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The Three Oldest Golf Courses in Scotland
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Prestwick Golf Club
Musselburgh Golf Club
Musselburgh Links is generally recognised as the oldest golf course in the world. There is documented evidence that golf was played there in 1672, and it is said that Mary, Queen of Scots played the links in 1567.
St Andrews-The Old Course
Considered the "home of golf," St. Andrews has hosted The Open Championship more times than any other venue. Golf has being played on the St. Andrews links for over 600 years. The Old Course itself was established around the 1870s.
St. Andrews is famous for the large double greens and 112 pot bunkers. The "Road Hole" and Swilcan Bridge are icons in the golfing world.
Links Golf Course Explained
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Mark's next blog looks at Jack Nicklaus in part 4 of his series “The Seven Ages Of The Golf Swing” Until then read about:
- The Seven Ages of The Golf Swing, Part 3 »
- A fascinating look at the preparations for the US Masters »
- The Seven Ages of The Golf Swing, Part 2 »
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