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Address: Victoria Road, Ballater AB35 5LX, Scotland
Phone Number: 01339755567
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Founded in 1892, this scenic 18-hole golf course offers its toughest...

Founded in 1892, this scenic 18-hole golf course offers its toughest challenge on its opening six holes, which include two difficult par threes.

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An absolute gem

Played here a couple of days ago and was pleasantly surprised. Course in great condition despite the devastation last December. Everyone is recovering in Ballater following the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
micmky007
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Played here a couple of days ago and was pleasantly surprised. Course in great condition despite the devastation last December. Everyone is recovering in Ballater following the storm / flooding and there's still evidence of that. It's work in progress but the golf club looks great, fairways and greens in lovely condition. I'll definitely be back next year.

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Aberdeen UK
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41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We are a group of golfers, and for the past 26 years we've come to Ballater Golf Club and it never disappoints. From the minute you arrive you're made welcome, breakfast rolls, coffee etc. Bill Yule the long time Pro has a well stocked shop and all at competitive prices. The course is parkland set around the majestic river Dee,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Booked 2 rounds of golf for 6 plus afternoon buggies, would have thought that would be a nice earner for devasted Ballater and its economy. Unfortunately the pro didn't see it that way he came to the sixteenth green and said " the buggies should be back by now you have been on the course over 4 hours " .... More 

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Thank Rob G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Great morning playing golf. Scenic course. Lucked out with the weather which always makes a difference. I had expected to see more evidence of the flooding from January but was pleasantly surprised that the course appeared intact.

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1 Thank Cuckooscot
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Ballater sadly suffered terribly as a result of storm Frank. However it's now getting back to being one of the best parkland layouts in Scotland. Greens true and firm, fairways in good nick and stunning scenery all round. Clubhouse first class for service and catering. A must for any true golfer

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1 Thank StewartR216
Ballater, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

If you are a member or a guest you are guaranteed a good meal at Ballater Golf Club Chef Brian and Margaret the Floor Manager will guarantee excellent service with a smile

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1 Thank 739ajc
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This was the second time we visited with my elderly parents who both golfed here in the 1970's and '80's. First time the the barman was down right unfriendly and unwelcoming. Thought he was having an off day. No. Second time we visited he was just as bad. My parents are in their 80's and they commented how they'd never... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Such a beautiful course. The scenery is breathtaking, the course itself puts most in Hampshire to shame, and the staff are so helpful I was taken aback. If I didn't live so far away I would play here every week.

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2 Thank NMC1970
Ballater, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Ballater golf course is a good course with beautiful views for you to take in on your way around the 18 holes,with the chance to spot some deer or other wild life that live on or around the course, The last time I played there was on a Sunday , and especially on the 15 th there was a Hugh... More 

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Heswall, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Very friendly staff, nice well presented course, and a excellent sandwich lunch, served by friendl staff

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