Murrayfield Golf Club
43 Murrayfield Road
Coursetype: Parkland and Heathland mix incorporating the natural contours of the Corstorphine Hill. With wonderful tight fairways and fast, smooth greens, this is a challenge for any golfer without being too long or unfairly difficult
Number Of Holes: 18
Yardage: From the white tees 5781 yards
Bar/Restaurant: The spacious clubhouse provides excellent bar and catering facilities available in the lounge, dining room and balcony area
Drinks/Snacks: Bar snacks and sandwiches are available all day
Changing Facilities: The Ladies and Gents locker rooms provide changing facilities for the visitor
Shower Facilities: Showers available for visitors use
Scorecard and layout
Murrayfield Golf Club Scorecard and Course layout. Click or Tap Image to see full size
Pro-Shop: The pro shop offers for sale a selection of current clothing and the very latest leading brands in golf clubs and golf equipment
Golf Club Hire: Golf clubs available to hire, best to pre book
Buggy Hire: No Buggies
Trolley Hire: Pull and battery powered trolleys available to hire
Practice Area: Covered bays, 6 available and must use own golf balls
Putting Practice: Practice putting green available
In their Words…….
It was 1904 when the course was wholly laid out on the Ravelston Estate west of Murrayfield Road. The course was then 4,930 yards for 18 holes a distance regarded as adequate for the ball and club technology of the day, viz. Haskell and hickory. Look for the maps of the early courses as you climb the stairs to the upstairs lounge in the clubhouse.
It was this layout that Harry Vardon and James Braid famously played in their exhibition match on 30th July 1904, attracting many thousands to the course. Their match did much for the early reputation of Murrayfield, not only as a picturesque course, but also as a challenging test of golf. The match was filmed and a copy was discovered in 1992.
Preserved and stabilised, it was found to be one of the oldest golfing films of actual play known to exist. This fact, and the fame of its subjects, made it of considerable interest when it was auctioned at Phillips in Edinburgh before the 1992 Muirfield Open. It was bought by a consortium of members and now finds a home in the Golf Museum in St Andrews.
Set around Corstorphine Hill, Murrayfield Golf Club is only 5 minutes from Edinburgh City Centre. Our 18 hole course is a parkland/heathland layout and offers golfers of all abilities a fair test of golf whilst enjoying spectacular views over Edinburgh, East Lothian & Fife.Murrayfield Golf Club