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The Home of Golf

Scotland is known world-wide as ‘the home of golf’. Scotland has the most links courses of any country in the world. Our 84 links make up the some of the 550 fantastic courses which our small country boasts. As well as playing on world class courses, visitors can watch multiple international golfing tournaments; including the Ryder Cup and the Solheim Cup. 

Learn more about the golf visitors who enjoy teeing off in Scotland.

Scotland Golf Visitor Survey and economic impact 2016 - executive summary

Published: April 2017

Scottish Golf Visitor Survey and economic impact 2016 - full report

Published: April 2017

Golf in Aberdeenshire 2016

Published: April 2017

Golf in Ayrshire 2016

Published: April 2017

Golf in Carnoustie Country 2016

Published: April 2017

Golf in East Lothian 2016

Published: April 2017

Golf in Fife 2016

Published: April 2017

Golf in the Highlands 2016

Published: April 2017

Golf in Perthshire 2016

Published: April 2017

Golf in the South Scotland 2016

Published: April 2017

Additional research on golf tourism