Royal Burgess: the origins of golf!

Royal Burgess: the origins of golf!

Scots are not only passionate about golf, they also claim to have invented it! A golf course at the legendary Royal Burgess is therefore in order.

Scotland is the land of golf, counting over 500 courses. Twenty or so are located in the Edinburgh area, totalling over 100 kilometres and 342 holes to play.
Ten minutes away from the city centre, the Royal Burgess is legendary. It is one of the only ten listed as Royal in the whole Kingdom, and its society is the oldest in the world as it was founded in 1735. Filled with century-old trees, the green is as was in year 1895 (slightly modified once in 1945). If not the most complex or technical, the course is nevertheless appreciated for its quality and charm. You can count Sir Sean Connery among the regulars! Tournaments are adapted to both junior and senior players. Not-to-be-missed is the clubhouse, developing a very Scottish welcoming...

Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh
181 Whitehouse Road
Edinburgh EH4 6BU

+44 1313 39 2075