Home of Golf
Scotland is where golf took root. The
ancient sport has flourished on Scottish soil for centuries and
remains one of Scotland’s greatest attractions. There is no finer
setting for a golf break than Scotland, The Home of
Golf originated on Scotland’s east coast -
Aberdeenshire, the Kingdom of Fife, East Lothian - and in the south
west around Prestwick. Clubhouses throughout Scotland are full of
fascinating golf memorabilia recalling home grown legends like Old
Tom Morris and James Braid, champion golfers turned course
architects who were instrumental in making golf the great game that
grips the world today.
Scotland is rightly renowned for its historic
links courses. Illustrious Open venues like the Old Course at St
Andrews, Royal Troon, Muirfield, Carnoustie and Turnberry never
fail to inspire and amaze. These iconic courses continue to attract
awestruck golfers from all corners of the globe.
Countless other courses are worth exploring, for
the sheer quality of golf on offer in Scotland is unrivalled.
Elegant Gleneagles boasts three championship courses (the PGA
Centenary Course is to host the Ryder Cup in 2014). Royal Dornoch
in the Scottish Highlands is a timeless classic. Beautiful
Blairgowrie in Perthshire is where Greg Norman picked up his first
European Tour title. Dalmahoy near Edinburgh has had the pleasure
of staging the Solheim Cup.
The choice is huge,
but wherever you decide to play, your Scottish golf break is
certain to be memorable.