Experience The 2018 Scottish Open with Your Golf Travel
2018 AAM Scottish Open (Gullane Golf Club, East Lothian)
While many see the Scottish Open as a warm up event for the world famous Open Championship, it is without doubt a leading European Tour event in its own right. As part of The Rolex Series, The Scottish Open attracts a world class field each year as golfers from across the globe get their prep in prior to The Open.
Players such as Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler, the 2015 champion, turn plenty of heads when they venture to Scotland for their links loosener but the host courses are also among the stars of the show each year, with the tournament visiting some of Scotland's most loved layouts, showcasing the quality on offer at The Home of Golf.
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Scottish Open Weekend Experience
- Bed and Breakfast at Edinburgh First Masson House
- 1 round at Dalmhahoy East Course
About The Scottish Open
The Scottish Open is traditionally held a week before the Open Championship and in recent years, after leaving its long time home of Loch Lomond in 2011, the event has toured some spectacular links courses including the likes of Castle Stuart, Royal Aberdeen and Gullane Golf Club, and has attracted some of the biggest names in golf including Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler, who all look to fine tune their games on a traditional links course before heading to the 3rd major of the season. The first Scottish Open was established in 1935, and since then, when the total prize purse was just £750, the event has grown into one of the richest on the European Tour.
The 2017 Scottish Open was held at Dundonald Links in Ayrshire. A host of top players assembled to test their game against the Kyle Phillips designed course. Whilst we saw the likes of Rickie Fowler, Padraig Harrington and Ian Poulter challenge the leaderboard at times it was Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello who claimed the title, winning in a playoff against Hertfordshire's Callum Shinkwin. With The 2018 Scottish Open due to return to Gullane we're sure to see a fantastic tournament once more in the run up to The 2018 Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Links.
2017 Winner: Rafa Cabrera-Bello (-13, €1,019,896 Prize Money)
Youngest Winner: Martin Kaymer (24 years and 196 Days)
Oldest Winner: Eduardo Romero (47 years and 362 Days)
Lowest 72 Hole Score: -20 (Ian Woosnam, 1987)
Most Wins: 3 (Ian Woosnam - 1987, 1990, 1996)
2018 Scottish Open Dates
|2015||Rickie Fowler||United States||-12||€760,545|
|2012||Jeev Milkha Singh||India||-17||€518,046|
|2008||Graeme McDowell||Northern Ireland||-13||€631,045|
|2005||Tim Clark||South Africa||-19||€592,388|
|2003||Ernie Els||South Africa||-17||€532,889|
|2001||Retief Goosen||South Africa||-16||€610,999|
|2000||Ernie Els||South Africa||-11|
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About Gullane Golf Club
Dating back to 1884, The Number 1 Course at Gullane is consistently ranked as one of the best experiences in Scotland. With stunning views afforded and a true links turf layout, golfers can expect fast running fairways and undulating greens whilst playing this East Lothian gem. Located within easy reach of Edinburgh, Gullane is a must play golf course when visiting this stunning stretch of Scottish coastline.
Course Opened: 1884
July is a month of gradually rising high temperatures with the average temperature of 18 C, exceeding to 22 C and possible lows of 13 Degrees. Definitely warm enough to pack the shorts! The start of July enjoys almost 18 hours of daylight, with sunrise at around 4.23 am and sunset at 10.13pm. Plenty of time for early morning or twilight golf. The possible probability of precipitation is 69% chance, best bring the umbrella, just in case. The most likely time for moderate or light rain is around July 22nd.
Gullane Golf Club is a very accessible destination by car, train and air. It is located only 20 miles from Edinburgh and 30 miles from Edinburgh airport.By Car
If using a Satnav for your journey, Gullane Golf Club's post code is EH31 2BB.
By Public Transport
There is a bus available from Edinburgh with transfer times of around 45 minutes via the X5 route.
The cost of £40 (Uber) you can get a taxi from Edinburgh to Gullane Golf Club, the journey takes approximately 40 minutes.
Edinburgh aiport is around 30 miles from Gullane is serviced with daily flights from numerous UK airports.