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Given Turnberry was cited as perhaps too expensive...tells me that value is somewhat important to you.Nearly every course you listed will be quite expensive, (with the possible exception of Golspie and Brora)I would seriously take the above advice and see a few less famous courses.(especially this year with sooooo many tourists using 2020-2020 backlog rounds)A search here on GCA will reveal many gems(if you can wade through the search function)For example:Head north along the Coast road from Aberdeen to Castle Stuart-along the way you will encounter 10-15 courses that are excellent, authentic,loca,and uncrowded, and will spend about the same $$ on your 12 rounds as your round at Castle Stuart and Kingsbarn combined.You'll have a far better time, play arguably better golf and meet locals, not over logoed-sweater vested box tickers flying in choppers and staying in Castles.Another example:Pass on Turnberry and Troon and use the $$$$ to play Prestwick St Nicholas,Glasgow Gailes, West Kilbride etc. and take the ferry over to Arran and play Shiskine, Corrie etc., then onto Machrihanish,Carradale, Machrahanish Dunes,and Dunaverty.here's another resource I often usehttps://www.top100golfcourses.com/golf-courses/britain-irelandEnjoy-there are many, many gems to be had,no need to hang out with CEOs and pay full and crazy retail $$$ when much better options and experiences abound.
Walker, while you're in East Lothian I would recommend including The Glen Golf Club, North Berwick's East Links, with your loop around the West Links, The Glen isn't as good as OG NB, but it's just a few blocks away and it's a lot of fun. Congrats, enjoy your trip and tell your dad I say hello.
Sounds like a great month. If someone is going to Scotland for a week, they should play at least a couple of lesser known courses. A month - you really should play a bunch. Golf outside of the big names is also pretty easy to turn up and get around quickly. So on your way up to Inverness, spend 2-3 hours at Boat of Garten - you'll be glad that you did. And when you're around St. Andrews, missing Elie is borderline criminal. Around Gullane, Kilspindie is a good suggestion, but so is a trip to Dunbar. For many more ideas, read through Ran's Courses by Country and Sean Arble's UK tours. Less famous courses will provide as many good memories as the big names, and quite possibly more.
...Anyway I'd also recommend Elie and Crail.
...Royal Dornoch (my dad's favorite course! We have this scheduled together)...GolspieBrora...
While I'm in Inverness I'm planning on playing:Royal Dornoch (my dad's favorite course! We have this scheduled together)NairnGolspieBroraCastle StuartAberdeen area:Royal AberdeenMurcarCruden BaySt. Andrews area:Old Course (will enter the ballot most days I am near)New CourseKingsbarnsNear Edinburgh:North Berwick (can't wait)Gullane (I don't really know which are the ones are worth seeing, I think there are 3 courses)Muirfield (don't know if I can pull this one off this time)MusselburghWest Coast:Western GailesPrestwickRoyal TroonTurnberry (seems too expensive for me this time around)If I am missing anything I need to see chime in and let me know! And if anyone is in Scotland and wants to tee it up for a round, I'd love to join! Thanks guys I look forward to the advice.