EAST LOTHIAN IS SCOTLAND’S GOLF COAST
There is a lot happening on Scotland’s Golf Coast. See what people are saying about us. We regularly feature in newspapers and magazines, so please browse below. Our courses are always ranked highly in Tops 100s and there is plenty of video footage to help you decide where to play too. Search our content below to help inspire your future break to East Lothian.
Scotland’s Golf Coast
The links courses of Scotland’s Golf Coast are shown beautifully in this drone footage.
The light, the views of the Bass Rock, the contours of the undulating terrain make the footage extra special.
Average Golfer – Gullane No2
Just an Average Golfer gives unbiased opinions on all things golf, product tests, Golf travel vlogs and golf news! Average Golfer visited Gullane No2 earlier this year. Gullane may be on the bucket-list, but No2 is a fantastic golf course in its own right.
Random Golf Club @ Kilspindie
If you haven’t already crossed paths with him, well, now you have. Malcolm runs The Duck’s Inn in East Lothian, a region home to Muirfield, Gullane, Renaissance Club, Kilspindie, Dunbar, and North Berwick, just to name 6 of 21 courses in 30 miles of coastline that is dubbed Scotland’s Golf Coast.
Scotland’s Less Obvious – Episode 3
Craigielaw has challenging greens, cavernous bunkers and spectacular views over the Firth of Forth, Gullane Hill and out towards Edinburgh and Fife.
Musselburgh Old Links: Story of a Golf Club
The game of golf owes a lot to this little stretch of East Lothian linksland. Musselburgh Old Links is the oldest remaining golf course in the world.
A Round With Radar – Catriona Matthew
Wayne ‘Radar’ Riley catches up with Solheim Cup captain, Catriona Matthew for 9 holes on the North Berwick West Links.
Featured Magazine Editorials
By Northern Golfer – June, 2022
Stay and play on Scotland’s Golf Coast
Travelling up from the north of England, Scotland’s Golf Coast is an ideal destination for a group of golfers. The variety of course, selection of accommodation and proximity of all the golf courses make it an ideal destination. Scotland’s Food and Drink County make ‘off the course’ an enjoyable experience too.
By Rob Smith, Golf Monthly – June, 2022
The Spirit of Adventure
At the end of 2021, Rob Smith took on the challenge of playing all 360 holes on Scotland’s Golf Coast…in two weeks. He succeeded, embracing East Lothian and its personalities whilst he played. Rob perfectly captures why the region is such a fantastic golf destination for golfer and non-golfer a like.
By National Club Golfer – May 11, 2022
A truly memorable getaway
Lining up along 30 miles of East Lothian coastline are 21 unique golf courses ranging from ultra-elite bucket list courses to historic 9-hole gems, all within 50 minutes of Edinburgh.
East Lothian has golf in its DNA, from the rarefied air of Muirfield, home of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, to the world-renowned Musselburgh Old
By Chris Bertram – March 7, 2022
Golf World Top 100: Best Course in the UK & Ireland
The Golf World Top 100 Courses in Great Britain and Ireland is arguably the blue riband of Golf World’s rankings and attracts more interest than any other list they publish.
By Golfshake – February 10, 2022
It’s Time To Book Your Scotland’s Golf Coast Experience
With travel restrictions easing, Scotland’s Golf Coast has once again become a hot destination for golfers worldwide, with visitors being encouraged to secure their East Lothian experience by booking now for 2022 or early for 2023.
By Ed Hodge – October 13, 2021
Golf Towns – Gullane
A glance left, a glance right, seeing tee shots struck and the odd putt made, you are simply itching to leave the car to complete the 3-ball you have just passed!
By Women & Golf Staff – May 28, 2021
A staycation golf trip to Scotland’s Golf Coast
Whether you are hoping for an autumnal escape or looking further beyond to 2022 or 2023, there is no better place to start than Scotland’s Golf Coast which stretches east from Edinburgh for 30 miles through East Lothian’s stunning coastline, golden beaches and rolling countryside.
By National Club Golfer – June 3, 2021
The ultimate golfing experience
There can be few places to play golf or have a golf break in the world than on Scotland’s Golf Coast – East Lothian.
There are 21 fantastic golf courses along 30 miles of stunning coastline with a range of accommodation options to choose from to make the perfect trip.
By Golf Business News – June 2, 2021
Scotland’s Golf Coast is calling in 2021
With a choice of 21 courses in total – headlined by championships tests such as 16-time Open venue Muirfield and next year’s Genesis Scottish Open host, The Renaissance, to delightful challenges like Gullane No.3, Royal Musselburgh and Winterfield – it offers a variety of golf at incredible value.
By Dave Jones – June 24, 2021
Golf Monthly: Where To Play And Where To Stay
East Lothian’s own David Jones, AKA The UK Golf Guy, offers up his expert tips to help you get the most from your time on Scotland’s Golf Coast. In Scotland, you’re never far from a golf course.
By Chris Bertam and Rob Jerram – July 27, 2021
Golf World Top 100: Fun golf courses
Which golf courses are the most fun to play in Great Britain and Ireland? The Golf World Top 100 panel ranks the most enjoyable experiences and there are a few from Scotland’s Golf Coast.
By Ewen Murray – Sky Sports – October 10, 2018
Ewen Murray gives his verdict on the stunning courses in East Lothian
Having enjoyed the Scottish Open at Gullane in July 2018, Ewen Murray takes the time to talk about the remainder of the courses on Scotland’s Golf Coast.
8 Links Golf Courses Make the World’s Top 100 List
8 Scotland’s Golf Coast courses make Golf World’s Top 100 List. Although not everything, accolades are nice to receive. Certainly, from a marketing standpoint, it’s nice to say, ‘leading’, ‘the best of’, ‘ranked in the top 10’ and ‘voted number one’.
Golf Monthly Top 100 Courses UK & Ireland Rankings
3 Scotland’s Golf Coast courses make the GB&Ire Golf Monthly Top 100 list.
What’s On in East Lothian
From 7th to 11th July 2022, The Renaissance Club will host the Genesis Scottish Open.
This will be the fourth time in a row that the Renaissance Club has held the Rolex Series event. Now that the event is co-sanctioned by the PGA and European tours, there is sure to be a fantastic line-up.
From 4th to 7th August 2022, Muirfield will host the AIG Women’s Open.
Sweden’s, Anna Nordqvist will defend her title against the world’s best.
Muirfield has hosted 16 Opens, with Phil Mickelson winning in 2013, but this will be the first ever Women’s Open at Muirfield.
MORE LINKS GOLF NEAR EDINBURGH
IT HAS TO BE SCOTLAND’S GOLF COAST
Throughout East Lothian, there are a number of professional golf coaching facilities. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced player, there is a range of services providing hands on instruction that is sure to enhance your game.
Scotland’s Golf Coast is home to the world’s first Nike Performance and Fitting Centre, at Archerfield Links, and runs a number of Ultimate Golf Experiences.