The Royal Burgess Golf Club

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The Royal Burgess Golf Club, Lothian is an 18 hole, par 71 (6511 yard), private, parkland golf course designed by Willie Park Jnr in 1735.

Contact Information

181 Whitehouse Road, Barnton, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH4 6BY United Kingdom

Tel: 0131 339 2075

Golf Pro: Steven Brian | Tel: 0131 339 6474

Website: http://www.royalburgess.co.uk
 

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £75.00 per round / day *
  • Weekend Guide: £95.00 per round *

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 71 | 6511 yards | Private | Parkland

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Visitors: Except when Society competitions are being held, visitor tee times are available as follows:
Weekdays from 9.30 a.m. to 12 Noon and from 2.00 p.m.
Weekends from 2.30 p.m. on Saturday and from 12 Noon on Sunday

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available
  • 7 Day Membership Available

The Royal Burgess Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.18

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 21
Average Ratings
4.38 ... Overall Rating
4.43 ... The Course
4.50 ... Course Cond.
4.57 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.86 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
5.00 ... Pace of play
4.50 ... Hospitality.
4.50 ... Prac. Facil.
4.50 ... Food + Drink
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21 ratings & 11 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked out of 2162.

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What the club says: The Royal Burgess Golfing Society, founded in 1735, is the oldest golfing society in the world and one of only 10 “Royal” golf clubs in Scotland. While primarily a members’ club with a rich tradition, visitors and guests are made to feel very welcome.

Located on the outskirts of Edinburgh, the golf course is just six miles from the city centre and easily accessible by road, rail or air. The mature parkland course was originally designed by Willie Park Jnr with subsequent improvements from Harry Colt and Philip Mackenzie Ross. The course is lovingly maintained by loyal and dedicated greenstaff and is recognised as one of best parkland courses in the country.


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Reviewed Jul 14 2018 by Chris O - rated 5 out of 5

Magnificent course

A real privilege to play this course. Although it has been hot over past few weeks the condition of the greens were brilliant.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 97 Handicap: 21.9)
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Reviewed May 16 2018 by John T - rated 4 out of 5
Course in good condition but the greens need some growth
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Reviewed Jul 6 2016 by Henri P - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 30 2015 by Michael S - rated 5 out of 5

First class course where everything was in top condition. Fairways are generous, rough is fair and the greens are true and smooth.
(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 88 Handicap: 18.5)
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Reviewed Jun 12 2015 by Colin M - rated 5 out of 5

Course in great condition. Facilities great. Remember to keep your shirt inside your trousers when playing

(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 91 Handicap: 21)
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Reviewed Jul 24 2014 by David R - rated 5 out of 5
Superb course, fast greens, very challenging.
Friendly staff and not at all stuffy.
Highly recommended if you are in Edinburgh
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Reviewed Jun 2 2014 by Scott N - rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic golf course, in immaculate condition. Played off the back tees, some great holes, a real test

(Round played: Jun 2014 - Score: 81 Handicap: 8.4)
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Reviewed Apr 30 2012 by Slawomir K - rated 5 out of 5
very nice but in this time after 3 days of rain was wet and greens slow hard to control

(Round played: Apr 2012 - Score: 106 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Apr 30 2012 by Bradley B - rated 5 out of 5
really nice course can play a bit long at times can be pritty punishing if you go left or right as trees are there to catch you out as bunkers which are round the green at least 3 or 4 bunkers protecting every green the pins were right at the back of most of the greens aswell which dident help length wize clubhouse was spotless aswell lots of history with this club its the oldest golfing society in the world pitty its so pricy though £70 to walk on as a visitor

(Round played: Apr 2012 - Score: 81 Handicap: 11.3)
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Reviewed Mar 13 2012 by Slawomir K - rated 5 out of 5
fantastic course. friendly staff and members.
dont forgot to sit for cofee in club house!
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Reviewed Apr 20 2011 by William H - rated 4 out of 5
Course was excellent at this stage greens still need some growth
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Reviewed Aug 26 2010 by Robert S - rated 5 out of 5
Wonderful venue...a must play for all golfers!
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