SCOTLAND GOLF REGIONS
St Andrews & Fife
THE OLD COURSE, KINGSBARNS, CARNOUSTIE, DUMBARNIE, GLENEAGLES, CRAIL, JUBILEE
St Andrews and the county of Fife are the centerpieces of any golfers first journey to Scotland. There is much more here than just The Old Course, the region overflows with classic links courses... Carnoustie, Kingsbarns, Muirfield, Gleneagles, Crail, Gullane and North Berwick to name just a few. The area just might have the greatest concentration of classic links courses in the world.
ROYAL DORNOCH, FORTROSE, CASTLE STUART, MORAY, NAIRN, BRORA, GOLSPIE, TAIN
The Highlands are famous for Loch Ness, stunning scenery, great whisky and, of course, amazing golf. This region is home to Royal Dornoch Golf Club, which by itself is worth the trek north. But the Highlands offers so much more, with Castle Stuart, Nairn, Brora, Fortrose, Golspie and Moray being among the very best in all of Scotland. And complete your Highlands trip with a distillery visit and whiskey tasting... Glenmorangie, Glenlivet and Macallan are among the very best.
ROYAL TROON, PRESTWICK, TURNBERRY, WESTERN GAILES, DUNDONALD, GAILES LINKS
The west coast is one of Scotland’s most historic and beloved golfing regions and some say is the very heart of Scotland’s golfing heritage. For many people, the west is as spectacular and historic as St. Andrews. Home to some of the worlds most famous and iconic golf clubs... Royal Troon, Prestwick, Turnberry, Western Gailes and Dundonald Links. Among the classic links courses here, the Open Championship has been hosted by one or another 37 times.
The Northeast Coast
ROYAL ABERDEEN, CRUDEN BAY, TRUMP SCOTLAND, PETERHEAD, MURCAR, NEWBURGH
Many golfers visiting Scotland don’t go beyond Edinburgh or St Andrews, but for those willing to journey further north along the North Sea, the rewards are immense. This historic stretch of coastline is home to some of the world’s finest and most revered links... Royal Aberdeen, Cruden Bay, Trump International, Murcar and Peterhead. The area actually has over 70 courses to choose from.