If you are planning a stay In Fife and have a passion for Golf, Balmule House is an ideal base. If you’re looking to play the Championship Courses of Gleneagles, St Andrews or Carnoustie, the hotel is an ideal base for you.
There are also some excellent local courses that all golf lovers will enjoy
Dunfermline Golf Club
Dunfermline has its own golf club which was founded in 1887, and its rich history will be evident when you visit the golf course. The first golf course was to the east of the town in Halbeath, which then moved to Ferryhills, then James Braid course at Torrie and then finally settled in Pitfirrane in 1953, which is its current location. Along with enjoying golf at one of the top golf courses in Dunfermline, you get to experience the scenic beauty and enjoy the views throughout your visit.
Canmore Golf Club
Canmore Golf Club is located in the outskirts of Dunfermline but gives a spectacular view of the town. The Canmore Golf Course was established in 1902 and has been the playing field of golfers since then. In the beginning it was a 9-hole course, but then a new layout was introduced with 18-holes and the course became challenging and testing for all. The layout was also improved with the addition of more trees and facilities throughout the golf course. It has proved to be suitable for all level of golfers, and is a great test for accuracy and a good short game.
Pitreavie Golf Club
Another outstanding golf club near Dunfermline that gives you breathtaking views of the town, towards Edinburgh and beyond, is the Pitreavie Golf Club that was started in 1922. It is an 18-hole, par 71 parkland course that offers great golf to all individuals and groups who are fond of this sport. This golf course was designed by the famous world architect, Dr. Alister MacKenzie. You will feel his influence when you play on the perfectly designed course, with double and triple-tiered greens. You will also be able to avail excellent golf facilities and hospitality during your visit. It provides you an incredible undulating parkland course which is a treat for every golfer who comes to enjoy a quiet afternoon of golf at Pitreavie.
Forrester Park Resort
The Forrester Park Resort encompasses 350 acres of impressive parkland that lets you enjoy the views of Dunfermline and Edinburgh. It is a par 72 golf course which meets the high specifications of USGA standards set, with the best equipment and facilities around. Golf lessons are also offered for beginners and at this beautiful resort and golf course you can enjoy a game of golf in all seasons.
So if you ever find yourself at Balmule House in Dunfermline and are a lover of golf, you should visit one of these Scottish golf courses for a truly unique experience.