Royal Musselburgh Golf Club

Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Royal Musselburgh Golf Club, Lothian is an 18 hole, par 70 (6237 yard), private, links golf course established in 1774 and designed by James Braid in 1926

Contact Information

Prestongrange House, Prestonpans, Lothian, EH32 9RP United Kingdom

Tel: 01875 810276

Golf Pro: John Henderson | Tel: 01875 810139

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

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  • Midweek Guide: £45.00 per round; £55 per day *
  • Weekend Guide: £50.00 per round *

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

 

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  4.42

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 72
Average Ratings
4.19 ... Overall Rating
4.30 ... The Course
3.80 ... Course Cond.
4.11 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.17 ... VFM
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3.20 ... Pace of play
4.00 ... Hospitality.
2.40 ... Prac. Facil.
3.00 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

72 ratings & 49 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 335 out of 1971.

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What the club says: Royal Musselburgh Golf Club is at the start of the famous stretch of golf courses on the East Lothian coast, situated to the east of Musselburgh on the B1361, this picturesque parkland course is certainly worth the visit. The Club is the fifth oldest in the world originating at the 9 hole Musselburgh Levenhall links where the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Royal Burgess Golfing Society and Bruntsfield Golf Club also played.


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Reviewed Sep 3 2018 by Jim T - rated 4 out of 5
A lovely golf course, kept in excellent condition, there are lots of trees lining the fairways which enhance its appearance, and lots of bunkers to catch wayward shots, but the yardage allows all abilities to enjoy the course while requiring accuracy. I would highly recommend a visit here, and will look forward to a return trip.
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Reviewed Aug 14 2018 by Jim G - rated 5 out of 5
5+Star+from+start+to+finish
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Reviewed Jul 13 2018 by Kevin C - rated 5 out of 5

Good condition

Even though we’ve had an extended dry spell the greens were well kept

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 81 Handicap: 17.5)
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Reviewed Jul 1 2018 by Arthur watson - rated 1 out of 5
Sixth oldest course in the world and what a let down,the royal status should be removed,etiquette of golf is none existing,people playing in vests come on.people playing on the wrong fairways no shouts of fore.the greens looked good but were rubbish to putt on,they were totally dead and slow.in my opinion the worst course I have played in Scotland.over played waiting on every tee box.
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Reviewed May 22 2018 by Kevin P - rated 3 out of 5
good course back 9 more challenging and more hilly than front 9 greens are in good condition at the moment quite short course only 1 par 5

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 90 Handicap: 16.6)
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Reviewed Sep 22 2017 by Russell H - rated 4 out of 5

Royal Musselburgh

Very good course and in good condition. Greens in very good condition for this time of the year and overall a good test of golf.

(Round played: Sep 2017 - Score: 88 Handicap: 15.4)
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Reviewed Aug 4 2017 by John B - rated 5 out of 5

Lovely course

Despite the weather.This was a well kept course with both the fairways and greens in lovely condition. Staff were friendly and helpful,will definitely play this course again.

(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 104 Handicap: 27)
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Reviewed May 20 2017 by Ross M - rated 4 out of 5
Nice wee course.
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Reviewed May 17 2017 by Rhys Powell - rated 5 out of 5
Beautiful little course is very good condition. Greens are rapid. I'll play here again
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Reviewed Apr 9 2017 by Gary S - rated 4 out of 5
Great course and facilities, highly recommend it.

(Round played: Apr 2017 - Score: 97 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Mar 29 2017 by James M - rated 4 out of 5
Great course nice and level if you fancy a two round day
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Reviewed Mar 22 2017 by Ian W - rated 4 out of 5
A friend recommended this fantastic old course and i'm glad he did. £20 to play such a treat. Some winter tee mats and a couple of winter greens - but still - great value for money! Also must mention the warm welcome in the pro-shop. Highly recommend!

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 81 Handicap: 12.2)
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Reviewed Feb 20 2017 by Mark P - rated 3 out of 5
course was a bit boggy and it didnt help play. Couple of temp greens as well. Nice range of holes and decent facilities. better in summer. Small pro shop.

(Round played: Feb 2017 - Score: 88 Handicap: 9.3)
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Reviewed Oct 27 2016 by David C - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 23 2016 by Chris K - rated 5 out of 5
Very good course, well laid out, decent green for time of year, would recommend to anyone.

(Round played: Oct 2016 - Score: 98 Handicap: 27.6)
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Reviewed Oct 16 2016 by Mark P - rated 4 out of 5

Nice course and not too hard
Played in October so getting a bit heavy - greens good and club house nice and welcoming
(Round played: Oct 2016 - Score: 83 Handicap: 9.8)
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Reviewed Oct 13 2016 by Stephen W - rated 4 out of 5
Excellent course in great condition for this time of year

(Round played: Oct 2016 - Score: 85 Handicap: 11.8)
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Reviewed Sep 23 2016 by Alan S - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 17 2016 by James M - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 17 2016 by James M - rated 4 out of 5
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Course Information:
27 holes | Par 70 | 6254 yards | Private | Links

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