Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course

Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course


Contact information

0131 665 5438

[email protected]


10 Balcarres Road
East Lothian
EH21 7SD


Trollies for hire

Buggies for hire

Clubs for hire

Driving Range

Putting Green

Practice Area

Changing Room

Pro Shop

Corporate Facilities


Bar and Food

Course overview

Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course is a historic golf course located in Lothian, Scotland. It is considered to be one of the oldest golf courses in the world, with records dating back to 1672. The course is situated on the coast, offering stunning views of the Firth of Forth. The design of the course is traditional, with narrow fairways and small greens. It is a relatively short course, measuring just over 6,000 yards, but it is known for its challenging layout and tricky hazards. The course features several historic landmarks, including the Old Clubhouse and the original starter's hut. Musselburgh Links has hosted many prestigious golf events over the years, including six Open Championships in the 19th century. It is also the site of the famous "Challenge Belt" competition, which was played for by the top golfers of the day. Overall, Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course is a must-visit destination for any golf enthusiast or history buff. Its rich heritage and challenging layout make it a unique and memorable golfing experience.


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