Kingsbarns Golf Links, St. Andrews

4.5
#2 of 235 in Golf in Scotland
Ranked in the top 60 courses in the world and top 20 in Europe, Kingsbarns Golf Links sports 18 well-maintained holes, all with views of the North Sea. The course was built in the early 2000s and reflects a more American golf style rather than traditional Scottish links. Caddies offer information about each hole and advice about each shot. This site is a must for golf-enthusiasts--the price reflects the quality of the course and service. Stop and relax at the clubhouse, enjoy a drink, and watch other golfers complete the 18th hole. Make Kingsbarns Golf Links a part of your St. Andrews vacation plans using our St. Andrews route planner.
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  • Traveled to Scotland on vacation with the hope of playing a couple of rounds of "real" links golf for the very first time with my brother-in-law. The plan all along was to enter the ballot for The Old...  more »
  • Played 18 holes and totally enjoyed the experience every hole played differently a joy too play will come back  more »
  • After playing golf for 50 years I think this is prettiest course I have ever played. Every hole was beautiful my caddie was excellent wonderful experience. Don't leave this on out if planning a golf t...  more »
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  • Challenging, though fair course design. A 'Must' for every LinksGolfFan. GreenFee includes invaluable, memorable panoramic views.
  • This is a must play course when you are in the area. It's just a great set up and a real test of links golf.
  • One of the best golf courses in Scotland (my personal favourite). Stunning links course. Challenging but not punishing for higher handicaps. Great clubhouse too and excellent hire club service if you need it.
  • This is quite simply one of Scotland's great golf courses. visually stunning, and a treat to golf. It is a brilliant modern links, opened in 1999/2000, and has fast become a must play for golfers from across the world and now plays host to the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and will be the venue for Women's British Open in 2017.
  • Absolutely fantastic course and great training possibilities

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