Golf Course Guides

The Scottish Golf Guide by David Hamilton, 1982 expanded edition 2009 Berlinn with forward by Sean Connery.

Golf Lovers Guide 2019The Golf Lovers Guide to Scotland by Michael Whitehead published 2019 by Pen & Sword White Owl.

This book contains course descriptions, histories and visitor details to 23 selected 18-hole courses in Scotland, as well as half-a-dozen 9-hole courses and outline details of over 60 other courses on site and nearby.

Available as a paperback or in digital format from the publishers or Blackwells or from

AA Guide to Golf Courses in Britain & Ireland by AA Lifestyle Guides (2012).

There is also a search facility on their website.


Golf In Scotland 2019Golf in Scotland - A Travel Planning Guide by Allan McAllister Ferguson, published in 2001 with updated edition in 2015 by WF Publishing.

The guide is designed to help travellers (especially from the USA) save money by planning their own trips. There is advice on when to go, where to go, transportation, lodging, and other travel decisions, including thirteen detailed itineraries (some under $2,000). There are also descriptions of over seventy golf courses with booking policies and contact information. Appendices include a golf-readiness checklist, about 300 websites for planning and a bibliography for further reading.

Available from Amazon or Barnes and Noble as paperback or a Kindle book.

Golf in Scotland by Roger Kidd,  2002 Roger Kidd's Golf Guides

The 2014 Royal & Ancient Golfer's Handbook with editor Renton Laidlaw, Publishers Macmillan (Annually). This is the last printed edition of this book, which began in 1899.