The history of Gullane No. 1 Course stretches back to 1884. Carved into the ancient links turf, pot bunkers, wispy grasses and smooth-running greens the course is a unique challenge for the serious golfer. Add to that the fabulous views across to Edinburgh, the Firth of Forth, and Fife and beyond and you have one of the world’s most cherished golfing experiences.
Not surprisingly, the course has been the setting for a host of highly acclaimed tournaments including final qualifying for the Open Championship on five occasions, the Scottish Amateur Championship four times, and the Ladies British Open Amateur Championship also four times.
In 2013 it was voted in 21st place in the Top 100 Courses in Scotland by Today’s Golfer and recognized as having one of the best holes in the world by Golf Magazine (USA) in the form of the spectacular par five 3rd.