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With the exception of New Zealand, it is reckoned that Scotland has more golf courses per capita than any other country in the world.

The most recent edition of the R&A’s ‘Golf Around The World’ survey – published in 2019 – put the total number of golf facilities in the ‘Home of Golf’ at 614. That’s roughly one facility for every 8,882 people. For context, it’s one per 19,579 in the US, one per 20,733 in England, and one per 79,066 in Germany.

So yes, we do rather well – and, evidently, we’re not done yet.

By our estimation, there are around ten new golf projects at various stages of development across the country right now.

Hit the NEXT button below for full details (and pics) of them all…

Please note: All info correct at time of publishing and subject to change.

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Michael McEwan is the Deputy Editor of bunkered and has been part of the team since 2004. In that time, he has interviewed almost every major figure within the sport, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The host of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a member of Balfron Golfing Society, Michael is the author of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland 'Writer of the Year' and 'Columnist of the Year'. Dislikes white belts, yellow balls and iron headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.

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