Musselburgh Links – The Old Golf Course

Scroll courses A-Z
  • Holes of Merit:
    2, 4, 6

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.

FURTHER VIEWING

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

Watch Iona Stephen play the oldest course in the world with hickories in tow!


Collections

This course features in these collections. Click an icon to view the entire set.


The Essentials

Everything you need to know before you go!


Evalu18 Recommends

Everything you need to know before you go!