EDIMBOURG

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EDIMBOURG

With world-renowned courses, this destination is truly a wonderful setting for a game of golf

Edinburgh leaves you spoilt for choice when it comes to golf, with an amazing selection of courses that allow you to make the most of the natural contours of the land while enjoying some testing holes at the same time.

With the capital city of Edinburgh the base for your golfing trip this picturesque part of the home of golf is, unsurprisingly, a haven for golfers worldwide and closer to home. There is a fine mix of courses throughout the region, with everything from traditional, testing links to plush parklands and crafty, little nine holers.

Braid Hills is a historic gem of a golf course, commanding unrivalled panoramic views across the capital. The course offers something for all golfers: a beautiful walk, with unforgettable views to the Castle, Arthurs Seat, North Berwick Law and over the Forth to Fife; a fun challenge with a variety of holes using the natural contours and native gorse bushes to shape the course; and a chance to play on a historic course that was a testing ground for James Braid and Tommy Armour. Braid Hills is a Par 71 that will test the experienced golfer, and give golfers of all abilities a memorable round.

Architect
JAMES BRAID & TOMMY ARMOUR
Distance
5858 yards
Holes
18 holes
Location
27 Braid Hills Approach, Edinburgh EH10 6JY, United Kingdom
Normale
71
Opening year
1893

Founded in 1892, Mortonhall is the oldest course in the City of Edinburgh over which golf is still played and is regarded as one of Scotland’s premier clubs. With its immaculate greens and fairways, lined with mature trees and whin-covered outcrops the course is a superb championship test of 6530 yards, boasting unrivalled scenic views across Edinburgh, the Firth of Forth and the Pentland Hills. The club has hosted the Scottish Amateur Stroke Play and the Scottish Youths Tournaments. Just 4 miles south of Edinburgh Castle itself, Mortonhall Golf Course is a must for any keen golfer visiting the historic City of Edinburgh and offers some of the best golf in Scotland.

It is hard to believe that you are so close to the centre of Edinburgh when you play at Mortonhall.

Just 4 miles south of Edinburgh Castle itself, Mortonhall Golf Club enjoys a rich natural environment with a diverse range of flora and fauna, and magnificent mature trees.

The course measures 6530 yards, par 72 for men and 5636 yards, par 73 for ladies and is a fair, but challenging test of golf. The superb drainage makes play possible for 52 weeks of the year.

There is a first class clubhouse where our in house catering team will ensure you will enjoy a fine meal or just a snack in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere.

Architect
WILLIE PARK, J.H. TAYLOR & JAMES BRAID
Distance
6530 yards
Holes
18 holes
Location
231 Braid Rd, Edinburgh EH10 6PB, United Kingdom
Normale
72
Opening year
1892

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