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Royal Aberdeen Golf Club

Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

Royal Aberdeen Golf Club, Highlands is a 36 hole club with the Balgownie Links Course and Silverburn course. A private, links golf course designed by Simpson Brothers in 1780 and later by James Braid

36 holes | Par Balgownie Links 71; Silverburn 64 | Balgownie Links 6530; Silverburn 4021 yards | Private | Links

Buggy HireGolf shop Clubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Handicap required


Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: Balgownie Links £140.00 per round, £200.00 per day; Silverburn Course £70.00 per round, £100.00 per day. *

Weekend Guide: After 15:30 pm *

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


Visitor Information

Visitors who live at least 100 miles outwith the area may play our championship course, Balgownie Links provided they have a handicap of 24 or under.
TIMES FOR VISITORS Monday & Wednesday 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. & 2.00 - 3.30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday 11.00 a.m. - 12 noon & 2.00 - 3.30 p.m.
Friday 10.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m
Weekends - after 3.30 p.m.

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 24


Contact Information

Address: Links Road, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, Highlands, AB23 8AT United Kingdom

Tel: 01224 702571

Golf Pro: David Ross | Tel: 01224 702571 Option 3

Website: http://www.royalaberdeengolf.com

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Royal Aberdeen Golf Club Reviews & Information


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  5

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 11
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4.45 ... Overall Rating
4.44 ... The Course
4.50 ... Course Cond.
4.11 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.00 ... VFM
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4.50 ... Pace of play
4.00 ... Hospitality.
4.00 ... Prac. Facil.
4.00 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

11 ratings & 8 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 23 out of 2183.

HIGHLY RATED - 100% would play again or recommend

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Reviewed Jun 29 2021 by Ashley D - rated 5 out of 5
An incredible course with the first 9 in amazing dunes and the back nine into the wind on a plateau. Simply a must play.

(Round played: Jun 2021 - Score: 80 Handicap: )
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Reviewed May 3 2018 by Peter H - rated 5 out of 5

Top 20 Course in GB and I

Breathtaking front 9. Club has a fearsome reputation for its traditionalism. Do not let that put you off. They welcome visitors warmly. An ace on the 8th will inevitably lead me to suggesting it's the best par 3 in Scotland!
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Reviewed Jul 10 2017 by Duncan S - rated 5 out of 5

Historical links course

A wonderful links course with some very narrow fairways. The front nine is tough but the back nine is more gentle. The greens were good but not great. Lovely Clubhouse and a warm welcome. A course you need to play again to know your way around.

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 78 Handicap: 4.1)
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Reviewed May 27 2016 by Jj W - rated 5 out of 5

The third hole (par 3) needs a driver to reach the green if the wind is blowing like it was when I played. Beautiful course especially the front 9. First 4 holes are a killer though so don't get too dishearted if you have a bad start!

(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 103 Handicap: 22.7)
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Reviewed Sep 3 2013 by Colin C - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed May 4 2013 by Phil L - rated 5 out of 5
Awesome course - Front 9 in particular!!!!! Better value for money vs trump but that is also supposed to be mega


(Round played: Apr 2013 - Score: 99 Handicap: 20.6)
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Reviewed Dec 29 2011 by Colin C - rated 5 out of 5
Great to play on normal greens at this time of year.

(Round played: Dec 2011 - Score: 85 Handicap: 10.2)
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Reviewed Jun 30 2021 by Jim W - rated 4 out of 5
Great course to practice iron play and short game. Great condition. Provides a strong challenge in windy conditions.

(Round played: Jun 2021 - Score: 79 Handicap: 12.3)
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Reviewed Jun 28 2016 by Robert V - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 27 2018 by Malcolm W - rated 3 out of 5

nice little test

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