Gullane Golf Club (No.3 Course)


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Gullane Golf Club (No.3 Course) Est. 1910

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Gullane Golf Club (No.3 Course): The third of Gullane's three centenarians, this is the youngest and shortest of the courses at Gullane. Like its older and grander siblings (the No.1 and No.2 courses), the No.3 provides a good test of golf on classic open links terrain.

Although only 5,252 yards from the tips, with a par of 68, the level of golfing challenge will be closely correlated to the strength of the wind on any given day. The three opening and three closing holes are laid out on flattish links land on the clubhouse side of the A198, with the remaining holes running through the lowest elevations of Gullane Hill. Many holes run parallel to and rub shoulders with those of neighbouring Luffness New Golf Club.

Although towering sand dunes are not in evidence, other characteristics of enjoyable links golf are here in abundance, not least excellent fast draining turf, penal rough beyond the fairways, pot bunkering and top-quality greens. Straight hitting onto the relatively narrow gently undulating fairways will serve you better than wayward big-hitting. Accurate approach play is also needed, to hit the small and lightly pot-bunker defended greens.

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Making Contact

Gullane Golf Club
West Links Rd,
Gullane, East Lothian EH31 2BB
Scotland
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Office   +44 (0)1620 842 255
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1620 843 111
Fax

  +44 (0)1620 842 327

Email   bookings@gullanegolfclub.com
Website   www.gullanegolfclub.com
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Alasdair Good (Head PGA Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Seaside links.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Coastal duneland.
 
Designer: Unknown
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 5252 5155 4920
Par 68 68 69
SSS or Slope 66 66 66
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-71 No.1 Course (6,466yds); 18-hole par-71 No.2 course (6,244 yds).
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How2Get There?

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.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes (year round): weekdays £37; weekends £43. [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, combination tickets, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Soft spikes preferred. Players generally walk this course.
Caddies available if booked in advance.
Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The princely sum of £1,000 is apparently what it cost to construct Gullane's No.3 course back in 1910. | Gullane is pronounced Gull'n, rather than "Gull'ain" or "Goo'lane."

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Location

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Latitude: (56.032949)
Longitude: (-2.834239)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Golf Inn 
Main Street, Gullane, East Lothian EH31 2AB
+44 (0)1620 843 259
www.golfinn.co.uk

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.

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Golf within 5 miles Gullane 1, 2 & 3; Muirfield; Renaissance Club (private); Luffness New; Craigielaw; Craigielaw; Kilspindie; Longniddry; North Berwick.
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Golf within 20 miles Glen; Dunbar; Royal Musselburgh; Musselburgh Links (The Old Course).
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Ducks Inn 3-star
Main St, Aberlady, East Lothian EH32 0RE
+44 (0)1875 870 682
www.ducks.co.uk

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).

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Kilspindie (o.5 mi); Longniddry; Craigielaw; Luffness New; Gullane 1, 2 & 3; Muirfield; Renaissance Club (private); Archerfield (Dirleton & Fidra Links).
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Golf within 20 miles Royal Musselburgh; Musselburgh Links (Old course); North Berwick; Glen; Dunbar.
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