Scottish Links Golf

a different game

The Basics

Detailed Info
on how to plan your trip

AFSD - how to determine
the real length of a golf course

Helpful Websites

Aberdeen &
Grampian Highlands

Royal Aberdeen, Cruden Bay...

Royal Troon, Turnberry, Prestwick...

Just east of Edinburgh
Scotland's Golf Coast
North Berwick, Muirfield, Gullane...

Northern Highlands
Royal Dornoch, Brora, Nairn...

St. Andrews area

Out of the way, but worth a play
Machrihanish, Pitlochry...

Links Lite
Great links golf for everyone


What others say

A golf website I trust. No advertising to bombard me. Just genuine information. Thank you.
Hiroshi Yamamoto,
Kyoto, Japan

Helpful Websites
for Independent Golfers in Scotland

Products and services we recommend
because we believe in them and trust them.

Bonnie Wee Golf ... Best Golf Tour in Scotland

Mary-Alice with Dave Harris, onwer, Bonnie Wee Golf,,in his tartan kilt.

Yes, Golf Nook Scotland's mission is to promote independent golfing travel and an experience of the "real" Scotland. Maybe you want this Scottish experience but don't want to create or conduct your own tour? We've found the perfect solution--Bonnie Wee Golf. The name gives you a clue...good, fine, pleasant...and just the right size. Genuinely personal yet always professional. Most golfing tours have a commercial feel to them with little or no feeling for the traditions, the history, the people, the beauty of Scotland.

Bonnie Wee Golf
is something quite different. You'll come away with a feeling for the world's greatest golf courses and also for the people and the country itself. Bonnie Wee Golf will design a golf package tailored exactly to you. A first class journey around Scotland, playing some of the finest courses and experiencing the very best in Scottish hospitality. And all in the care of a Bonnie Wee Golf tour manager who will be your chauffeur, tourguide, photographer, info centre and friend. A rich experience at a very "bonnie" price.

David Harris is the delightful owner of Bonnie Wee Golf. He has caddied at Royal Aberdeen, loves golf and the great courses of his country, and knows their secrets. He is committed to having you experience Scotland beyond the golf...the majestic beauty of the land, the warmth of the people. Bonnie Wee Golf truly is unlike any tour company we have ever seen.
You will appreciate David's kindness, integrity and excellent work. We heartily endorse Dave and his Bonnie Wee Golf, and invite you to visit this bonnie website for more details. Golf Nook rating? Absolutely 5 stars..

And... AND ... they now offer two new services beyond all others -- Executive HELIGOLF day trips, as well as their Luxury Coach Company. uniquely constructed by Mercedes-Benz for absolute personalized luxury. . www.bonnieweegolf.co.uk

Ranked #6 of 179 for
Edinburgh Activities in

Local Eyes

Fun & Friendly
Small Group Walking Tours
Chris Walker is a superb guide
What a perfect idea !!! Superb guide Chris Walker, a local Scotsman, helps you discover "the real" North Berwick and Edinburgh on Scotland's Golf Coast. Chris will show you the culture, the history, the charm and the secrets of these areas. His personal walking tours are fun and informative, making your holiday a great success. We highly recommend this unique opportunity, and suggest you begin your holiday through "local eyes". Brand new, already highly popular (check TripAdvisor to prove it), and the price is nice.!!! Take a look. www.localeyestours.co.uk

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Independent golf travel?
Allan Ferguson is a pro at helping you plan the golfing trip of your dreams yourself
. We strongly recommend his excellent book -- GOLF IN SCOTLAND. It teaches you step by step all you need to know about how to do it. This informative book is essential reading for the independent golf traveler in Scotland.
Like us, you
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Also, you will enjoy seeimg Allan's excellent website. www.fergusongolf.com

Celtic Legend - our new discovery for car rentals in Scotland-

You and your golfing group can save a small fortune by driving yourselves.
Really no need for hiring a driver.And you'll have the wonderful flexibility of doing
things on your own time, without constantly waiting for someone to pick you up.

Celtic Legend caters to golf groups. They have great locations in Scotland
and England.
From economy cars for a few golfers to mini vans for up to nine.
Luxury or budget, you choose. But either way: if you drive, you save.

Check out Celtic Legend auto rental.
They are Scottish owned with very competitive rates.
(And, if you must, they can even supply you with a driver.)

Visit Celtic Legend. We think you'll be glad you did.

Welcome to specialists for Scotland, Europe & USA

Ginger Beer Golf Travel

Unique - professional - excellent

Much too much to tell it all here.....so please visit their inviting website.

KEMWEL for Car Rental -
No contest, they win hands down

We consistently use Kemwel and find it the best. Ultra reliable, economical, easy to deal with. They get you rental rates for top European brands that you cannot get by dealing directly with UK rental agencies. www.kemwel.com

Our shortlist of really helpful, enjoyable websites --

www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk - A favourite of ours. Easy-to-use, rich with GREAT info on the Scotland that too few travelers get to see & appreciate. Visit this site & you'll be packing your bags!!!

www.golfhighland.com - Best choice for golfing in the Highlands.

www.welcome-scotland.com - Tells you all you need to know about Scotland. Very useful info.

www.scottishgolfsouthwest.com - Fine resource for this golf-course-rich area of Scotland, with an appealing introduction by Colin Montgomery.

www.visitscotland.com - Official site of Scotland'sTourism Board

www.standrews.org.uk - All you want and need to know about the St.Andrews links courses.

www.rac.co.uk - Royal Automobile Club...route planning, etc. Easy to use.

www.golfeastlothian.com - A "must-visit" site for Scotland's Golf Coast area

www.kirkwoodgolf.co.uk - "The site for news you can't find anywhere else!" The very latest on golfing events and anything especially to do with ladies' golf.

www.caddyhire.com - "Carrying your game to the next level" - Scottish links golf is really a walking game. One of the best ways to play these courses is with a caddy. This company provides reliable, punctual, professional caddies, and all can be arranged and paid for in advance of your game. The caddies are all vetted, and offer excellent service at a competetive price.

www.teemyguest.com - Want to golf with a member of a local course? Now it's easy. "Tee my guest" can link you up with a member for a win/win experience. What a unique idea. Saves you time and money.

www.GroupOn.co.uk -- Anyone coming to Scotland should be registering for Scottish offers. Deals for lodging, eating and golf. (Recommended by a friend of Golf Nook, Thanks, Dan.)

Accommodations in the UK --