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Address: Links Rd | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8AT , Scotland
Phone Number: 01224 702571
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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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A magnificent course but...

There is no doubt that the hype surrounding this course is worthwhile - the first nine are up there with the best links I've played. It's challenging but playable if you keep the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
Alastair L
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Linz, Austria
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Linz, Austria
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

There is no doubt that the hype surrounding this course is worthwhile - the first nine are up there with the best links I've played. It's challenging but playable if you keep the ball on the straight and narrow. The problem is that its magnificence is no secret. Four ball follow four ball often with caddies and this can lead... More 

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essex
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Played at Royal Aberdeen on Friday. Course in top condition with probably the best outward nine holes in links golf. Fantastic facilities. A must play

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1 Thank simondo68
Annapolis
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45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

The green tees have a 141 slope. If you're above a 12 and it's windy, forget about this monster! They don't have any facilities to speak of for visitors.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A top notch golf course. By far the best course in the NE of Scotland, including the new Trump one at Menie, which is not in the same league. Compares very favourably with St George's at Sandwich. A great challenge.

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New York City, New York
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140 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

It'd been quite a while since my last visit, but with my memory refreshed, the front nine IS one of the best front nines in links golf. Only by comparison does the back nine suffer - it's still darn good. Royal Aberdeen is a must for any golf trip to northern Scotland! M

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Connecticut
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is one of the finest links courses - and one of the finest course in the world - that you can find. It isn't inexpensive, but worth every penny. The reception made us feel very welcome, with use of the ample facilities. The clubhouse has good food, and better views from the windows. The course is simply fantastic, with... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

From the moment you arrive on the car-park you feel this will be special,from the greeting and advice from the pro to the atmosphere and food in the clubhouse to the amazing test of golf The course is tough with many fairway and green side bunkers but an absolutely top quality test of golf, too many signature holes to mention... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 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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Thank Alastair W
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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378 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 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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Thank Doug G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 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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