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Scotland's Golf Coast boasts highest ranking course in countries Top 100

15th January 2015 Print
Gullane Golf Club

Scotland's Golf Coast has announced that Muirfield has topped the list of Top 100 Golf Courses in the United Kingdom and Ireland by magazine Golf Monthly, with North Berwick, Gullane No. 1 and The Renaissance Club also being named highly in the rankings. Scotland's Golf Coast is also delighted to have eight courses listed in National Club Golfer's GB & Ireland's Top 100 Links. No other region in the British Isles boasts more courses in the list. These courses include; Muirfield at No.2, North Berwick at No.13, The Renaissance Club at No. 47, Gullane No.1 at No. 50, Dunbar, Luffness New, Gullane No.2  & Archerfield.

Scotland's Golf Coast is one of the best regions for golf in the World, with 22 must-play golf courses along 30 miles of stunning East Lothian coastline, offering choice to golfers of all standards and tastes. You will recognise many of the famous names of courses located within Scotland's Golf Coast: Musselburgh Links, the oldest continuously played golf course in the world; Muirfield, an Open Championship course; Gullane Golf Club, host to the 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open; Archerfield Links, home to the world's first Nike Performance Fitting Centre; and The Renaissance Club, a world-class exclusive haven for golfers. 

Offering year-round golf, the county offers traditional links and classic inland golf courses, many steeped in history and complimented by modern, challenging, courses. Coupled with friendly clubhouses and affordable green fees, Scotland's Golf Coast Road provides easy access for visitors and short journeys between courses. 

Scotland's Golf Coast also has a diverse offering of accommodation to offer golfers, providing the perfect opportunity to rest, relax and unwind before enjoying another round of golf. It is a dream for visiting golfers, with all accommodation providing easy access to golf courses. Golfers will be spoiled for choice with 5-star luxury hotels, family-run bed and breakfasts, self-catering apartments or even centuries-old stately homes all on offer. No matter where you choose to stay, i.e. Greywalls, The Nether Abbey, The Open Arms, Maitlandfield  House Hotel or Ducks you are guaranteed a very warm welcome and an authentic experience whilst they will look after all your golfing needs; booking golf, transport and offering advice on courses.   

Located just 30 minutes east of Edinburgh, the historic capital of Scotland, East Lothian provides easy access by air, rail and road. Scotland's Golf Coast is the sunniest and driest golfing destination in Scotland and home to the world's oldest continuously played golf course, offering 'Pure Golfing Perfection since 1672'. 

2015 is an exciting year ahead for Scotland's Golf Coast as it welcomes the 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open to Gullane Golf Club in July. Other important dates in Scotland's Golf Coast's calendar for 2015 are as follows:- 

28th-29th March 2015 - Scottish Junior Tour Event- Longniddry Golf Club

6th-11th April  2015 - Scottish Boys Championship - Dunbar Golf Club

1st-6th July 2015 - Scottish Open Pre-Qualifying - North Berwick West Links

9th-12th July 2015 - 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open – Gullane Golf Club

27th July-1st August 2015 - Scottish Amateur Championships - Muirfield

To view Golf Monthly's Top 100 Courses, visit 

To view National Club Golfers Top 100 Courses, visit 

To find out more about Scotland's Golf Coast, visit

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