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20 Must Play Golf Courses in Scotland

By: Golfshake Editor | Thu 01 Mar 2018 | Comments

Scotland is a revered golf destination and serves as the game’s spiritual home, attracting golfers from across the planet to many of its 500+ courses. From legendary Open Championship venues, to quintessential seaside links, and inner-city parkland layouts, there is something for everyone.

We have delved into the Golfshake Top 100 Course Section to identify 20 Clubs/Venues in Scotland that received a Highly Recommended rating with at least 50 independent reviews from regular golfers, based on their expectations. That results in a wide variety of names; from the iconic to lesser known; all of which are united in delivering a popular experience to their visitors.

Fairmont St Andrews. Golfshake Rating – 5/5. Highly Recommended: 97.1831% 

Gullane Golf Club. Golfshake Rating – 5/5. Highly Recommended: 98.8095%         

St Andrews - The Home Of Golf. Golfshake Rating – 5/5. Highly Recommended: 99.3197%    


Turnberry Resort. Golfshake Rating – 5/5. Highly Recommended: 100%  

Gleneagles Golf Club. Golfshake Rating – 4.97573/5. Highly Recommended: 98.7342%     

Carnoustie Golf Links. Golfshake Rating – 4.85198/5. Highly Recommended: 98.1132%  


Glen Golf Club. Golfshake Rating – 4.79846/5. Highly Recommended: 100%          

Dundonald Golf Course. Golfshake Rating – 4.67889/5. Highly Recommended: 100%        

Kings Acre Golf Club. Golfshake Rating – 4.61919/5. Highly Recommended: 100%              

Royal Musselburgh Golf Club. Golfshake Rating – 4.50527/5. Highly Recommended: 100%             

Crail Golfing Society. Golfshake Rating – 4.49433/5. Highly Recommended: 90.9091% 


Drumoig Golf Hotel. Golfshake Rating – 4.47351/5. Highly Recommended: 96.6667%       

Kinross Golf Courses. Golfshake Rating – 4.44799/5. Highly Recommended: 96.2963%     

Brunston Castle Golf Club. Golfshake Rating – 4.38746/5. Highly Recommended: 96.5517%           

Mar Hall Golf Club. Golfshake Rating – 4.34658/5. Highly Recommended: 100%  

Murrayshall Hotel & Golf Course. Golfshake Rating – 4.30235/5. Highly Recommended: 100%      

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club. Golfshake Rating – 4.25756/5. Highly Recommended: 100%       

De Vere Cameron House. Golfshake Rating – 4.23067/5. Highly Recommended: 97.9167%             

Lochgreen Golf Club. Golfshake Rating – 4.15814/5. Highly Recommended: 96.9697%      

Dullatur Golf Club. Golfshake Rating – 4.15598/5. Highly Recommended: 93.5484%

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