Scotland is a golfers dream! A golf travel to Scotland is a well-known golfers fantasy, the historic importance of Scotland to the game, the splendor of the old course, the tradition and the unique role that golf plays in Scottish life make this country a golfers heaven.
For families, golfing friends or singles wishing to enjoy a profound golf experience, the Golf Resorts of Scotland are a perfect choice.
Many countries around the world pride themselves on having great golf courses. No other country can claim to be the home and heart of the game of golf. Scotland is the birthplace of golf and today has more than 100 golf courses, one of them being the most famous course of all, golfing Mecca – St. Andrews.
Golf history has begun here 500 years ago and is very much a way of life in Scotland. With new golf courses aside old ones (and some new courses that are actually very old). Golf resorts are as old as golf in this country. A visit to Scotland is not complete without a round of golf in one of this county’s golf resorts, or a visit to one of the many golf courses here.
The Dornoch Castle Hotel is steeped in Scottish history, the 15th century Castle is not only a perfect golf location but also a perfect venue for weddings and receptions.
The Old Course Hotel Golf Resort and Spa is one of the worlds greatest golf resorts, the hotel has a spectacular location overlooking the famous 17th „Road Hole“ of the Old Course. Think of a vacation that starts every morning by looking at the birthplace of golf.
Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle is located in a romantic Highland landscape of contemplative beauty and offers luxurious hospitality, magnificent golf, and traditional country sports.
While visiting Scotland a golfer might enjoy a visit to the British Golf Museum in St Andrews. A golfer may also want to pay his respects to the first winners of past golfing tournaments. They are buried in the cathedral. An aspiring golfer may try and improve his game by visiting the National Golf Academy at Drumoig. This practice facility provides everything you need to become a better golfer.
When golfers are not busy on the golf courses there is plenty to do in Scotland during the year. The Edinburgh Festival held every August is one of the world’s most important and colorful arts festivals. Every September the Braemar Gathering is attended by the queen in Braemar. With other games held all over the country.
The Scottish way to celebrate the New Year is called Hogmanay. It is a festive joyous party in the best of Scottish spirit. Other events – The Edinburgh International Film Festival (every year, in mid-August), Edinburgh Book Festival and Glasgow’s World Pipe Band Championships.