Playing golf in the Scottish Borders
There's everything a golfer needs at your self-catering cottage at Burnbrae Holidays, from secure storage for equipment, no stairs to lug your golf trolley up, and a drying room for shoes and clothes. And there are 20 local courses, each very different, to choose from.
The Scottish Borders has many memorable and different golf courses. How about 18 holes with spectacular coastal views at Eyemouth, where you actually get to play over the sea? Or a challenging course in the steep hills near Galashiels at Torwoodlee?
Staying on the flat, The Hirsel at Coldstream is a pleasant stroll through majestic parkland beside at stately home, or take in the Tweed as you play a genteel 9 holes at St Boswells Golf Club. Burnbrae's local course, Kelso, is right beside the town's racecourse.
Some of the courses offer a driving range or practice ground, and there are dedicated driving ranges at Mounthooly (near Jedburgh) and Meadowfield (near Galashiels). Whatever you're looking for in a course, you're bound to find it close by your holiday cottage at Burnbrae.
Useful links to golfing information
The Border Golfers' Association's website information about 7 local Borders golf courses, including Kelso, Hawick, Melrose, and Galashiels.
Melville Golf course has a 9 hole pay and play golf course with USGA Greens with prices from £10 for 9 holes. Booking not necessary, open dawn till dusk. The range is all-weather and floodlit with LED lighting. John Murray a PGA coach is available for private lessons and groups.Very friendly, family friendly golf course on the edge of Edinburgh. Lessons available while you are on holiday at Burnbrae Holidays.