Cruden Bay is an inspirational golf course, regarded by some as quirky and considered by others as a masterpiece. Either way, this is a thrilling place to play golf because the designers used the original lie of the land to fantastic effect.
Old Tom Morris set out the original nine holes at Cullen Links Golf Club, which was founded in 1870. The course has since been extended to eighteen holes, featuring no fewer than ten par threes in a really fun-filled layout.
Dunbar Golf Club is laid out on a narrow strip of land with the best holes hugging the rocky coastline affording resplendent views across the North Sea to Bass Rock, a huge volcanic lump rising up out of the water.
The Golf House Club at Elie is where the great James Braid cut his golfing teeth. If you want to play an exciting but challenging historic links course, then look no further.
The links-like undulations of many fairways at Forfar Golf Club are a mystery to visitors as the course is more than ten miles from the coast.
Old Tom Morris designed the Killermont course at Glasgow Golf Club on the north side of the River Kelvin and the Lord Provost of Glasgow officially opened the undulating parkland layout in 1904.
Helensburgh Golf Club’s original 9-hole course was set out by Old Tom Morris in 1893 but club professional Tom Turnbull quickly expanded the number of holes to 18 by 1905.
Founded in 1891, Kettering Golf Club golf is where golf began in Northamptonshire courtesy of a Scottish doctor who commissioned Old Tom Morris to layout a 9-hole course that was soon expanded to the 18-hole course in play today.
Kingussie Golf Club is situated on upland to the north of the prosperous town of Kingussie and its elevated position offers spectacular views of the Cairngorms and surrounding mountain ranges.
The course at Kirby Muxloe Golf Club was established in 1893 with what was originally a temporary 9-hole layout. Old Tom Morris then visited the following year, according to the Leicester Chronicle, when he “made some very valuable suggestions for improvements.”