Play the epitome of Pasture Golf at the free public course
of Bruntsfield Links on the parklands of Edinburgh, Scotland. We
welcome submissions of pasture golf courses to this pasture golfers'
Bruntsfield Links, Edinburgh, Scotland
A Best Pick for Budget Golf!
|Name of Course:
||Melville Drive, Edinburgh, Scotland
|Number of Holes:
||Pitch and Putt - free golf park in the middle of
||Golf on this site probably pre-dates 17th Century
|Facilities & Amenities:
||Short Hole Clubhouse (small green hut), clubs can
be rented at Ye Olde Golf Tavern, 30/31 Wrights Houses, Bruntsfield
|Reason for submitting course:
||While not strictly a pasture, Bruntsfield Park fits
all of the other criteria...no greens fees, no organized anything,
just go out and start playing...cool.
Bruntsfield Short Hole Golf Club - est.
The Oldest Short Hole Golf Course in the World; "indebted
to the part-time greenkeeper (provided by the City Council) and ably supported
by a few enthusiastic volunteers to maintain the greens in the best possible
condition, manpower is limited!"
Rules of play:
1) playing each hole from the tee areas
2) replacing any displaced turf (divots, not just your own, all
over the course, particularly the tee areas.
3) repairing golf ball plugmarks on the putting greens.
4) keeping a watchful eye open for anyone: - a) causing willful damage
to the course, b) damaging/stealing the flag pins, c) not playing in accordance
with the Course Rules, e.g. playing over paths, and to politely advise
After all, it's surely a small price to pay for a
FREE round of golf! Many thanks.
Rules of Play at Bruntsfield Links Short
Hole Course (source: course map) -
No person shall play the game of golf on any portion of Bruntsfield Links
except that kind of part of the game known as the short or short hole
game. All players shall begin as teeing ground for the first hole and
shall start for each succeeding hole at the teeing ground for each such
hole. No players shall play his or her tee ball until the player or players
immediately in front shall have played from the immediately succeeding
teeing ground. No player shall play his or her ball across any footpath
about the Bruntsfield Links Short Hole Course
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