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The Duke's St Andrews

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Address: Craigtoun, St Andrews KY16 8NS, Scotland
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+44 1334 474371
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The Duke's, owned and managed by the Old Course Hotel, is a lush, heathland...

The Duke's, owned and managed by the Old Course Hotel, is a lush, heathland golf course perched on the hillside just a few minutes from the hotel. Noted in Golf World's Top 100 Courses in the Scotland, this championship 18-hole course has magnificent greens, beautiful fairways, a fleet of electric golf buggies and five tees on every hole, making it most appealing to golfers of all abilities. Don't forget to visit The Duke's Clubhouse, a popular and relaxed dining venue with stunning views of St Andrews and beyond. The award-winning Duke’s Clubhouse offers a hearty selection of traditional food to warm the cockles of any weary golfer’s heart - tune in to the post-golfing analysis over a pint of beer or head on to the deck and catch a few rays of sun with a gin and tonic in hand.

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Awesome Golf Course!

This course was fantastic. I would play again anytime. Absolutely loved it. Challenging, especially when the wind picks up on the back 9. Beautiful Views from overlooking St... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

This course was fantastic. I would play again anytime. Absolutely loved it. Challenging, especially when the wind picks up on the back 9. Beautiful Views from overlooking St. Andrews and the ocean. Magnificent grounds. Rolling fairways. Greens in great shape. Staff was absolutely wonderful. Very different from the old course. A must play for golfers!

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Played a round here as a little respite from the links courses whilst on a golfing trip. Club shop & starting hut staff both very friendly and informative about the course and facilities. Locker room was great and even has a pool table! Very friendly members both on the course and in the bar afterwards. I loved the course. It's... More 

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Flynner81, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It’s so nice to hear you’ve had a good time and I’m particularly delighted to hear you enjoyed the course so much. We’ll be sure to pass on your feedback on to the team at The Duke's and hope to see you there again soon. With best wishes, Lee More 

Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Played here in a 4 ball end of march, I've played some very nice golf courses over the years, but I really liked the set-up here, clubhouse staff, starter( Phil I think) were all very friendly and helpful, I'll definitely be back here for another game soon.

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Thank GeordieGrierson
Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review GeordieGrierson! It’s lovely to hear you had such a nice time at The Duke's, particularly that you enjoyed the set-up and that you enjoyed friendly service from the staff. We really appreciate you taking time to leave such a positive review and we hope to welcome you back again soon! With best wishes, Lee More 

Alnwick
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here last weekend and loved it, no winter greens or tees, course was a little wet due rain day before. But still in excellent condition. Staff couldn't of been more helpfull

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Craig, Thank you so much for sharing the experience you had at The Duke's with your fellow TripAdvisor users – we really appreciate it. It means a lot to us that you mentioned the staff and we’ll be sure to pass on your positive review to the Duke's team. Please do come back soon! Best wishes, Lee More 

St Andrews, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I recently hosted a charity golf day at the Dukes in support of MND, to raise awareness and bring together friends and colleagues of the man who is suffering from the disease. The experience was absolutely phenomenal. The organisation from the golf team was military like from the first email, right through to the prize giving. We had a meeting... More 

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Chris, It’s so lovely to hear you had such a good day and that your event went so well – thank you very much for sharing your experience through TripAdvisor, it’s much appreciated. I’m delighted to hear you received such a great level of service from the team at the Duke's and the resort events team. I’ll be sure... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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184 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Won a tee time in the daily lottery. Lived the dream to play the Old Course. Shared a caddy with my foursome and rented a trolley (hand cart). What a great stroll where legends walked. Played well as a 20 handicap. 18th hole I pulled the second shot onto the #1 tee box. Hundreds of people watching everyone come in.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Played here with my teenage son on 2nd January. Check in was friendly and attentive. There were winter greens in play so we're given substantial discount on green fees which was great. The weather was cold but bright. The course was in great condition with most of the greens that were in play in superb condition. Really enjoyed the course,... More 

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Thank ADouglasBoy
Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! It’s lovely to hear you had such a nice time at The Duke's and that you enjoyed the course. We really appreciate you taking time to leave such a positive review and look forward to welcoming you back again soon! With best wishes, Lee More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 December 2016

no every lesson I have had before has immediately improved my game but Tom Ogilvie at the Dukes Course St Andrews is a special tutor - intuitive and into the detail without an unwieldy download but with a sense of humour I would say he prepared me for my biggest golfing challenge (playing the Old Course) magnificently. Tm forever in... More 

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with Tom at the Duke's with your fellow TripAdvisor users – we really appreciate it. It means a lot to us that you enjoyed and benefited from your tuition and we’ll be sure to pass on your positive review to Tom, he will be delighted! Please do come back soon!... More 

Edinburgh of the Seven Seas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was treated to lunch here by a friend, gosh did I get a shock, soup cold and burgers served with blood running out them, I thought I'd be safe having a coffee but ha that was Luke warm, I work in a local hotel/ restaurant and pride myself on great service and was expecting to be looked after on... More 

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Suki, Firstly, I’d like to thank you for taking the time to review the Duke's. It’s only with feedback like yours that we’re able to maintain, and where necessary, improve, our services. I’m very disappointed to read about your experience and I’d like to sincerely apologise. We pride ourselves on our award-winning service and we’ll ensure the points you... More 

Hawes, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Totally different from any other course in St. Andrews.... great facilities.... excellent pro shop.... All staff attentive.... food good vfm... and the course... well maintained great design... some really good holes.... great views over the bay... really is a must play.

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It’s so nice to hear you’ve had a good time and I’m particularly delighted to hear you enjoyed so many aspects of your visit to the Duke's course and clubhouse. We’ll be sure to pass on your feedback and hope to see you at the Duke's again very soon. With... More 

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