Belleisle Golf Club

Playing golf can be an expensive hobby and many people simply can’t afford to become a member at their local or favourite course. Here, then, we profile 10 of the best ‘pay-and-play’ courses in Britain.

Belleisle, Scotland

One of the few public courses to host professional tournaments, Belleisle is a parkland track of some distinction. The expansive fairways mean beginners won’t be punished too much for any wayward strokes, although the fact that it spans over 6,500 yards means that you should underestimate it at your peril.

Braid Hills, Scotland

For stunning panoramic views of Edinburgh and golfing conditions to match, head to Braid Hills, which is one of six courses in close proximity to the city. The par-71 course combines a picturesque and often hilly walk with a series of challenging holes. More >