Dunbar Golf Club is a hidden gem that has been entertaining golf aficionados for more than 150 years. It is located on Scotland's stunning east coast. If you're searching for a hard and beautiful round of golf, this course is a must-play. A challenging links course, stunning scenery and a friendly clubhouse – all the elements that make a perfect golfing experience.
A Brief History of Dunbar Golf Club
Dunbar Golf Club was founded in 1856 and was originally designed by Old Tom Morris. Since then, it has been updated and improved over the years by several renowned golf architects including James Braid and Ben Sayers. The club has also hosted numerous high-profile tournaments including the Scottish PGA Championship and the Open Championship Regional Qualifying. Recently, players like Vijay Singh, Steve Elkington (an honorary member), Colin Montgomerie, Paul McGinley, Luke Donald, and Sergio Garcia have participated in championships, qualifying rounds, and exhibition matches here.
Course Design at Dunbar Golf Club
The course at Dunbar Golf Club is a traditional links-style course with undulating fairways and greens, strategically placed bunkers, and a variety of natural hazards. It plays at a challenging length of 6,597 yards with a par of 71 and is known for its spectacular views of the coastline and surrounding countryside. This course hugs the beautiful shores of the Firth of Forth. It's undulating fairways and subtle greens demand all types of shot-making, regardless of your standard of golf.
Membership at Dunbar Golf Club
The waiting list for the Gent’s membership category is now closed due to capacity. Applications are not being accepted at this time but this may change in the future They can be contacted here for any other membership queries.
Where is Dunbar Golf Club?
Dunbar Golf Club is located about 30 miles east of Edinburgh on the east coast of Scotland, close off the A1. The club is easily accessible by vehicle and has lots of on-site parking. The closest train station for people taking the train is Dunbar, which is only a short cab ride from the club.