Championship Golf Courses in Scotland

While most avid American golfers know of and follow the PGA Golf Tour throughout its rigorous schedule, they may not ever get to be part of such a well-known golf game or have the privilege of playing on the incredible courses that these professionals face.

That is one of the incredible advantages of following The Open in Scotland. While you can not only witness the oldest golf championship, The Open, in golf history played by the best golfers in the world, you can also take on the challenge of playing on some of the same courses these professionals do. Being the “Home of Golf” and also where the first Open Championship was ever held, golf is a game of the Scottish people and is available to play in every part of the country. Its incredible golfing history and proud golfing heritage is what allows the everyday golfer to enjoy championship golf courses that have been designed and played by the world’s best golfers for hundreds of years.

These championship golf courses include Muirfield, Old Course, Carnoustie, Turnberry, and Royal Troon. All well-known for their incredible history and challenges, these championship golf courses will give any golfer the experience of a lifetime while also being able to watch the best golfers in the world compete for the Claret Jug.

The Open in 2018 will be held July 19-22 and should be on every true golfers list of places to visit and see. This is the 147th year of The Open and it will be played on The Championship Course in Carnoustie. Carnoustie Golf Links has been a venue of The Open since 1931 and is known for being the oldest artisan club in the world.

For the complete experience of not only watching The Open be played but also playing on some of these championship golf courses, check out our 2018 golfing packages for the trip of a lifetime.