Scottish Gold Coast Experience
The ‘Scottish Gold Coast ‘ Experience
In order to experience the Scottish Gold Coast you must play Muirfield – The home of the Honourable Edinburgh Golfers and a course that has held 16 Open championships – Most recently in 2013. Steeped in history, this course is deemed the fairest test of open golf. Muirfield is the first golf course to be designed in two concentric, opposing loops. The first 9 holes proceed clockwise along the outside edge while the back 9 run counter clockwise in the inner part meaning the wind coming off the North Sea is a constant factor in club selection.
This is one of the purest tests of links golf you will ever experience. It has regularly been voted the best golf course in the United Kingdom–and in the land where golf was invented and in Scotland Gold Coast of golf – there are more great golf courses per square mile than anywhere in the world, telling you just how highly regarded the experience of playing this fantastic golf course is.
In this golden zone of Scottish Gold Coast there are a number of other hidden gems that we will incorporate into your golfing experience – Courses such as North Berwick Links , Gullane , Archerfield and The Glen – You will experience links golf at its very best – demonstrating the different styles of links golf in one fantastic week of Golf.
Arrive into Scotland and be met by one of our team who will assist you with your luggage and take you to your transport where you will be transferred to the Macdonald Marine Hotel – Poignantly positioned overlooking the wonderful North Berwick Golf Course and sea views of the firth of forth as well as the famous bass rock. Dinner will be arranged in one of North Berwick’s local restaurants if required
After a Scottish breakfast you will take the short walk to the North Berwick Links.The West Links Course is a true links golf course located on the edge of the Firth of Forth. It is a true championship course having hosted many events over the years.Playing the course is all about imagination with the sea in play on 6 holes! The beach is just one long and sometimes wet hazard if the tide is in. You will find walls in the middle of fairways and in front of a green. Dinner can be accommodated in the hotel , golf club or alternatively in one of North Berwick’s local restaurants, a real treat awaits you in the seaside town of North Berwick .
After breakfast you will take the short transfer to The Glen golf course where you will face a different test of golf. Scotland’s answer to the much heralded Pebble beach with it’s sea lined views – a course of great stature and an absolute must to play. As a special treat – We will arrange transportation to the city of Edinburgh where you can spend the evening in Scotland’s capital city – enjoying the glorious sights of our capital city as well as sampling the local pubs and bars. We will also book you into one of Edinburgh’s most famous restaurants where you will enjoy some of Scotland’s finest cuisine, perhaps even sample some of our traditional haggis.
After breakfast, golf today will be played at Archerfield Links. A fairly new course built in 2004 but a wonderful test of golf with ‘gorse’ on almost every hole therefore requiring accurate and sensible tee shots. With Muirfield adjoining to this wonderful golf complex – this course has a lot to live up to and the overall experience is phenomenal. Dinner can be arranged at the course or in one of North Berwick’s excellent restaurants.
After breakfast, golf today will be played at the world renowned Muirfield Links. A course that requires no introduction. A Tom Morris design and the number 1 ranked course in the area and ranked 3rd best golf course in Scotland. Impressively this course is ranked 9th from the top 100 golf courses in the world. This masterpiece is unlike any other links courses with two concentric loops on the inner and outer 9 holes meaning you experience all the dramas twice throughout your round. A course that has held 16 open championships and a true test of golf.
After breakfast we will transfer you back to the airport in plenty of time for your flight back home and present you with a personalised gift compliments of Go-golf Scotland. We wish you a safe journey home and “Haste ye Back” to the home of Golf.
- Meet and greet on arrival at your Scottish Airport
- Transfers from and to Airport and to all courses that require transfer
- 5 Nights accommodation in the MacDonald Marine Hotel
- Full Scottish Breakfast each Morning
- 4 rounds of Golf - North Berwick, The Glen , Archerfield Links and Muirfield Links
- Go Golf Scotland Gift on your departure from Scotland
- A dedicated Go Golf Scotland representative to co-ordinate your itinerary prior to arrival and available throughout your stay using our 24 hour contact telephone number