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Golf Vacations in Scotland


Golf course in Scotland:
Golf course in Scotland
The oldest written records of a golf game appear in the archives of the Edinburgh Burgess Golfing Society, which is today known as The Royal Burgess Golfing Society. They record the playing of a game at Bruntsfield Links in Edinburgh, Scotland. Golf is also mentioned in two 15th century Scottish laws, and the oldest playing golf course in the world is The Musselburgh Old Links Golf Course (also in Edinburgh), which has been in use since at least 1672, if not earlier (some people believe that Mary, Queen of Scots played there in 1567). As a result of this venerable history, golf is considered a Scottish invention, and the country is in fact sometimes referred to as "The Home of Golf".

As you might expect given its history and long association with the game, Scotland remains a popular destination for golf vacations. There are many excellent golf resorts in the country, and approximately 550 golf courses.



Guest Article:
Golf Vacations in Scotland
Kelvin Neal

Why don't you choose Scotland in case you are planning to have your golf vacation in Europe? You can find world class courses there. t did you know that you can also find breathtaking locations that are hidden from view just waiting for touris You can find the perfect golf vacation destination in Scotland,whether you're on a tight budget or not. Going on a budget vacation might work for you too,there is no need to spend millions and since golf is just a form of recreation for many individuals.

Aberdeen - the price rate here is moderate particularly in Auchmill Golf Club. This is the best golf club of all the others in this area. The resort now has 18 holes as compared to previous 9 holes only. You can enjoy a fantastic view of the airport and the entire city from the golf resort where you plan your stay. ed to play in this location and this may be the reason why many golfers tend to go back The golf club is for the elite and so very few locals or tourists are able to access the resort. Many golfers want to be enlisted and so you should be patient because the waiting list is quite long.

Ayr - Dalmilling and Belleisle are two popular golf clubs in Scotland. If you can't access Auchmill, you can try Belleisle because this club is open to all amateurs and professionals. Amount paid for the golf courses is worth their value. Golfers can have a wonderful time, whether they are playing golf or simply exploring other places in Ayr.

St. Andrews - among the toughest courses here is Edens, established way back in 1914. The experienced golfers can test and challenge their skills through via the destination of the golf vacation

Very near is Balgove and it is for beginners. Those who want to improve their skills can play in this golf course together with fellow young players. Slightly advanced golfers can go to the Jubilee golf course because it provides appropriate challenges. At present, this golf course is being redesigned and so players can expect more challenges. Do you want to try your luck in these places?

As you can see, the golf courses found in Scotland can meet the various needs of golfers. For every golf player there must be a particular course are available Now, it is up to you to choose the appropriate location that fits your skills.

Your golf vacation takes you away to play and relax in a course under new surroundings and to have a holiday at the same time. Playing golf on a popular course is your first priority here. If you're a beginner, don't choose a golf course for the experts; and vice versa. You must be aware of your skills and capacity to play. You should make your own budget and spend accordingly based on the availability of funds with you. Is your family joining or your friends perhaps? With these things in mind, it will be a lot easier to choose a golf vacation package.

Among the golfers, golf vacations are the popular trend for sure. Do you intend to bring your own golf equipments? If you are, you should get a special kind of bag for that so that the equipments are intact and safe. Take care of all the things you need before you go so you will not have any problems when you get there.


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The Golf Widow Travels Scotland: Getting Your Dream Vacation in Scotland with or without a Golfer in Tow

By Karen Howe

Golf Widow Travels
Paperback (296 pages)

The Golf Widow Travels Scotland: Getting Your Dream Vacation in Scotland with or without a Golfer in Tow
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With or without a golfer or travel companion The Golf Widow Travels offers up 35 years of solo travel experience to make Your dream trip to Scotland a reality.

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Secrets and confessions about suitcases, purses, finances and safety will quell your fears. Castles, crafts, customs and men in kilts will whet your appetite. If you golf or travel with a golfer, you'll find a select listing of courses and their foibles.

(Possibly) The Best (Golf) Vacation Ever

By James C. Coomer

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(Possibly) The Best (Golf) Vacation Ever
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Traveling with one’s wife can be enjoyable. Traveling with one’s wife who is a non-golfer on a golfing vacation can be an adventure. Traveling with a non-golfing wife on a golf vacation to Scotland in an experiment. For the golfer, the needs are simple: golf clubs, golf balls, and a change of clothes. For a non-golfing spouse, every potentiality must be anticipated so that appearance and attire is always appropriate. For the golfer, food and accommodations are utilitarian. For the non-golfing wife, where one eats and where one stays determines what one wears. For the golfer, the elements are to be endured. For the non-golfer, they are to be avoided. For the golfer, travel between golf courses should be the shortest possible route. To the non-golfing wife, the route should be the most scenic with serendipitous stops along the way for sightseeing. (Possibly) The Best (Golf) Vacation Ever chronicles the planning, preparation, and execution of a golfing holiday to Scotland of a golfer husband and his non-golfing wife. From the Royal Dornoch Golf Club in the north of Scotland to Turnberry on the southern coast, the couple accommodates each other’s requirements to maximize their individual aspirations of what a Scottish holiday should entail. Written with humor and a colorful description of Scotland, this book could serve as a guide for others contemplating a similar experiment.

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