Golf in Scotland is a historical phenomenon. According to records the game was first played in 1457 after which it was banned by King James II.
Golf is a national pastime for Scots since 1502!
The Stewart monarchs were themselves keen to develop golf in Scotland. The reputed Scottish golf courses lie in parkland, moorland, pasture or heathland.
If you are a golf lover, Scotland can be an ideal place to spend your vacation.
You can engage yourself in thrilling activities like – shoot game, fishing on a river or Scottish loch, play golf, visit a Scottish castle, hunt deer and dream of our Braveheart “William Wallace”. Walking, boating, cycling and water sports are for everyone.
With traditional warm Scottish hospitality you can relax here, listen to pipes and transcend in the world of history.
Dalmunzie Golf Club
This club is located in the heart of Perthshire, near Spittal of Glenshee. Dalmunzie Golf Club is a nine hole moorland course. This is the first choice for beginners and golfers who want to increase their skills. The golf course at Dalmunzie is not long – actually it is only 2100 yards. The Golf course is surrounded by mountains on three sides with an abundant of wildlife on the course. Grouse, deers and even rabbits run wild on the moors.
Rosemount Golf Course
This golf course exists in history of golf in Scotland since 1889. Greg Norman have to be fond of this Perthshire peach, as he was the first Australian to win his first European Tour event here.
No doubt, it is one of the best inland courses. Fairways are bordered with troublesome trees and patches of heather. Accuracy is the key to play golf in Scotland.
Near to Rosemount course, there is Lansdowne Golf Course which was opened in 1977. It is the first priority for visitors who come to Blairgowrie to see Lansdowne.
Gleneagles – Kings Course
At Gleneagles, there are 3 golf courses. All golf courses are great but King’s Course is the best of all. Throughout the year, it is kept in perfect condition and it also shares the reputation of being the best inland course in Scotland.
There are 18 holes at Kings Course, each of them offer different type of golf – from drives to approach shots to elevated greens, elevated tees to cambered fairways, wickedly angled greens, sweeping plateau doglegs and much more.
Add present wildlife and the majestic scenery if you are residing at Gleneagles Hotel. With all these excellence and experience in Scotland – playing golf in Scotland will live long in your memories.
If you haven’t been there don’t delay, plan your next vacation for Scotland.
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