East Lothian is known as Scotland’s Golf Coast and has some of the best links golf Scotland has to offer, with 21 courses along 30 miles of stunning coastline. Not to mention a golf-friendly microclimate all of its own.
Blend golf with some serious fun in Edinburgh, not only a capital city, it is also the leading festival city in the world, home to the phenomenal summer festivals, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This golf itinerary is based on 8 golfers and is priced at £4,880.00 per person based on sharing a classic twin bedroom with full Scottish breakfast each day.
All airport, hotel and golf transfers are included.
We have designed this itinerary based on a lot of feedback from players… serious golf with a serious fun mix.
Golf first – play some serious courses, play well, enjoy great competition, eat some fine food, but keep golf at the core of your agenda.
Now the other part – Edinburgh is a must-see cosmopolitan city where the past and present collide, from a prehistoric extinct volcano known as Arthur’s Seat to outstanding Michelin-starred dining options. There is a vibrant bar and nightlife scene, and everything in between; we will of course get you into all the right places.
Day 1 Arrive , Private Transfer and check-in to Greywalls Hotel
Day 2 Play North Berwick West Links – Stay Greywalls Hotel
The West Links at North Berwick GC is a tremendously enjoyable golf course located on The Firth of Forth with stunning views across to Craigleith Island and Bass Rock which is a huge granite outcrop that is home to 10% of the world’s population of Atlantic Gannets.
Formed in 1832 it is the 13th oldest golf club in the world and the 3rd oldest course still playing over its original fairways. The other two being Musselburgh Old and St Andrew ‘s Old.
The architect is unknown but it was originally 6 holes, extended to 18 in 1877.
The 15th “Redan” (a military term meaning guarding parapet) is one of the world’s most famous holes measuring 190 yds.
A unique and magical links course ranked in 16th in the UK and 49th in the World.
Day 3 Play Muirfield Golf Club – Stay Greywalls Hotel
Morning Fourballs – Lunch – Afternoon Foursomes (alternate shot).
Steeped in history and tradition, Muirfield is the home of The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers (HCEG) – the world’s oldest golf club (being formed in 1744). It was the first course designed with concentric rings of nine holes (the outward nine running clockwise around the edge of the course and the inward nine running anti-clockwise inside the outward nine). This layout ensures the wind hits you from all directions! Host to 15 Opens and most recently won in 2013 by Phil Mickelson. It has also played host to the 1973 Ryder Cup won by the USA.
Day 4 Play Gullane (no.1) -Stay Greywalls Hotel
There are 3 fantastic golf courses as part of Gullane GC. Gullane No.1 is voted one of the top 100 golf courses in the world and one of the top 20 courses in Scotland. Home to the 2015 Scottish Open, won by Rickie Fowler, Gullane No.1 requires a variety of uphill and downhill shot-making. Located near Muirfield, Gullane No. 1 is definitely a golf experience not to miss.
Day 5 Play Archerfield Links – Stay Greywalls Hotel
Archerfield Links boasts two championship links courses (Fidra and Direlton). Relatively new in comparison to its neighbours Muirfield and North Berwick, it offers the most modern of facilities. A stunning clubhouse with world class practice facilities, you will find the warmest of welcomes and superb hospitality. Archerfield has become a wonderful addition to East Lothian’s Golf Coast.
Day 6 Play Dunbar – Transfer to Hotel du Vin, Edinburgh, Private Dining & Prizes
Dunbar Golf Club is located an hour from Edinburgh and half hour from Muirfield. It is not overly long but is an extremely testing links golf course and former Open qualifying course. Stunning coastal views and many holes on the back 9 are played right along the coastline. After golf, your executive transport will take you into the centre of Edinburgh – Hotel du Vin – where we have a private dining room set up for your prize giving dinner. After dinner, Edinburgh awaits..
Day 8 Breakfast & Private Transfer to the Airport
Accommodation Highlight Greywalls Hotel - 5 nights
Greywalls Hotel is situated adjacent to the Muirfield championship golf course with stunning views over East Lothian and the Firth of Forth beyond. Bordering the greens of the 9th & 18th holes, it has earned itself a reputation as ‘a golfers’ paradise’. The rooms are traditionally appointed and the Albert Roux restaurant provides fine dining at its best.
Dining highlight Private Dining at Hotel Du Vin
Exclusive Private Dining, enjoy a glass of prosecco on arrival, a three course meal and half a bottle of wine per person.
Hotel du Vin Edinburgh has unusual and distinctive private dining rooms. With great character and features, each are different and provide a creative and inspiring private setting.
Set up for your end of tour dinner to share some stories, roll out the prizes, pay your bets, have a laugh in private.
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