Golf in Edinburgh

what to do in edinburgh - golfEdinburgh and the Lothians offer a wide range of parkland and links courses, as well as a variety of driving ranges. Why not take advantage www.openfairways.com or the Lothians and Edinburgh Golf Pass which offers superb discounts on many local courses and is available from local Tourist Information Centres. Call (0131) 4733800 for more information

GOLF FORE YOU

‘Golf fore you’ can help you get a detailed itinerary planned to a tee allowing you to concentrate on your game on one of Scotland’s 550 courses.  www.golf-fore-you.com Call +44 7810 562957 or   contact@golf-fore-you.com

SilverKnowes Golf Course

Fantastic well defined parkland course. 18 hole pay and play. Clubs for hire. All welcome. Open all year. Tel. (0131) 336 3843

CarricKnowes Golf Course

Edinburgh city public course.. 18 hole pay and play. Clubs for hire. All welcome. Open all year. Tel. (0131) 337 1096

Kings Acre Golf Course and Academy

18-hole pay and play parkland course. State of the art practice facility. Tuition, buggy and club hire. Tel. (0131) 6633456 www.kings-acregolf.com

Craigmillar Park Golf Club

Central course with Panoramic views of Edinburgh. Tel. (0131) 6670047

Kilspindie Golf Club

Traditional Scottish links course on the shores of the Forth estuary. Tel (01865) 870358

Braid Hills

Beautiful challenging course featured in Golf Monthly’s 1999 “Golfing Gems of Scotland” . Catering on site by prior arrangement. Tel. (0131 4476666)

North Berwick Golf Club

18-hole championship links course with panoramic views. Tel. (01620) 892135

East Lothian Golf Range

Floodlit golf range with 24 bays. The complex also has a large retail shop and cafe area. Tel. (01875) 616100

Glencourse Golf Range

30 bay floodlit golf range, shop club hire, tuition and snacks. Open January – December. Tel. (0131) 4404200

Gifford Golf Club

9-Hole course set in the foot hills of the Lammermuir hills. Tel. (01620) 810267

Melville Golf Centre

Golf course, floodlit range, shop, tuition and full equipment hire. Open January to December. Tel (0131) 6638038

SilverKnowes Golf Course

Fantastic well defined parkland course. 18 hole pay and play. Clubs for hire. All welcome. Open all year. Tel. (0131) 336 3843

Castle Park Golf Club

Gifford, East Lothian. Tel. (0131) 336 3843Nine hole course due for expansion in May 2002. Fees range from £12 to £22. Discount arranged through hotel.

Edinburgh Golf Centre

Scotland’s long established golf store in the heart of the city. 58 Dalry Road Tel. (0131) 337 5888. www.edinburghgolfcentre.com

On-line Guide to UK golf

Comprehensive on-line resource for golf courses in Scotland and all over the United Kingdom at www.uk-golf.com

Linlithgow Golf Club

Linlithgow Golf club is and 18 hole parkland course with panoramic views of historic Linlithgow and the Forth Valley Tel. (01506) 842585 or visit www.linlithgowgolf.co.uk

Musselburgh Links

The oldest surviving 9 hole course in the world. Try playing with original hickory clubs. Open all year. Tel. (0131) 665 5438 for more information visit www.musselburgholdlinks.co.uk

MPrestonfield Golf Club

Visitors welcome weekdays anytime not between 8am and 10.30am or 12 noon to 1.30pm Saturdays not before 11.30am Sundays. Green Fees: weekdays £20.00 per round £30.00 per day; weekends and Bank Holidays £30.00 per round £40.00 per day. Tel: (0131) 667 1273 or www.prestonfieldgolfclub.co.uk