Scottish Links Golf
a different game
Detailed DIY Info
on how to plan your trip
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the real length of a golf course
Royal Aberdeen, Cruden Bay...
Royal Troon, Turnberry, Prestwick...
Royal Dornoch, Castle Stuart, Brora, Nairn...
Just east of Edinburgh
Scotland's Golf Coast
North Berwick, Muirfield, Gullane...
South West Scotland
St. Andrews area
Out of the way, but worth a play
Machrihanish, Pitlochry, ,....
What others say
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Great Scottish links golf for high handicappers
Scotland, home of golf, offers great links
courses for every level of golfing skill.
|Your website is so inviting. I have not found
another site that caters for
the single golfer
with such detail on the courses
as well as
the towns and places to stay.
website has given me so many
the confidence to do it myself
as a single
The website I used for 80 percent of the
planning is golfnook.com. Of all the
travel sites, it was the best. It gives
everything. Since I used it last year,
updated it twice. Really impressive.
GOLF DIGEST blog 9/2011
by Kevin Daly and his
"Dream Trip to Scotland"
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Would you like to golf in Scotland and make your own decisions
on where to stay and what courses to play.
Does it appeal to you to travel independently
if you could be sure how to go about it?
Do you want to feel the freedom of being
on your own to play and stay where you wish,
yet feel secure and comfortable? Or maybe
you're traveling with someone who doesn't
golf but who appreciates the local scenes,
the history, the people, the culture? If
you answered "yes" to any of the
above, we believe you will enjoy and benefit
from Golf Nook Scotland.
You can create your own do-it-yourself golf
vacation in Scotland, home of golf.
Major advantages of independent golf travel
1. You save lots of money because your only
costs are those you, yourself, spend for
setting up your trip.
2. You design your own itinerary and play all
the great courses PLUS the hidden Scottish
golf treasures the locals cherish,
pros venerate, and commercial golf
3. You go at your own pace, not tied
Richard, a mid-handicapper, loves the game
of golf. Mary-Alice, not a golfer, loves
the land, the castles, the people, the things
to see and do in Scotland. Both of us love
the lore and aesthetics of the great courses
-- their history and tradition, the great
players, the skill involved, the game itself
with all its frustrations and rewards. We
admire those respectfully silent at golf
tournaments while someone else yells "GET
IN THE HOLE". We appreciate the golfers
who replace their divots, repair their own
ball marks and look for others to repair.
We're grateful for the one in the foursome
who suggests letting the group behind play
|Benefit from our golfing and non-golfing
experience in Scotland
Mary-Alice & Richard
We designed this website to provide free
information on how to plan your
golfing holiday in Scotland.
You can rely
on our recommendations for where
because we've played there. You
on our suggestions for where
to stay because
we've been there. You can trust
because we accept no payment
the places and services we recommend.
|With18 years experience as independent golf
travelers in Scotland, our website will help
you create your own golf trip and ... to
do it your way.
If you are committed to independent
travel, blending in with and savouring
local scene, you can benefit greatly
our golfing/non-golfing experience.
Independent golfing travel saves you lots
|Scottish links golf courses grow out of the
land. To appreciate and fully enjoy them,
it helps to know something of the history
and the culture out of which they were born.
The little things are what define a place--the
small details that most golfing travelers
in Scotland (especially those in golf
groups) never have the time or opportunity
to enjoy. But you will, because as an independent golfing traveler
your goal is not to play and bolt (or
we say hit and run?) these great Scottish
links courses, but to experience the
and unexpected delights of Scotland.
Click here for detailed DIY information on independent golfing in Scotland, and
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If you are considering an independent golf
vacation in Scotland, Golf Nook Scotland provides solid information you can rely
on when planning your trip. It's easier
you might expect. You will have lasting
of these spectacular links golf courses
of the culture and beauty of Scotland.
like so many, you may want to return
- Why independent golfing in Scotland is a
- Golfing with a local
- Specific example of independent golfing in
- Why a DIY golfing trip in Scotland is highly
- Getting started
- What you can expect from Golf Nook Scotland
- Recommendable alternative to independent
golf travel, if needed. See Detailed information.
For iexample, read the letter below from
an independent golfer.
Haste Ye Back
(An old Scottish term.) We update our information,
so check back with us.
Thank you for stopping by this time.
Richard and Mary-Alice Jafolla