The Roxburghe Championship Golf Course
- 7111 yards
- Par 72
- Course Record held by Sergio Garcia at 66
- Scotland's 5th best inland course
- Current Scottish Seniors Open, Roxburghe Champion 2004, Bill Longmuir
The Roxburghe Championship Golf Course was conceived by The Duke of Roxburghe, an avid golfer who commissioned Dave Thomas to design and construct this unique golf course with spectacular Scottish Borders views on the Roxburghe Estate.
The course was opened in 1997 and the result of Thomas's design bears his distinct hallmark of well positioned bunkers and large USGA rolling greens.
The wide fairways of the course follow the natural contours of the landscape and, make full use of the many changes in levels . The signature hole is "Viaduct", an elevated tee commanding superb views over the River Teviot that hugs the left of the fairway with an imposing viaduct across the horizon.
"Roxburghe's signature hole, The Viaduct, is my favourite 14th tee in Scotland! It's such a beautiful hole in such a glorious setting" Sam Torrance
The heart of the Roxburghe course are the par threes, play these well and you will hopefully card a good score as three of them are around the 190 yards mark.
There are two beautifully laid out par 3’s with water hazards. Depending on your game these will have to be played either strategically or reached with an accurate and long club.
When Colin Montgomerie opened the course with Nick Faldo, he commented:
"I was impressed with the design and the quality of The Roxburghe. The Greens were immaculate and the course picturesque, a pleasure to play for professional and amateur alike".