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Edinburgh and Lothian Golf Courses that welcome visitors with websites, price guides, phone numbers, maps and reviews.

The Edinburgh and Lothian Golf Courses listed on this page all have bar diners or restaurants for meals and drinks before or after a game.

Many Edinburgh Golf Clubs offer discounts for parties and rounds with catering included.

Most Club Professional Shops hire out golf clubs, best phone to check though before booking.

Edinburgh Taxis charge about £20 each way from the city centre up to 6 miles.

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Top Touring Courses: used to host The Open or other Major Tournaments, prices from £90 - £400 per round.


Links golf course 21 miles east of Edinburgh. Regarded by many top players as the "fairest" on the rota of courses used for the Open Championship, and one of the top golf courses in Scotland. Tel: 01620 842 123.
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Gullane Golf

Gullane Golf Club
Links courses 20 miles east of Edinburgh at Gullane. Gullane No.1 has hosted international Championship events, including the Scottish Amateur Championship and Open Championship Qualifying. Gullane No.2 has also been used for Open Championship Qualifying. Gullane No.3 is shorter and less expensive. Tel: 01620 842 255.
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The Renaissance Club

The Renaissance Club
Links course 22 miles east of Edinburgh. Opened in 2008 as a top Golf Club in Scotland, hosting the Scottish Open, Scottish Seniors Open and Scottish Ladies Open. You normaly have to stay and play. Tel: 01620 850 901.
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Grade One Courses: almost as good as the Top Touring Courses with excellent facilities, some are used for Open Qualifying, most prices from £60 - £100.

Prestonfield Golf

Prestonfield Golf Club
Links course 2 miles southeast. In a spectacular location at the foot of Arthur's Seat and the Salisbury Crags, under a mile from Princes Street and the City Centre. Tel: 0131 667 8597.
. EH16 5HS

Duddingston Golf

Duddingston Golf Club
Parks course 3 miles southeast. Beneath the spectacular backdrop of Arthur's Seat with a signature feature being the Temple, a monument built by the Duke of Abercorn. Tel: 0131 661 7688.
. EH15 3QD

Bruntsfield Links Golf

Bruntsfield Links Golf Club
Parks course 4 miles west. One of the most attractive settings of any golf course in a city with views over the Firth of Forth. Has hosted the British Seniors, British Boys, Scottish Youths and Mid Amateur Championships. Tel: 0131 336 1479.
. EH4 6JH

Kingsknowe Golf

Kingsknowe Golf Club
Parks course 4 miles southwest. Cherry tree-lined fairways from which golfers must play to the well-guarded and relatively small greens. Tel: 0131 441 1145.
. EH14 2JD

Royal Burgess Golf

Royal Burgess Golf Club
Parks course 6 miles west in beautiful parkland with a many mature trees.Members take pride in the quality of presentation of the course. Tel: 0131 339 2075.
. EH4 6BU

Dalmahoy Golf

Dalmahoy Golf Resort
Parks courses 7 miles southwest. Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club is set within 1,000 acres of parkland, just 7 miles from the centre of Edinburgh with two 18-hole golf courses (one championship course), a PGA-approved golf academy, gym, indoor swimming pool, spa and tennis. Tel: 0131 333 1845 .
. EH27 8EB

Musselburgh Golf

Musselburgh Golf Club
Parks course 8 miles east. A demanding parkland course in a loop formed by the River Esk by the historic village of Inveresk. The course is densely populated by trees and at 6700 yards is a real test. Tel: 0131 665 2005.
. EH21 6SA

Ratho Park Golf

Ratho Park Golf Club
Parks course 8 miles southwest. An easy walking parkland course by the Union Canal, and completely encircled by trees, providing a challenge to all standards. Tel: 0131 335 0068.
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Turnhouse Golf Club
Parks course 8 miles west. Views to the mountains of the Scottish Highlands, the River Forth, and the Pentland Hills. Tel: 0131 339 1014.
. EH12 0AD

Archerfield Links Golf

Archerfield Links Golf CLub
Links courses 22 miles east of Edinburgh. Archerfield & Dirleton links is an entirely private venue for seclusion and historic beauty in its East Lothian surroundings. This one is about £200 round. Tel: 01620 897 050.
. EH39 5HU

Craigielaw Golf

Craigielaw Golf Club
Links course 17 miles east. Unveiled in 1998, this Donald Steel design is one of the newest in Lothian. An open and often windswept links that looks like it's been here for decades. Tel: 01875 870 800.
. EH32 0PY

Deer Park Golf & Country Club
Parks course. 13 miles southwest of Edinburgh, a regional qualifying course for the British Open and host to the Scottish Championships, 6,690 yard par 72, one of the most challenging and exciting courses in the UK. Tel: 01506 446 699.
. EH54 8AB

