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Musselburgh Links


Musselburgh Links, The Old Course, is a nine hole, par 34 links golf course, located in the heart of Musselburgh, surrounded by Musselburgh Racecourse.The historic golf course was an original Open Championship venue hosting this competition on six occasions between 1874 and 1889. Musselburgh Links holds the Guinness World Record for being the oldest playing golf course in the world.


For a unique golfing experience, you can hire hickory golf clubs and play the game as it was in The Old Golf Course's heyday. Further information is available from the Starter.