Musselburgh Links – The Old Golf Course

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At A Glance

Musselburgh Links is the oldest golf course in the world! Evidence proves the game of golf was played here in 1672. Reputedly, Mary Queen of Scots played here in 1607. It is also home to the first halfway house - Mrs.Forman's Inn. She served golfers through a hatch in the wall at the turn.

Musselburgh Links - The Old Golf Course is only 9-hole golf course to host the Open Championship not once, but six times, between 1874 and 1891! It was also the former home to the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers.

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No Laying Up visited the course and the video can be seen by clicking here.

Iona Stephen travelled to the oldest course in the world. The video can be seen here.


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