Muirfield Golf Club is situated 21
miles east of Edinburgh, next to the
Village of Gullane.
This is one of the top Golf Clubs in
Scotland that has held The Open golf
tournament 16 times.
Muirfield Golf Club welcomes visitors
with a round costing between £110 and
£270. Postcode: EH31 2EG
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Map for Top Attractions in the area.
The image top is of the Muirfield Golf Club
clubhouse and starters office to the right.
The second image is of the 18th Green with
the Clubhouse behind.
1744 - the Honourable Company of Edinburgh
Golfers was formed playing at Leith Links 5
hole course for almost 100 years.
1836 - the Honourable Company of Edinburgh
Golfers began playing at the Musselburgh Old
Course over its 9 holes. The Musselburgh
Old Course was a Public Course that soon became
over crowded, as golf became more popular.
1891 - the Honourable Company of Edinburgh
Golfers had this new private 18 hole course
built at Muirfield, designed by the famous
golfer Old Tom
1892 - The Open championship was played at
Muirfield Golf Club with Harold Hilton from
1901 - the 5 Star Greywalls Hotel was built next
to Muirfield Golf Club.
2007 - the Senior British Open was Played at
Muirfield with Tom Watson winning.
2013 - Phil Mickelson from the United States
won the last Open to be held at Muirfield.
2016 - Muirfield was taken off The Open rota
as it did not allow Women to join the club,
they were only allowed to play the course as
guests of members.
2017 - Women were allowed to join Muirfield
so the Club would be allowed to hold The Open
Muirfield has held The Open 16 times since
1892 with the winners:
1892 - Harold Hilton - England
1896 - Harry Vardon - Jersey
1901 - James Braid - Scotland
1906 - James Braid - Scotland
1912 - Ted Ray - Jersey
1929 - Walter Hagen - United States
1935 - Alf Perry - England
1948 - Henry Cotton - England
1959 - Gary Player - South Africa
1966 - Jack Nicklaus - United States
1972 - Lee Trevino - United States
1980 - Tom Watson - United States
1987 - Nick Faldo - England
1992 - Nick Faldo - England
2002 - Ernie Els - South Africa
2013 - Phil Mickelson - United States