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4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
1.7
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.3
Layout
0
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About

Holes 9
Par 64
Length 4504
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Public
The Portobello Golf Course is an easily walked short parkland course in the shadow of Arthur's Seat, the oldest of Edinburgh's municipal courses. Not too taxing a golf course and fresh air blowing off the firth: ideal for a hangover morning. The nine-hole Portobello Golf Course offers excellent preparation and won't punish you too much for your mistakes on or off the course. The par-32 course measures 2,566 yards, and features diminutive greens that beg for precision in the approach shot. Portobello Golf Course saves the best for last, a par 3 that comes in long, at 177 yards and takes a straight long-iron to avoid its bunkers (150 yards) and reach the sloped green - you're done.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 64 4504 yards
Red (W) 64 4414 yards
Scorecard for Portobello Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
White M: 31.45/109 W: 34.35/112 393 144 367 198 347 363 181 375 198 2566 2566
Red W: 31.5/105 370 93 327 166 274 323 169 330 175 2227 2227
Yellow M: 29.9/101 W: 31.35/105 382 90 323 153 274 315 160 320 193 2210 2210
Handicap 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Par 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 4 3 32 32

Course Details

Year Built 1853

Rentals/Services

Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.0
2

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 1
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 1
Beginners 1
Junior Golfers 1
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 1
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Played On 06/09/2018
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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First Time Playing

Quick round

It's a quick round of if you're short of time, course itself needs work, they have changed the layout apparently and now have back to back par threes. I can't recommend this course for any serious golfer. Go and play Musselburgh old course for a couple of pounds more.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Average
Course Layout Fair
Played On 10/30/2016
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

Lovely course for a quick and calm round

Lovely course, I can recommend this course for beginners and fans of a quick and fast round. Nice short fairways and good greens. Lovely small golf course.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good

Stay & Play Offers

$110 Starting price
Valid dates: Aug 13, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
The Penn Ohio Golf Trail consists of courses mainly in Western PA and Northeast Ohio. What sets us apart is that we offer 29 different courses; including 4 private, members-only country clubs, 2 former LPGA courses, and many of the top courses in Ohio and Pennsylvania (including Pennsylvania’s #1 public course – Olde Stonewall). We offer 4 Mansions (for groups of 2 to 36), 10 hotels and customer service beyond any major resort. Our Mansions feature large common areas, pool tables, poker tables, big screen TV’s with the luxury of the entire group together in a large home setting.
Stanley Street, Edinburgh, EH15 1JJ
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