Dunbar Golf

Dunbar Golf Club
Links course 30 miles east at Dunbar. Designed by Old Tom Morris around 1850 as a Championship links course that stretches across 6404 yards of coastal terrain. All the major Scottish Championships have been played here and used as an Open qualifier on several occasions. Tel: 01368 862 317.
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Glen Golf

Glen Golf Club
Links course 29 miles east of Edinburgh, a North Berwick East Links course with superb views across the Firth of Forth, providing an enjoyable test of golf for all levels of player. Tel: 01620 892 726.
. EH39 4LE

Kilspindie Golf

Kilspindie Golf Club
Links course 18 miles east. Under 6000 yards but the tight layout and the winds which can whip in from the sea mean it is always a challenge to play to the par of 69. Tel: 01875 870 695.
. EH32 0QD

Longniddry Golf

Longniddry Golf Club
Woodland links course 18 miles east. A combination of woodland and links, with many holes featuring tree-lined fairways, whilst the dry, sandy soil gives them a links feel. Tel: 01875 852 141.
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Luffness New Golf

Luffness New Golf Club
Links course 19 miles east by Gullane in the heart of the renowned golfing country on the East Lothian coastline. Founded in 1894 and designed by Old Tom Morris, challenging and enjoyable golf in a historic setting. This one is about about £150 round. Tel: 01620 843 336.
. EH32 0QA

Murrayfield Golf

Murrayfield Golf Club
Parks course 19 miles east. A parkland/heathland layout offering golfers of all abilities a fair test with magnificent views over Edinburgh, East Lothian & Fife. Tel: 0131 337 3478.
. EH12 6EU

North Berwick Golf

North Berwick Golf Club
Links course 28 miles east at North Berwick. A perfect blend of tradition, hospitality and golfing challenge. The course is a true Links, starting from the town centre and stretching west along the shores of the Firth of Forth. This one is over £120 a round. Tel: 01620 895 040.
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Royal Musselburgh Golf

Royal Musselburgh Golf Club
Parks courses 15 miles east. This picturesque course certainly worth the visit with the Old Club Cup dating back to 1774, the oldest trophy still competitively played for in the world. Tel: 01875 819 000.
. EH32 9RP

Grade Two Courses: Less formal & less expensive than Grade One Courses, but still excellent courses, price guide £30 - £60 per round.

Craigmillar Park Golf

Craigmillar Park Golf Club
Parks course 3 miles south. Panoramic views over the city in the Green Belt away from traffic noise. Partly built on the hillside largely rolling parkland in character. Tel: 0131 667 0047.
. EH9 3HG

Liberton Golf

Liberton Golf Club
Parks course 3 miles southeast. Rolling parkland in the south east of Edinburgh with tight fairways and relatively small well guarded greens. Tel: 0131 664 3009.
. EH16 5UJ

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Merchants of Edinburgh Golf Club
Parks course 3 miles south of Edinburgh centre, originally designed by Ben Sayers in 1907 and altered by James Braid in 1936, challenging and fun with views across Fife, the Lothians and many of Edinburgh's landmarks. Tel: 0131 447 1219.
. EH10 5PY

Baberton Golf

Baberton Golf Club
Parks course 5 miles southwest. A challenging layout on undulating terrain with spectacular views of the Pentland Hills and Edinburgh Castle and the Edinburgh skyline to the east.. Tel: 0131 453 4911.
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Silverknowes Golf Club
Parks course 5 miles northwest. On the southern side of the Firth of Forth offering a good golfing challenge to players of all standards. Easy to walk with views across the water. Tel: 0131 336 5359.
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Kings Acre Golf

Kings Acre Golf Club
Parks course 6 miles southeast. Challenging and enjoyable par 70 course and state of the art Golf Academy, regarded as amongst the finest in Scotland. Tel: 0131 663 3456.
. EH18 1AU

Musselburgh Links Old

Musselburgh Links Old Course
Links course 7 miles east. The oldest golf course in the world, attracting visitors from all over the world to play on this historic course. Open to the public all year round. Tel: 0131 653 5122.
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Castle Park Golf Club
Parks course 23 miles east. Amongst mature woodlands of the Yester Estate with the Lammermuir Hills to the South. Tel: 01620 810 733.
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Haddington Golf Club
Parks course 20 miles east. Incorporated within the boundaries of a former country estate and in peaceful walled surroundings by the River Tyne. Tel: 01620 822 727.
. EH41 4PT

Pumpherston Golf

Pumpherston Golf Club
Parks course 14 miles southwest. An excellent test of golf with water features throughout the 6000 yard par 70 course and greens built to USGA standards, a true challenge for all abilities. Tel: 01506 433 337.
. EH53 0LQ

Winterfield Golf

Winterfield Golf Club
Links course 30 miles east of Edinburgh by Dunbar with spectacular views to the Firth of Forth, Bass Rock and Isle of May. Tel: 01368 863 562 .
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