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Crail Golfing Society

4.5   Golfshake Golf Course Rating 65 reviews | Post Review | Website
Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

Crail Golfing Society, Fife is a 36 hole club with the 18 hole, par 72 Craighead & par 69 Balcomie Links courses. A private, links golf course, established in 1786 and redesigned by Tom Morris in 1895

36 holes | Par Craighead Links 72; Balcomie Links 69 | Craighead Links 6722; Balcomie Links 5861 yards | Private | Links


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Address: Balcomie Clubhouse, Fife, Fife, KY10 3XN United Kingdom

Tel: 01333 450 686

Golf Pro: Graeme Lennie | Tel: 01333 450 960

Website: http://www.crailgolfingsociety.co.uk/


Golf Club Facilities

Golf club hire  Club Hire
Buggy Hire  Buggy Hire
Golf shop  Golf Shop
Changing rooms  Changing
Clubhouse  Clubhouse
Bar  Bar
Food  Dining
Function Room Hire  Function Room

Midweek Guide: £67.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £82.00 per round *

  • Societies Accepted to Play

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £67.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £82.00 per round *

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.


Review Information


GOLFSHAKE RATING

4.54

Golfshake Golf Course Rating

 

AVERAGE RATING 4.6
(based on 65 reviews)

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HIGHLY RATED

94%

would play again or recommend


4.5

The Course

4.7

Course Conditions

4.3

Value For Money

4.4

Pace of Play

4.6

Facilities & Service

4.4

Hospitality

4.2

Practice Facilities

4.1

Food & Drink

What the club says: A combination of stunning coastal views, centuries of history and hugely enjoyable golf is what makes Balcomie Links one of Scotland’s most finely polished, golfing gems.

This traditional, classic links course was laid out by the old master himself, Tom Morris, and opened in 1895. Balcomie has the unusual combination of three par fives, six par threes and nine par fours, producing a tough par of 69.

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A Golfer rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Dec 9 2021

Unbelievable condition

Found the course to be in unbelievable condition and value for money.

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Broadsters/Northumberland rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 15 2021

A wee cracker

Having played the Craighead course a few years ago we finally had the chance of the Balcomie on our visit this year. Did not disappoint. Some magic holes and some tough ones (4th and 5th if I remember rightly over the bay, we had a calm day but when windy those are beasts. 13 and 14 are two lovely par 3's on the way back in.

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Steven K rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 14 2020

Marmite

Had a mixed view in our group after playing for the first time - lots of par 3s make it feel a bit 'pitch and putt' however the wind blew creating a stern challenge overall, especially when having to take on the water in the front 9. Friendly welcome in the pro shop and club house...?.you'll have to make your own minds up....

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Jack J rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Mar 4 2020

Lovely

Great course, we played the Craighead but don't think it matters as they are both fantastic. Great condition and really enjoyed the whole day.

Would love to return to play the other course which may be a bit better going by the member comments.


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Gerald H rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 5 2019

Beautiful links course, play it if you can. Delightful views and coarsen immaculate condition

(Round played: Sep 2019 - Score: 89 Handicap: 12.5)

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Mark W rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 22 2019

Stunning Links course

The best course I have played to date. Stunning setting, beautiful course and challenging wind. It was a picture postcard and a privilege to play

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 101 Handicap: 24.6)

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Jasper V rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 19 2019

The club house was warm and welcoming. The course was a test in the windy conditions, very windy conditions. Testing conditions and a hard track.

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 102 Handicap: 22.5)

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Mike S rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 2 2019

Beautiful setting, great course

More challenging than it first appears, with a couple of spectacular holes over small bays. Friendly welcome and great practice facilities.

(Round played: May 2019 - Score: 95 Handicap: 20.2)

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Geoff H rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Apr 27 2019

Lovely, refreshingly well maintained course and with the prevailing winds a challenging prospect.

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Simon C rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 6 2018

Great course, welcoming staff

Very nicely presented courses, great staff, traditional club house with a long heritage. Balcomie is very open but I really enjoyed it and recommend it and Craighead. Playing both in a day was very enjoyable. Gorgeous sea views

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Neil M rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 3 2018

Three great courses

What a destination for golf. Three great courses, really enjoyable to play.

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Gary E rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 16 2018

Enjoyable


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Stewart A rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 1 2018

Quirky, testing, fun

Surrounded by the likes of St Andrews and Kingsbarnes, Crail is a little bit different. It's a older, narrower course and gives perhaps a more genuine insight into a true Scottish member's club compared to it's near neighbours. When we played it the haar (fog) moved in reducing visibility to less than 100 yards but that's far from normal. It was still a lovely walk.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 96 Handicap: 17.4)

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Ian H rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 30 2017

Great course with awesome views, unfortunately I had the wettest round I've ever played in with crazy winds, the only down side was being too wet to play the Balcomie course. Definitely go here, it's awesome

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 84 Handicap: 6)

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Nick B rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 1 2017


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