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With Muirfield on one side and Archerfield on the other, to say that Tom Doak's Renaissance occupies hallowed golfing ground would be an understatement.
GB & Ireland, East Lothian and Scotland
There are a few certain courses, but only a few, where you know from the moment you pull into the car park you are in for a treat.
Blairgowrie is most certainly one of them.
GB & Ireland, Value and Scotland
The best thing about Sunny Dunny is that you are so close to the sea for so long. You will struggle to find another links in Scotland that can rival it in this aspect.
East Lothian, GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun, Value and Scotland
The Castle Course is the Links Trust's seventh course and, it is fair to say, is remotely unlike anything else in the neighbourhood.
Fife, GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun, Value and Scotland
Southerness is as peaceful a place as you could wish to find yourself; the kind of course where you can hear the sound of your ball rolling across the true greens.
Dumfries and Galloway, GB & Ireland, Value and Scotland
Great things come in small packages and never more so than at Boat. It's a sensational location, but better still, there is a marvellous layout to be enjoyed.
GB & Ireland, Highlands, GB & Ireland Fun and Scotland
Dundonald Links does not benefit from views of an intimidating sea or bay. It is, rather, a wonderfully challenging course where the breath is taken away by its relentless quality.
Ayrshire, GB & Ireland and Scotland
Do not come here if you consider short courses to be obsolete, because Moray’s charms are much more subtle than that. It's simple, brilliant and unpretentious.
GB & Ireland, Moray and Scotland
You can rely on the quality of the pristine linksland turf at Gullane No 2, which occupies the same land as its older sibling but is a fine course in its own right.
East Lothian, GB & Ireland, Value and Scotland
It is easy to imagine what it was like here centuries ago before the grass was cut and greens and tees defined because that is all that has changed at the Montrose 1562.
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