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Kingsbarns Golf Links

5   Golfshake Golf Course Rating 44 reviews | Post Review | Website
Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

Kingsbarns Golf Links, Fife is an 18 hole, par 72 (7227 yard), privately owned, pay and play links golf course designed by Kyle Phillips and opened in 2000.

18 holes | Par 72 | 7227 yards | Private | Links


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Address: Kingsbarns, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8QD United Kingdom

Tel: 01334 460860

Website: http://www.kingsbarns.com


Golf Club Facilities

Driving range  Range
Golf club hire  Club Hire
Golf shop  Golf Shop
Changing rooms  Changing
Clubhouse  Clubhouse
Bar  Bar
Food  Dining

Midweek Guide: £240.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £240.00 per round *

  • Societies Accepted to Play

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 28

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

Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £240.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £240.00 per round *

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


Review Information


GOLFSHAKE RATING

4.97

Golfshake Golf Course Rating

 

AVERAGE RATING 4.7
(based on 44 reviews)

5 star
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4 star
10
3 star
0
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HIGHLY RATED

100%

would play again or recommend

Golfshake Review


4.8

The Course

4.5

Course Conditions

3.9

Value For Money

4

Pace of Play

4.7

Facilities & Service

4.5

Hospitality

4.5

Practice Facilities

4

Food & Drink

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Dean watson rated 1 out of 5

Reviewed Mar 22 2019

Cost

I’ve played all the St. Andrews courses now apart from Kingsbarns,it looks amazing but is any course worth the green fees they charge.the old course was £90 pounds which is good valve having all the history that comes with it.kingsbarns £285 because it’s claim to fame is the dunhill.surely the prices are the wrong way around.

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The BFG/Edinburgh rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 24 2022

Bucket List

This course is on most people\'s bucket list, mine included, so I was delighted to get to play it. We got a good deal, but it was still the most I have ever payed for a round of golf, by far! The facilities and the service could not have been better - it really is a pleasure to roll up to places like this and get treated so well.\As for the course, many of the holes are outstanding - visually stunning, well-designed, and challenging, but fair for all levels. However, there are a few holes that are completely plain and forgettable, which surprised me given the reputation the course has.\I\'m glad I have ticked it off the list, and if you get the chance you certainly should. But, in all honesty, I won\'t go out of my way to go back again.

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A Golfer rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Dec 21 2021

Spectacular course

A real challenge, spectacular course / views just an all round pleasurable experience.

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Dion F rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 19 2016

Beautiful scenic course with challenging bunkers and greens. Enjoyed our round. Was not impressed by the food although service was wonderful.

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Ian W rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Apr 11 2016

Glorious, rolling landscape with plenty of elevated tees and wonderful views up the Fife coast. Generous fairways but the early season greens were a little bumpy.

(Round played: Apr 2016 - Score: 86 Handicap: 14.6)

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Andrew W rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 14 2015

Fabulous course but at £226 a round not cheap.

(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 90 Handicap: 13.2)

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Dean, Surrey rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 9 2013

I played here on a corporate day, the course condition, club house and facilities are superb. The staff are extremely helpful and very friendly, with nothing being too much trouble. The views are fantastic, but with all that wind the course is a lot different from the tree lined Surrey course I am used to.

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Jonathan S rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Aug 7 2010

Stunning scenery on a beautiful golf course. For me as an 18 HCP every hole has the potential to destroy your card and plenty did, but take nothing away from a fantastic experience. The most difficult course I have played but can't wait to improve and return again. If you have a chance to play this course, do not pass on it.

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John H rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 15 2009

This course has the potential to be an excellent course, the only downside were the greens that were patchy and occasionally grassless.

The pros know of the issue but the owner wants a specifc type of grass which is getting over powered by another type and creating a poor surface.

Some beautiful holes and the par 5 12th is one of the best I have played anywhere.

Good course but if they sort the greens out then this will be an excellent course.

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Gary E rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 14 2022

Kingsbarns

Amazing course with terrific views and facilities. I’ve been lucky enough to play it many times and have played it for free a few times.
I would play it every day and be happy.
I live in St. Andrews so Kingsbarns is only 5 miles up the coast.
It’s a belter of a course.

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Gary E rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Aug 22 2022

Unbelievable experience

From the moment you arrive its an experience you wont forget. The meet and greet was extremely welcoming, the practise area well setup with free balls and a lovely Club house and facilities. We were paired up with a husband and wife from the US who had paid for two caddies. Throughout the whole round both offered us advice of club selection and lines even though we hadn't paid. The scenery was stunning, the course challenging but it all added up to fantastic and memorable day, Highlight for me was a 65ft putt for Par which the caddie had given me the line and pace on...he was as chuffed as i was! Expensive, but as it was a 60th birthday present well worth it. I would encourage any golfer to play this course at least once, you wont regret it.

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Michael C rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 1 2021

Stunning course and outstanding staff.

Course in fantastic condition, impeccable throughout. Tough challenging course. Day made perfect by lovely attentive staff from start to finish.

(Round played: Sep 2021 - Score: 99 Handicap: 21.1)

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Steven K rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 5 2021

Best course I've played

I'm not bragging......but i'm up to around 250 different courses played in the UK including most of the Open/Ryder Cup venues & this is by far the best so far. The layout, variety, scenery and hospitality are second to none. Yes, it's expensive, but it's a 'treat' course that if you are lucky, may only play a couple of times, so save up and play it - you'll not be disappointed. And putting out 'fairway lights' as it was a bit foggy when we tee'd off to help us round was a new experience......pure class!

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Andy H rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 4 2021

Unbelievable!

What. A. Course. Quite something else. Perfect layout, wonderfully kept, greens awesome. Quiet. Beautiful. Play this course.....

(Round played: May 2021 - Score: 88 Handicap: 11)

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David A rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 19 2020

Golf heaven

Tough (obviously) but Kingsbarns really is golfing nirvana. Thanks to our forecaddie, Mike Thompson. Knowledgeable and a great lad.

(Round played: Sep 2020 - Score: 100 Handicap: 17.1)

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