Welcome to Lauder Golf Club, a historic and picturesque golfing gem located on Galashiels Road in Lauder. This members club boasts a beautiful parkland course that spans nine holes and features 17 tees. What sets Lauder apart is its welcoming policy, allowing visitors to test their skills from the back tees, making it one of the most equitable challenges in "The Scottish Borders."
Nestled amidst gently sloping parkland, Lauder Golf Course provides a true test of your golfing abilities while offering breathtaking views of the scenic Lauderdale District. With its founding dating back to 1896, this course carries a rich history that adds to the overall experience, making it a must-visit destination for golfers in the region.
The layout, initially overseen by the esteemed Mr. Willie Park, Jnr., a British Open Champion in 1887 and 1889, showcases feature holes like "The Wood" and "The Quarry." These holes provide an exceptional challenge for golfers with low handicaps, while still ensuring an enjoyable day for those who may need a few more shots to conquer the course.
The course itself is a par 70, spanning a length of 6030 yards, providing a perfect balance of difficulty and playability. As you step onto the well-maintained fairways and greens, you'll be walking in the footsteps of golfing legends, and perhaps even attempting to break the professional course record held by Mr. Willie Park, Jnr. himself - an impressive score of 70, which has remained unbeaten since 1905.
Founded in 1896, Lauder Golf Club has stood the test of time, offering a classic golfing experience with modern amenities for players to enjoy. So whether you're a seasoned golfer looking for a fair challenge or a newcomer seeking a taste of golfing history, a day spent at Lauder Golf Club promises an excellent and memorable golfing adventure in the heart of The Scottish Borders.