The North Berwick Golf Club Review

North Berwick GCThe North Berwick Golf Club in East Lothian

The North Berwick Golf Club
New Club House
Beach Road
North Berwick
East Lothian
EH39 4BB

June 22nd, 2015 00:15

Reviewer

First Name Bill
Last Name Garrett
Handicap 7

Course Review and Comments

An American here. I have played almost all of the highly acclaimed golf courses in the States, and I also played the Old in St. Andrews on my trip. I must say, I would have a hard time choosing, if given the choice of which to play again if North Berwick is one of the choices. It seemed as if I was playing golf in a time since passed. It was not the typical well-manicured gardens of the courses we have at home, nor did I feel like a tourist, as I did at St. Andrews. I somehow felt welcome and comfortable at North Berwick. In a weird way, I believe I sensed the heartbeat of true golf. Generous landing areas with readable greens. Some blind shots that add character to the layout. On my deathbed, I will still remember the walls at North Berwick that crossed the fairways. I will also remember the redan green, just not so fondly, I struggled on that hole. The fresh wind blew from the sea very stiffly, which is what I wanted to experience. I want to thank management for allowing a golf loving visitor a chance to enjoy the roots of golf by leaving most of the course in a natural state. This is not only a golf course, but a piece of history. It is a must play if you love the game. The pub above the 18th hole is fantastic.

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Date course was played Sunday 13th of July 2014
Price paid for golf 150
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Play Again Yes
Recommend Yes

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