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Scotland’s Golf Coast boasts 14 Courses in Golf World’s Top 100

2.40pm 8th May 2015 - Travel

The Renaissance Club
The Renaissance Club

Scotland’s Golf Coast is delighted to announce that it has 14 courses listed in Golf World Magazine’s Top 100 Scottish Courses. Once again Muirfield has topped the list, with North Berwick, Gullane No. 1 and The Renaissance Club also being named highly in the top 30 rankings.

Meanwhile the excitement comes in the no.30-no.50 section with the rise of Dunbar and Kilspindie, meaning there are now 5 courses in this section, indicating the depth of quality of courses along Scotland’s Golf Coast.

Scotland’s Golf Coast is one of the best regions for golf in the world, with 22 must-play golf courses along 30 miles of stunning East Lothian coastline, offering choice to golfers of all standards and tastes. Many famous courses located within Scotland’s Golf Coast: Musselburgh Links, the oldest continuously played golf course in the world; Muirfield, an Open Championship course; Gullane Golf Club, host to the 2015 AAM Scottish Open; Archerfield Links, home to the world’s first Nike Performance Fitting Centre; and The Renaissance Club, a world-class exclusive haven for golfers.

Dunbar Golf Club
Dunbar Golf Club

Offering year-round golf, the county offers traditional links and classic inland golf courses, many steeped in history and complimented by modern, challenging, courses. Coupled with friendly clubhouses and affordable green fees, Scotland’s Golf Coast Road provides easy access for visitors and short journeys between courses.

Scotland’s Golf Coast also has a diverse offering of accommodation to offer golfers, providing the perfect opportunity to rest, relax and unwind before enjoying another round of golf. It is a dream for visiting golfers, with all accommodation providing easy access to golf courses. Golfers will be spoiled

for choice with 5-star luxury hotels, family-run bed and breakfasts, self-catering apartments or even centuries-old stately homes all on offer. No matter where you choose to stay, i.e. Greywalls, The Nether Abbey, The Open Arms, Maitlandfield House Hotel or Ducks you are guaranteed a very warm welcome and an authentic experience whilst they will look after all your golfing needs; booking golf, transport and offering advice on courses.

Located just 30 minutes east of Edinburgh, the historic capital of Scotland, East Lothian provides easy access by air, rail and road. Scotland’s Golf Coast is the sunniest and driest golfing destination in Scotland and home to the world’s oldest continuously played golf course, offering ‘Pure Golfing Perfection since 1672’.

2015 is an exciting year for Scotland’s Golf Coast as it welcomes the 2015 AAM Scottish Open to Gullane Golf Club in July.

‘Scotland’s Golf Coast’ is the brand of Golf East Lothian, a marketing cooperative established in 2005, whereby the golf industry within East Lothian, supported by East Lothian Council aim to promote the destination to golf tourists. Golf East Lothian currently has over 50 members covering golf courses, accommodation providers and restaurants.

Scotland’s Golf Coast

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