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Crail Golfing Society - Balcomie and Craighead Courses

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Address: Fifeness, Crail KY10 3XN, Scotland
Phone Number: 0133-345-0686
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Hugely enjoyable golf, splendid clubhouse and warm welcome await at Crail...
Hugely enjoyable golf, splendid clubhouse and warm welcome await at Crail Golfing Society. Founded in 1786 and the seventh oldest golf club in the world, it celebrated its 225th anniversary in 2011. The club has two courses: Balcomie Links, a unique, traditional links laid out by Old Tom Morris, and Craighead Links, a challenging links experience designed by 2009 Golf Course Architect of the Year Gil Hanse.
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Played Craighead for the first time in a few years, and it is really developing into a great option for visitors to the area. The course is in good condition and the greens are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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St Andrews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Played Craighead for the first time in a few years, and it is really developing into a great option for visitors to the area. The course is in good condition and the greens are running true. Fab clubhouse as well - can thoroughly recommend.

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Clydebank, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Played the craighead course....nice welcome in thr pro shop and it was good value to play.the first few holes are good but not memorable...the course definately opens up more. The condition is very good but tge views are amazing. Not the best in the area but well worth a play Food fine in the clubhouse too

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We played Balcomie (the old course) on a Monday in May. It is really one of the nicest courses I have played, and it is highly recommended if you are a golfer visiting Scotland. It has some really spectacular holes, like the aptly named Hell Hole which offers you a knee-shaking tee shot. Clubhouse is fantastic with good facilities and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great vibe - lovely courses and classy clubhouse. Stay at nearby Balcomie Links Hotel. The experienced was fueled by the ongoing Ryder Cup event and what a thing to sit in the restaurant between rounds and watch the match play from Gleneagles. Then we went to the finals on Sunday when Europe won the titel!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

just back from a couple of days golf at Crail played Craighead and Balcombie links and had a perfect couple of rounds ( apart from the standard of my golf !!) two courses really complement each other and the staff at the club are great, fabulous golf pro shop, cheerful, helpful staff and a great lounge to enjoy an after... More 

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Alyth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The old course at Crail is the one to play. Lots of elevated tees, fast running fairways and undulating greens. The par 3's are superb and varied. The rest of the course is friendly if no wind, but challenging if it blows, which is often, take you low links game. Clubhouse and catering are superb and very different from when... More 

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Inchinnan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Just back from another great weekend here. The courses are in top condition and the service and hospitality are top class. If you're looking for somewhere to go for a golf outing, this place more than ticks all the right boxes

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Two great golf courses in the East Neuk of Fife. Great location with wonderful views especially from the Balcomie course. A fine club house overlooking the courses and the coastline. Excellent staff in the clubhouse

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County Durham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Played a great round on the Craighead course on New Years Eve - course was in great condition, greens great and was a real pleasure to play. Challenging with the wind. Clubhouse was super with views to die for Balcomie course next time - hopefully soon!

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Moray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We played the Balcomie on a very windy day with 30mph gusts and still came back with smiles on our faces. I loved the variety of holes and the stunning views. We were a family group with handicaps of 5, 17, 18 and 27 and we all enjoyed the course. There are a number of risk /reward holes which are... More 

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Address: Address: Fifeness, Crail KY10 3XN, Scotland
Phone Number: 0133-345-0686
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Crail

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