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Address: Craigtoun, St. Andrews KY16 8NS, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1334 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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Class parkland course at the home of golf

Totally different from any other course in St. Andrews.... great facilities.... excellent pro shop.... All staff attentive.... food good vfm... and the course... well maintained... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 16, 2016
Ian William H
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Hawes, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh of the Seven Seas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I was treated to lunch here by a friend, gosh did I get a shock, soup cold and burgers served with blood running out them, I thought I'd be safe having a coffee but ha that was Luke warm, I work in a local hotel/ restaurant and pride myself on great service and was expecting to be looked after on... More 

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Suki, Firstly, I’d like to thank you for taking the time to review the Duke's. It’s only with feedback like yours that we’re able to maintain, and where necessary, improve, our services. I’m very disappointed to read about your experience and I’d like to sincerely apologise. We pride ourselves on our award-winning service and we’ll ensure the points you... More 

Hawes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Totally different from any other course in St. Andrews.... great facilities.... excellent pro shop.... All staff attentive.... food good vfm... and the course... well maintained great design... some really good holes.... great views over the bay... really is a must play.

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It’s so nice to hear you’ve had a good time and I’m particularly delighted to hear you enjoyed so many aspects of your visit to the Duke's course and clubhouse. We’ll be sure to pass on your feedback and hope to see you at the Duke's again very soon. With... More 

Lewisville, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Much different than playing the links courses. The course is protected by large trees which means this place is beautiful. Took a golf cart to get around since it is very hilly and a long walk. Great staff and course.

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Zychman, Thank you so much for sharing the experience you had at the Duke's – we really appreciate it. It means a lot to us that you mentioned the staff and we’ll be sure to pass on your positive review. Please do come back soon! Best wishes, Lee More 

Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Myself and 12 colleagues had a fantastic day at the Duke's where Ayden and Calum, the two professionals led a Golf Clinic followed by a Texan Scramble competition on the Par 3 Loop. What fantastic fun we had - a great team building event and the guys were absolutely first class in helping to make it such a success. We... More 

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It’s so nice to hear that you and your team had such a good day and I’m particularly delighted to hear you enjoyed both the golf aspect and your meeting set-up afterwards. We’ll be sure to pass on your feedback to Ayden and Callum and hope to see you at the Duke's... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

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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