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Scotland is very well known for it’s amazing golf courses but did you there are many great Golf courses in Edinburgh?  Edinburgh has a wealth of high quality, green wide open spaces  so hear are our top favourite Golf courses in Edinburgh if you fancy teeing off when you visit The Scotsman Hotel.

Duddingston Golf Course

Duddingston Golf Club is one of the most outstanding parkland courses in the Lothians and Scotland. Established in 1895 the course has a rich history, challenging design and is set in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat with the meandering Braid Burn a key feature. Such a tranquil setting – and only 10 minutes from Edinburgh city centre!  Whether you are visiting Edinburgh on holiday or you are local, a game of golf at Duddingston Golf Club is a golfing treat and will leave you wanting more. Visitors information and fees can be found by clicking here.

Brunksfield Links

Founded in 1761, the Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society is the fourth oldest in the world and one of Scotland’s most prestigious clubs located only 3 miles from Edinburgh city centre and 1 hour from The Old Course, St Andrews. Bruntsfield offers a very warm welcome to all our visitors and guests. They believe that you will enjoy our challenging yet rewarding Open Qualifying layout and the heritage and history on show within our clubhouse, making Bruntsfield the fourth oldest golf club in the world. Visitors information and fees can be found by clicking here.

Prestonfield Golf Club

Prestonfield Golf Club is a James Braid designed 18 hole parkland course. There is no shortage of challenge or interest on this scenic and entertaining course – made even more fascinating by the variables of wind direction and strength. You will find much to test your skill, inspire the spirit and refresh the mind. Visitors information and fees can be found by clicking here.

Merchants of Edinburgh

Merchants of Edinburgh Golf Club is in the heart of Edinburgh close to the city centre near to all travel links. The course was originally designed by Ben Sayers in 1907 and altered by James Braid in 1936. The course is challenging and fun, boasting fantastic views across Fife, the Lothians and many of Edinburgh’s historic landmarks.  A modern south-facing clubhouse was built in 2001 looking towards the Pentland Hills. Visitors information and fees can be found by clicking here.

Murrayfield Golf Club

With incredible Edinburgh Castle and city views, this beautiful course has an idyllic setting. The present clubhouse was opened in 1912 and overlooks the 1st tee and 18th green, allowing views of players starting and finishing their rounds. Extended and modernised over the years, the current Clubhouse offers excellent facilities for both members and visitors alike and is an ideal place to relax after a round of golf.  The clubhouse offers a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere, with a warm welcome and good food 7 days a week.  Casual dress and golf wear is perfectly acceptable in all areas of the clubhouse.  Visitors information and fees can be found by clicking here.

The Scotsman Hotel offers fantastic Scottish hospitality, a range of room types and suites and a perfect location for exploring the best of Edinburgh and the great golf courses.  Why not start planning your golfing in Edinburgh experience soon…

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