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Gullane - No.3 Course

About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Links
Par 68
Length 5259 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

The Gullane Golf Club No. 3 Course was ready for play in 1910, and now the first and last trios of holes sit on the east side of Highway A198. The other 12 holes lie on the south side of Gullane Hill and offer wonderful views across the Aberlady Bay, of Edinburgh and Firth of Forth.

Do not let the official yardage mislead you: At 5,259 yards, the par-68 golf course looks small, maybe simple, and there's only a single par-5, the 443-yard 14th.

This course, however, will test the most experienced golfer.

Course Details

Year Built 1910
Architect H. S. Colt Willie Park, Jr. (1910)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Delta
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Great Britain & Ireland (2020 #25)

Reviews

4.8
43 Reviews (43)
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Gullane 3

Cracking short par67 with tremendous greens a really good test of links golf without being to long and tough good mix of sort holes and tougher longer holes so a really good test for all level of golfers

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Great course

If this is the weakest of the three Gullane courses it just makes me want to really play the others even more.
A short but lovely links course with superb greens. Free range balls prior to playing adds to the value.
The par 3 15th is such an enjoyable golf hole.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Gullane

Excellent course, short but a challenge if you miss fairways, greens are typical links greens and bunkers are tuff but not ridiculous.very. friendly staff..

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great fun

Thoroughly enjoyed playing this terrific golf course, not overly long and completed my round in 3hrs behind a decent paced 3ball. Playing conditions were absolutely perfect and look forward to playing this course in the future.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Fantastic course in great condition

Played Gullane No.3 for the first time yesterday and really loved the course. Greens were in fantastic condition, they were a dream to putt on.
Liked the practice facilities too as good to hit a few balls (for free) to warm up before teeing off.
Clubhouse was in process of being renovated so can’t comment on those but course was great, would recommend to anyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Enjoyable round on a short but challenging course

Course was in great condition and presented a good challenge with the wind blowing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Gullane no 3.

Gorgeous July day, not a cloud in the sky, and 25°. The golf course played beautifully and the staff were friendly and helpful. A great day's golf - we'll be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Another great day at Gullane

This is a great course, we have played it three times recently and it never fails to present different challenges, throw in the weather, a gentle breeze of the coast, pins positioned in some difficult locations makes for an interesting round. Staff in the visitors lounge were friendly and very helpful , ensured that we were not travellers from outside our area, we used the track and trace , enjoyed the light snacks and made the best of a windy day by the seaside, oh and somebody brought Gof clubs ................see you soon

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Different course every time l play

This is great course, and it tests you every time l return to play it, recommend it to anyone who links links golf. However, there does seem to be a lack of respect probably from the minority where pitch marks on the greens are not being replaced and divots not being replaced, l suppose it’s a reflection of the sheer volume of players moving through the course, but it’s time they were all remembered to look after the course, if they cause a pitch mark or a divot they at least try to replace/repair it.

Staff were friendly, although we only spoke to a green keeper and the starter,We followed a four ball and one of the guys was wearing a pair of demons and track shoes....

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Gullane No:-3

Lovely setting for a collection of great Golf courses. Friendly staff and a great days Golf....

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked

Short but very sweet!

Excellent experience today at Gullane. Friendly, welcoming staff at the Pro Shop and the starter was very good also. Weather wasn't the best during our round on no.3, typical wet and windy links weather but thats part of links golf in Scotland in October. The course, despite the conditions, was in excellent condition. No standing water to be seen with firm fairways and the greens were fantastic, very true and quick.

Course itself is short in yardage but the wind really protects it as do the well placed bunkers and the small greens. Really enjoyable place to play golf. The views at the top of the hill are stunning looking back towards Edinburgh and across the water. Particular favourite holes were the 7th and the 15th hole. Both elevated tee shots with fantastic views. Will definitely return to play golf in Gullane again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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