Welcome to The Royal Musselburgh Golf Club

The sixth oldest golf club in the world.

About The Royal Musselburgh

Royal Musselburgh Golf Club is at the start of the famous stretch of golf courses on the East Lothian coast, situated to the east of Musselburgh on the B1361, this picturesque parkland course is certainly worth the visit.

The Club is the sixth oldest in the world originating at the 9 hole Musselburgh Levenhall links where the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Royal Burgess Golfing Society and Bruntsfield Golf Club also played.

Pride of place in the Royal Musselburgh is the Old Club Cup dating back to 1774, the oldest trophy still competitively played for in the world.

Course Update 

The Course is open With the following restrictions: Preferred Lies, No Buggies



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Memberships now available, please click here for more information.


As a member of Royal Musselburgh you benefit not only from being a member of one of the 66 Courses worldwide to hold Royal status, but also from being a member of the James Braid Association and the East Lothian Golf Coast both of whom offer reciprocal arrangements to members. Only 25 minutes from Edinburgh City Centre this is the perfect golfing retreat. For membership options click here.

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Your Journey starts here

Located at the beginning of the famous Scotland’s Golf Coast Royal Musselburgh GC is a stunning example of its architect James Braids work. Not only does the club boast an 18 hole course but also a 300 yard plus driving range, short game area and six hole short game course. Nestled in the East Lothian Countryside with the 22 other Golf Coast courses Royal Musselburgh is steeped in history dating back to 1774. This is a club oozing tradition but one which is embracing all that the modern game has to offer.

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Open Competitions for Visitors and Members at The Royal Musselburgh, click here.

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