West Links Rd,
Gullane, East Lothian EH31 2BB
18 holes. Seaside links. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Willie Park Jr.
The three 18-hole courses at Gullane Golf Club are: No.1 Course (par-71; 6,466 yds from back tees); No.2 Course (par-71; 6,244 yds); No.3 course (par-68; 5,252 yds).
18 miles NE of Edinburgh
From the A1 / A720 (city ring road) interchange (Old Craighall Junction) east of Edinburgh, travel east on the A1 direction Berwick-upon-Tweed. After 4.5 miles turn off the A1 at the Bankton Junction. Follow the A198 direction North Berwick. After 9 miles (passing through Longniddry and Aberlady) Gullane's clubhouse is on your right.
Gullane Golf Club (No.2 Course): Variety, sweeping elevation changes and undulating links terrain are the hallmarks of Gullane's No.2 course. A bit shorter than the No.1 layout, this is also a hugely enjoyable links golf course, which offers ever-changing scenery and many stunning views as you journey round.
The short par-4 1st and 18th holes are laid out on the south side of the A198, alongside which you'll find Gullane Golf Club's modern functional visitors' clubhouse (where green fees are paid). The first third of the course shares part of Gullane Hill with the No.1 course, before No.2 moves down towards Aberlady Bay and the Firth of Forth.
This is a classic links layout, where your game strategy will be influenced by the prevailing wind and weather. Among a fine array of links golf holes, each of the three par-3s on Gullane No.2 are stylishly defended by a clutch of stylish pot bunkers, always easier to get into than out of.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, combination tickets, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Soft spikes preferred. Players generally walk this course. Caddies available (if pre-booked).
Pronounced Gull'n, rather than "Gull'ain" or "Goo'lane," the No.2 course at Gullane hosted the 2002 Seniors Open Amateur Championship. Ask many locals, and they'll tell you this is their favourite out of the three Gullane courses.
2019 Golf World rating: 41st best course in Scotland.
Main St, Aberlady, East Lothian EH32 0RE
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The award-winning Ducks Inn is located just a 30-minute drive from Edinburgh, alongside the Firth of Forth in the heart of Lothian. Nestled in the picturesque village of Aberlady, this family-run 26-room hotel and top-quality restaurant provides an ideal base for exploring one of the best concentrations of quality golf courses in the world. In addition to scenic walks along Aberlady Bay, Ducks offers secure parking, free WiFi, conference rooms, an excellent bar and large screen TV (with full golf coverage).
Kilspindie (o.5 mi); Longniddry; Craigielaw; Luffness New; Gullane 1, 2 & 3; Muirfield; Renaissance Club (private); Archerfield (Dirleton & Fidra Links).
Royal Musselburgh; Musselburgh Links (Old course); North Berwick; Glen; Dunbar.
Main Street, Gullane, East Lothian EH31 2AB
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With 14 bedrooms and a fine restaurant, The Golf Inn in the centre of Gullane is an ideal location from which to explore the East Lothian's many excellent golf courses.
Gullane 1, 2 & 3; Muirfield; Renaissance Club (private); Luffness New; Craigielaw; Craigielaw; Kilspindie; Longniddry; North Berwick.
Glen; Dunbar; Royal Musselburgh; Musselburgh Links (The Old Course).
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