Hotels boost for Scotland’s Whisky and Golf Town

Hole 13 at Macrahanish Dunes Golf Club, Campbelltown, Scotland

Two historic golfing hotels have been refurbished as part of plans to boost golf tourism to Campbelltown and Macrahanish in Scotland, an area once known as the “Whisky Capital of the World.” The Kintyre Development Company, owners of the Macrahanish Dunes Village, have refurbished both the Royal and Ugadale Hotels as part of the first … Read moreHotels boost for Scotland’s Whisky and Golf Town

Spas and Pars at Archerfield Links

Archerfield Links in East Lothian, Scotland, has opened a new rustic spa and luxury members’ lodges at its 36-hole golf resort near North Berwick. The Fletcher’s Cottage Spa has a rustic theme with a thermal area, including marine steam room, rasul mud cure, private bath huts and a salt room using healing Himalayan salt bricks. … Read moreSpas and Pars at Archerfield Links

Scottish Golf Passport given historic stamp of approval

The 9th at Castle Stuart Golf Links

A new passport scheme has been launched to encourage golfers to explore Scotland, the Home of Golf. Musselburgh local Alan Webb chose the historic Old Course in the East Lothian town to unveil his new Scottish Golf Passport. Historic stamp of approval The Musselburgh Old Links course is the “oldest golf course in the world,” … Read moreScottish Golf Passport given historic stamp of approval

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

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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