May 2024
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Playing Golf in One of the Remotest Places of Scotland


Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland – Source: Google map

We came back from our 2004 and 2006 trips to the Outer Hebrides (Vatersay, Barra, Eriskay, South Uist, North Uist, South Harris, North Harris, Lewis) with lots of unforgettable memories. We’ll share them with you on Scotiana but today and before investigating, as I’ve […]

Golf Season in Scotland!


Hoddam Castle Golf Course Yellow Flag © 2006 Scotiana


If you really want to get better at golf, go back and take it up at a much earlier age.

Thomas Mulligan (*)


Is there a golf season? I wonder…

So […]

The Magic of the Scottish Golf Courses…

Lochcarron Golf Club Weathercock Ross-shire, Highland, Scotland © 2007 Scotiana

A few days ago, when I discovered ‘First Days of Golf’, Iain and Margaret’s last Letter from Scotland, I suddenly realised that our friends had been writing on Scotiana for more than one year. Their first letter appeared on […]

The 5 Most Famous Holes of Scottish Golf Courses

I guess I will surprise no one if I confessed that Iain’s latest post about the “First Day of Golf…” got me running to my stamp albums to see if I could find some stamps featuring Scottish golf courses.

You can imagine the smile on my face when I stumbled upon a Great Britain First […]

First Days of Golf …

Golfers on the bridge – St Andrews Golf Links © 2006 Scotiana

. Bonjour Marie-Agnès, Jean-Claude et Janice! Hello again, how are you? 🙂 . Thank you for all your help in finding illustrations for our last Letter from Scotland (‘Daft Pate’ Macmillan of Courthill Smithy, Pioneer of the Pedal-Driven Bicycle). […]