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Torrance Course

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Address: Fairmont St Andrews, St. Andrews KY16 8PN, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 0 1334 837000

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Nice course but difficult in the rain and wind

We played this course in the wind and rain and it was very difficult. .It was made more difficult because the rental clubs were not great. We expected more after having excellent... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
Wilmette, Illinois
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English first
Wilmette, Illinois
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122 reviews 122 reviews
43 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We played this course in the wind and rain and it was very difficult. .It was made more difficult because the rental clubs were not great. We expected more after having excellent rental clubs at other locations in St. Andrew's. While the clubhouse was nice, the staff was not very welcoming. The course itself has some great views at places... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Came to this course after playing 3 of the St Andrews links courses but this is a totally different test. The day was very windy and cool the greens were like glass and the hazards were excellently placed. I'd like to play again with less wind but it'll test every pary of your game and your head.

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blackpool, lancashire, england
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Preferences are always subjective, and what pleases me may not please you. I like oranges, you like apples: does that mean that apples or oranges are preferable - or does it mean they are different? This is a links style course on a cliff-top setting. From some parts of the course, the views are limited - but you have come... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Played the Course in the Bellhaven Championships , came 2nd place , so not sure if I really like the course , however if I had won, May be my favourite ? Thats how golf works , on its day this is a stunning track along the most amazing coastline ..Keep an eye out for deals on teeofftimes.co.uk which makes... More 

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211 reviews 211 reviews
57 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This was a little bit out of town but very worth the drive. A fun course to play and in excellent condition. Fantastic clubhouse with a great restaurant.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

4th march 2014. Clubhouse closed, pro shop closed, we had to start at 7th hole, most bunkers I saw had no sand, were g.u.r., now I struggle to remember any outstanding features on the course, other than good greens. It doesn't feel like links ground, (came away covered in mud), and I don't see raised greens with cavernous bunkers in... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Played 17th Jan Having played the best courses in the area over the past three years, a friend and I decided to try the Torrance as it was one of the few who were playing full green, slightly restricted tees, and no fairway mats in January. We paid the winter rate on teeofftimes.com of £40 each, although it is reduced... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Fantastic course, beautiful greens and narrow fairways. Hit the fairways or you are lost! Better second time.

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Having played the lesser known Kittocks course the previous day we were extremely disappointed in this course. Very surprised that Sam Torrance is prepared to put his name to this very ordinary and highly over priced course. Staff were friendly, facilities are good and course was in reasonable condition but the layout and design of the course (particularly the front... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Surprisingly poorly designed considering I assume it has Sam Torrance's name (?) associated with it. The condition of the course was also at the other end of the scale to Kings Barns and The Castle course which were in great shape. But the Torrance had patchy fairways, slow bumpy greens and unkept bunkers. Unacceptable for August. Overall it was uninspiring,... More 

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