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The Duke's St Andrews

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Address: Craigtoun, St. Andrews KY16 8NS, Scotland
Phone Number: 01334 474371
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The Duke's, owned and managed by the Old Course Hotel, is a lush, heathland...

The Duke's, owned and managed by the Old Course Hotel, is a lush, heathland golf course perched on the hillside just a few minutes from the hotel. Noted in Golf World's Top 100 Courses in the Scotland, this championship 18-hole course has magnificent greens, beautiful fairways, a fleet of electric golf buggies and five tees on every hole, making it most appealing to golfers of all abilities. Don't forget to visit The Duke's Clubhouse, a popular and relaxed dining venue with stunning views of St Andrews and beyond. The award-winning Duke’s Clubhouse offers a hearty selection of traditional food to warm the cockles of any weary golfer’s heart - tune in to the post-golfing analysis over a pint of beer or head on to the deck and catch a few rays of sun with a gin and tonic in hand.

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Very good course

Me and a friend played The Duke in late August 2016. It was a very enjoyable course with many great, scenic holes. The fairways were hard so the ball would roll quite a bit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and a friend played The Duke in late August 2016. It was a very enjoyable course with many great, scenic holes. The fairways were hard so the ball would roll quite a bit. Greens were in great shape. The driving range and a very good short game/chipping green were inluded in cost. We got a great deal by booking... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a great golf lesson with Tom yesterday. We have had a few lessons with others but this was by far the best and pitched at just the right level. Tom was very welcoming and very helpful and we both came away feeling more confident. Hope to go back for more lessons soon.

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spygrl9993
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a voucher from one of these deal sites. Never been here before so didn't know what to expect! Staff were very friend,y, we were about an hour too early for our reservation but they accommodated us no problem. Very busy with golfers coming and going. Advised there may be a wait for our food. Wasn't a huge wait after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Callum and co were superb! Very helpful, knowledgable and couldn't have been more welcoming. 👍🏼 course is tough but rewarding. Overall a special experience made by a cracking team. Thank you guys!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Played 'the dukes' on a dry warm saturday morning. Great views, helpful friendly staff and good food/facilities. Challenging course with many memorable holes. Well worth a visit

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Pitlochry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

returned for another round of golf and the weather this time was excellent, the golf course was in excellent condition, the clubhouse was very good as we had a lunch before golfing. All staff at the clubhouse and starters office were brilliant couldn't do enough for us. All in all highly recommended even if you just go for a meal... More 

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Lochgilphead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Played 2 twilight rounds and enjoyed both. Weather was kind to us. Staff were very friendly. Both sons enjoyed their games, as did their dad. Beautiful course. Will most certainly be back. Once my golf gets better I might even manage to play a round.

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Fife, Scotland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

The restaurant has stunning views. The food though was very dry. More worryingly we were not asked once if our meal was ok. When we had finished, my husband had to say that the mushy peas were not good I was not even asked why I had only taken one bite out of the tuna open sandwich.

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Torrevieja, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Played ladies pairs & had a fabulous day. Craig & his team organized a great competition & their welcome added to our overall enjoyment. 5 star course with 5 star views, can't wait to go back. Strongly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Checked in for a seniors mixed open with my wife during our visit to St Andrews, from arrival to completing the round it was excellent. A great course, excellent organisation by Craig and his team with the start on time. We are looking forward to playing again next year as its now a definite venue for July.

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