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4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.7
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About

Holes 18
Type
Style Links
Par 70
Length 6275 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

The Glen Golf Club has long been the site of one of East Lothian's most popular golf courses, and makes for a must-stop on any golf tour of Scotland. It's a North Berwick East Links course that features excellent views over the Firth of Forth and offers a fun challenge for all levels of golfers. This is the Edinburgh Golf Coast, after all - East Lothian golf makes for an unmatched experience, and the Glen is in the heart of it all.

The Glen Golf Club sits a few miles away from Muirfield and Gullane and can be easily reached by road. The golf course features challenging and exquisite holes to lay, offering a mix of turf and traditional links right on the coast. Recent changes have included three new greens, extending the course to 6,321 yards, with a standard-scratch rating of 70.

After a round at the Glen Golf Club, head to the clubhouse, which offers a coastal view, dance floor, and golf-and-dine packages in the bar, lounge and dining areas.

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Course Details

Year Built 1894
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ben Sayers (1906) James Braid (1906)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - £25
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Caddies Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Delta
Single Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

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4.6
25 Reviews (25)
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4.0
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First Time Playing

Great fun

A trip to the Glen is definitely worth it. The views were amazing and the course set up really well and is challenging. The greens were good but not great but that certainly didn’t take the enjoyment away from the day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Scottish Pebble

First time playing at the Glen and it was a real pleasure. I had heard it likened to Pebble Beach and having played both now I can see why. The layout is good with a mix of holes near the sea and on a little higher but the views are stunning.

Like Pebble it is not really links golf but it is a stunning seaside setting with wind playing its part to make every shot a challenge. I highly recommend the Glen as a great golf experience and wonderful value.

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

Good course, good challenging holes and good condition

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Reviews 1
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 234
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Advisor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Very underrated

When golfers research or hear "North Berwick," one particular golf course comes to mind: the West Links, famous for its Redan and several other quirky delights. But there's also the East Links, known as The Glen. It's a terrific course in its own right.

It doesn't quite live up to the West Links, but what it does deliver - quirky-fun first and last holes, with several cliffside tests in between, and overall better views than its sibling - makes it well worth the relatively modest (£75) green fee.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 41
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Bargain on the East Lothian coast

The course is built up on a Cliffside, so it plays much more up and down than a typical links. Happily, that only added to the interesting mix of holes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great but at a price

Its a great course for scenery and views. It has a lot if holes with wind and against wind so adjusting clubs essential. However price continues to rise. Have played this every year for 5 years and price is now +80% !!

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness 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
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent course ,superb views , excellent value for an East Lothian links

First time visiting the area ,with so many other excellent courses to chose from,the course was as good as all previous information I had been given , and the recommendations were well founded. From initial contact with starter, to the bar staff , everyone was friendly. The course was in superb condition for March ,the greens putted perfectly, amazing as the greens staff had cored 13 of them in the morning! (There was a posting on their website that the work was being carried out this week)
Excellent value for money when compared to some of the other links in the area,
Can thoroughly recommend the course to anyone visiting the area.
Will definitely play again on a return visit to East Lothian.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Great course and real Links

The weather was extremely windy but the course was very good prepared.. Had showers thru 2 holes but that wasn't a problem. Enjoyed the course very much, so much that were gonna play again to day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Great Course. But Check your Booking

I've played this course before and the experience was up to the usual high standard. Great views and very well maintained.

However, the club had no record of my booking when I arrived. The same thing happened to another couple. Fortunately the starter managed to slot us in otherwise it would have been a long wait. In future I will phone the course to check even if I have a confirmation from Teeofftimes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A bit of everything.

It is hard to categorise this course. There are plenty of easy shots but also some tough shots, some terrifying shots and score wrecking shots to be played. I have read some complaints about blind shots but there was only one which you might say was unfair and if you have a yardage device it isn't much of an issue. Course was in great condition when we played it and the views are spectacular. This is well worth a visit.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Pleasant Surprise

While in East Lothian to play the more noted courses like Gullane and N. Berwick, we played an "extra" round at the Glen. What a treat! The course itself is a good course - not particularly tough, or even very linksy. You cannot beat the views that you get on this course. Holes 9 and 12 play into the background of Bass Rock, while 13 is simply stunning. The view from the 18 tee is stunning as well. It is just a memorable round of golf. Not too tough, but a few world-class holes and views.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Walked

Panoramic views over to Fife and the Bass Rock.

On a beautiful sunny day this course is a real treat.
A good mix of straightforward and challenging holes
Excellent catering and well presented, tidy course with lovely greens..

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