, from Newcastle Upon Tyne, reviews the King’s Course at Gleneagles. Gleneagles estate comes at you from out of the blue. Drive through the ordinary Perthshire village of Auchterarder and around half a mile further you reach an oasis of calm. Gleneagles Estate is one of the great places to play golf … Read moreReader Review: Gleneagles King’s Course

Kingdom of Heaven: golf in St Andrews and Fife

Nowhere in golf stirs the imagination quite like St Andrews – the Home of golf and the Old Course – God’s original layout in Scotland’s eastern Kingdom of Fife. How to get a tee-time at golf’s most famous links Putts of over 100-yards and the approach to the Road Hole New courses – m0re choice … Read moreKingdom of Heaven: golf in St Andrews and Fife

Unsung Hero: golf in Angus

Montrose Links - 450 years old in 2012

Scotland’s Angus county is famous for Carnoustie – arguably the toughest course on the Open Championship rota. Along the Angus coastline and inland, in the shadow of the Grampian Hills among beautiful glens are several little known courses worth praise and acclaim too. More to Angus than “Carnasty” Play the 5th oldest links in the … Read moreUnsung Hero: golf in Angus

Oil the way off the beaten track

Scottish Golf has its places of pilgrimage but Global Golfer stepped off the beaten track and discovered that Aberdeen and the Grampian Highlands well worth the visit… From oil outpost to golf central Tame the Serpentine at Murcar Golf Club Play the 6th oldest golf course in the world at Royal Aberdeen The inspiration for … Read moreOil the way off the beaten track

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