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Address: Links Rd | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8AT , Scotland
Phone Number: 01224 702571
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Award-winning layout with greater changes of elevation than are usually...
Award-winning layout with greater changes of elevation than are usually found at other links-style golf courses.
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Great but tough golf course.

Best played in calm weather. A challenge for the higher handicap golfers. Wonderful condition and well worth playing. Can be difficult to get to at peak traffic hours.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
Alastair W
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Best played in calm weather. A challenge for the higher handicap golfers. Wonderful condition and well worth playing. Can be difficult to get to at peak traffic hours.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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319 reviews 319 reviews
41 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great course. The front nine is great. Lots of blind shots towards what appear to be sand dunes. Then you arrive at the ball and you are in a green valley between the dunes. The back nine is against the wind and a tough way home. Loved it but not for the faint hearted.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I used to work here, lovely place... staff is great and friendly. Members are very frienly to guests and happy to help out at the golf course. They have amazing choice of whisky! You must try few...

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

The visit here was brilliant, nice and sunny when we arrived and a slight breeze adding to the fun of the game. Would definitely visit again, great course

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Sydney
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152 reviews 152 reviews
32 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It was a windy day and a little drizzle to add to the insult. This made the course even more challenging. The course is a typical links course with rather narrow fairways and deadly grouse every which way. Of course it goes without saying you have to avoid the nasty pot bunkers. Some you can see and some you find... More 

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La Quinta, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

this course is steeped in history founded in 1780. we started our scottish golf holiday there i am not that bad a golfer , but.. found the landing areas just too small did not score well this being said, my wife did well... european course do not have the same anemities as north american ones few ball washers no toilets... More 

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Ireland, Indiana
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93 reviews 93 reviews
11 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great spot, great golf, what a venue for 2014 Scottish Open wonderful staff all great at a superb venue, will be back to play

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Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We were scheduled to play Trump Scotland so we asked our agent to book another round in Aberdeen so that we would not be making the 3 hour drive from St. Andrews just to play Trump. Our agent selected Royal Aberdeen and boy were we glad he did. Out of the 7 courses we played on our trip, Royal Aberdeen... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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124 reviews 124 reviews
42 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Old school with separate women's and men's club houses. Limited visitor times. Testy members. First tee is backed by the dining room. Tiny (but well stocked) pro shop. Hard to find. Yet despite all these barriers I look forward to playing here as much as any course in Scotland. It's not a stretch to suggest the opening nine are as... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We brought kids here and it was hard to learn much for them. No fault of theirs, by the way. Service was excellent and I would come here again, just as a couple probably.

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