About Visit Scotland Golf

We are the national golf industry marketing group for ‘Scotland The Home of Golf’, which includes the seven Scottish regional golf development groups covering Aberdeenshire, Angus, Ayrshire, East Lothian, Fife, the Highlands, Perthshire and the South of Scotland. The partnership includes VisitScotland, Scottish Enterprise, the Scottish Government, local authorities, The PGA in Scotland and Scottish Golf Ltd and SIGTOA.

Our aim is to establish ‘Scotland The Home of Golf’ as the number one golf destination in the world and welcome visitors to experience the many superb golf offerings throughout the country.

Our Partners


Ayrshire Golf Scotland
Birthplace of The Open, host to 38 Open Championships since 1860. Nearly 50 courses to choose from in the South West of Scotland. Championship Links, parkland gems or Island golf, Ayrshire has it all.
The Highlands provides many golfing options from community 9 hole courses to world ranked Championship layouts, and everything in between. Couple that with stunning scenery and you have the perfect destination.
Carnoustie Country
Golf has been played in Carnoustie Country for more than 450 years. It’s where golfers can embrace the challenge of the links, gently stroll through stunning parkland or indulge in the beauty of heathland courses.
Perthshire is home to some of Scotland’s finest golf courses including the world-class resort of Gleneagles, host to the 2014 Ryder Cup. Breathtaking scenery surrounds heathland courses and 9-hole gems in the Heart of Scotland Golf.
Fife is home to a variety of wonderful courses, that suit all tastes and budgets. Play at St Andrews, ‘The Home of Golf’, or enjoy a memorable round on one of our other outstanding links, parkland or heathland layouts.
Scotland'sGolf Coast
Scotland’s Golf Coast, East Lothian offers a variety of outstanding accommodation and 21 must play courses. 14 classic links courses lie along a 30 mile coastline south east of Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh.
Golf Aberdeenshire
Located an hour’s drive from Carnoustie, Aberdeenshire is home to 55 courses, four rank in the world’s top 100. Off the course you’ll find Scotland’s finest food, drink, castles and attractions
South of
South of Scotland Golf
Dumfries and Galloway, located in the South of Scotland, offers golfers a wonderful variety of 23 courses to experience, ranging from the Championship Southerness course to several 9 hole courses.


The PGAin Scotland
Based at the home of the 2014 Ryder Cup, The PGA in Scotland represents the interests of PGA Professionals living and working across Scotland.

ScottishGolf Ltd
Scottish Golf is the national governing body for the sport of golf in Scotland. Based at the Home of Golf in St Andrews.
Scottish Incoming
Scottish IncomingTour Operators' Association
SIGTOA members provide unrivalled knowledge and experience on all aspects of a golf vacation to all parts of Scotland.


Scottish Enterprise is Scotland’s main economic development agency and a non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government.
The devolved government for Scotland has a range of responsibilities which include: health, education, justice, rural affairs, housing and the environment.
VisitScotland works closely with individual businesses, public agencies and local authorities and other tourism stakeholders to maximise the economic benefits of tourism to Scotland.