Longniddry Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Longniddry Golf Club Est. 1921

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Longniddry Golf Club is home to a generally well-regarded golf course, which includes several attractive holes and features. This seaside links layout will test most facets of your game, ensuring a round with plenty of enjoyable golfing challenges. Worth visiting if you are in the area.

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Longniddry Golf Club
Links Rd,
Longniddry, East Lothian EH32 0NL
Scotland
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Office   +44 (0)1875 852 141
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1875 852 228
Fax

  +44 (0)1875 853 371

Email   secretary@longniddrygolfclub.co.uk
Website   www.longniddrygolfclub.co.uk
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Golf Pro
 
John Gray (PGA Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Seaside links.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Coastal duneland directly alongside the Firth of Forth.
 
Designer: Original design by Harry Colt (1920), with subsequent modifications by James Braid (1926), Philip Mackenzie Ross (1945) and more recently Donald Steel.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6260 6044 5785
Par 68 68 73
SSS or Slope 71 69 74
 
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How2Get There?

In Longniddry / 14 mi E of Edinburgh.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2016 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Sept): weekdays £55; weekends £75. [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

Mary Queen of Scots was known play golf in the area of Longniddry in 1567 – ‘over the fields of Seton’. However, it was another 200 years before the 7th Earl of Wemyss & March bought land at Gosford ‘to be nearer the golf’ and a further 150 years before the 11th Earl invited Harry Colt to design an 18-hole course.

There have been a number of alterations to Colt’s original layout. In 1936, James Braid was invited to advise on the second hole, following which a number of changes were made to the course, although none to the second! During WW2 part of the course was ploughed up for food production, following which Philip Mackenzie Ross made good the damage and redesigned some of the layout. More recently Donald Steel advised on the course architecture, particularly the bunkering. Several of the original cross-bunkers were removed and/or relocated.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in Britain & Ireland.
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Location

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Latitude: (55.977796)
Longitude: (-2.902628)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

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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