Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by James Braid

Royal Musselburgh

18th Lothians - Best in Area

Founded in 1774, Royal Musselburgh is one of the oldest golf clubs in the world. The baronial clubhouse contains plenty of interesting golfing memorabilia.

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Royal Troon (Old)

2nd Ayrshire & Arran - Best in Area 13th Scotland Ranking 32nd Britain & Ireland Ranking

Royal Troon is a traditional out and back links course. On a clear day, you can see the distant Ailsa Craig in the south, and to the west, the majestic mountains on the Isle of Arran.

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Scarborough North Cliff

23rd Yorkshire - Best in Area

A round at this James Braid-designed course at Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club starts out on the cliff tops, moves away from the coast into woodland then returns to the cliffs for the last three holes.

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Scotscraig

11th Fife - Best in Area 53rd Scotland Ranking

Scotscraig Golf Club is situated close to the sea, but it's more heathland in character than links. The course plays over undulating terrain and is used for Open Qualifying when the Open is at St Andrews.

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Shanklin & Sandown

11th Hampshire - Best in Area

Tom Dunn laid out Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club’s original 9-hole course in 1900 but, two years later, James Braid was called in to add another nine holes.

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Sherborne

6th Dorset - Best in Area

James Braid’s Sherborne Golf Club is set majestically on undulating ground with glorious views over Blackmore Vale. It’s a charming course and a polished gem.

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Sherwood Forest

2nd Nottinghamshire - Best in Area 56th England Ranking

Sherwood Forest Golf Club is set on a Site of Special Scientific Interest because it contains the largest area of low-lying heathland in the Midlands.

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South Staffordshire

9th Staffordshire - Best in Area

Originally designed by Harry Vardon, and remodelled by Harry Colt, James Braid and then by Donald Steel, South Staffordshire Golf Club is a quintessential gem.

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James Braid Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Brian Ward Courses Played 91
2 Jim McCann Courses Played 77
3 Gordon Thomson Courses Played 72
4 Ed Battye Courses Played 70
= Martin Jordan Courses Played 70
6 Jim Robertson Courses Played 69
7 Andy Newmarch Courses Played 65
8 Keith Baxter Courses Played 56
= Greg Watson Courses Played 56
= Stuart Bendoris Courses Played 56