Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers welcomes women members for first time

27th June 2019

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers (HCEG), which has its home at Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, has formally invited women to join the club as members for the first time since voting to change the club’s rules in 2017. Twelve women, along with three men, have been invited to take up membership from 1st … Continue reading “Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers welcomes women members for first time”


Muirfield ranked 4th in top 100 Golf Courses

23rd January 2018

Muirfield has been ranked 4th (from 9th in last years poll) best golf course in the world, according to Golf Digest, here’s the review:   4 [9] MUIRFIELD Gullane, Scotland 7,245 yards, par 71 Muirfield is universally admired as a low-key, straightforward links with fairways seemingly containing a million traffic bumps. Except for a blind … Continue reading “Muirfield ranked 4th in top 100 Golf Courses”


Open belongs to Lefty

25th July 2017

In the end, we were all looking the wrong way. The story wasn’t about a player seeking his first Major at 40, or redemption from years past, or the laying of professional ghosts, or an improbable charge through the field, or any other third-rate TV-movie-of-the-week plotline. It was about the guy in form, who played … Continue reading “Open belongs to Lefty”


Preparing for the Open

26th April 2013

Watch the stands being built in preparation for this year’s Open.


Muirfield to host The 2013 Open Championship

19th November 2011

The R&A has named Muirfield as the venue for the 2013 Open Championship. Muirfield last hosted The Open Championship in 2002, when South Africa’s Ernie Els won his third Major after the first and only four man, four-hole playoff in Open Championship history. This will be the sixteenth time that The Open has been staged … Continue reading “Muirfield to host The 2013 Open Championship”


Changes to Muirfield

14th April 2011

Changes to 15 holes have been completed at Muirfield ahead of the 2013 Open. These include the addition of six new Championship Tees extending the course to 7209 yards and the tightening of drive areas and entrances to greens. The last major changes to Muirfield were done in the 1930’s by Harry Colt, an enduring … Continue reading “Changes to Muirfield”