Royal Burgess (79)
The Royal Burgess Golfing Society golf course is located on the outskirts of Edinburgh in Scotland. The Society was founded in 1735 making it the oldest golfing society in the world. It is also only one of 10 ‘Royal’ golf clubs in Scotland.
The mature parkland course was originally designed by Willie Park Jr with further improvements from Henry Colt and Philip Mackenzie Ross. The course at Barnton is set in beautiful parkland and has a wide variety of many mature tree including a large number of specimen trees. Royal Burgess Golfing Society is located on the peripheries of Edinburgh and is only 10 minutes from the city centre. The course is easily accessible by road, by rail and by air.Royal Burgess’ course is a 18 parkland with a par of 73 and a length of 5162m.
The ocurse is lovingly maintained by the dedicated greenstaff is well known for its smooth fast greens, lush manicured fairways and it’s well positioned and designed bunkers.Royal Burgess is primarily a members club but visitors and guest are made to feel welcome. Except during Society competitions are taking place, visitor tee times are available from 9.30am to 12pm and from 2pm on weekdays and from 2.30pm on Saturdays and from noon on Sundays. Green fees are reasonable for a course of such prestige and are slightly more on weekends and public holidays. Buggies, trolleys and clubs are available to hire from the club.
The Clubhouse is a mix of tradition and functionality. The main public rooms overlook the course with a selection of historic paintings and memorabilia. The course offers both fine and casual dining opportunities and aims to provide the highest standard of service and cuisine to members and visitors alike. The professional shop at Royal Burgess is fully stocked with the latest golfing equipment and offers club repairs and a very professional and highly regarded coaching service.Royal Burgess Golfing Society is an interesting and unique course which provides a rewarding challenge to golfers of all abilities