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The Castle Course at St. Andrews Links

A91, St Andrews KY16 8PL, Scotland
+44 1334 466666
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Shockingly bad design

Played Castle Course in 7/17. Layout is good; condition is fine; scenery is excellent. Greens are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic golf course. Great alternative if you can't get on at the Old Course. Restaurant is great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The newest addition to St Andrews Links, The Castle Course opened in 2008 becoming the seventh course at the Home of Golf and part of the largest public golfing complex in Europe. Set on a rugged cliff-top with spectacular views over St Andrews, The Castle Course offers a memorable golfing experience.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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A91, St Andrews KY16 8PL, Scotland
+44 1334 466666

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Played Castle Course in 7/17. Layout is good; condition is fine; scenery is excellent. Greens are horrible. Goofy golf--belong on a kids mini golf course. Hard to imagine what designers were thinking. Spoiled the whole thing. Plus it ain't cheap. Have to mention pace of...More

Thank jarydzel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic golf course. Great alternative if you can't get on at the Old Course. Restaurant is great with an outstanding view. The Beef Bourguignon is fantastic.

Thank Gvnr67
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot stress how much we enjoyed this course. It is a must. It is so much fun! So different to the old, new and Jubilee but truly special. Only opened in 2008 it is the newest links. Not located down next to the town...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 7 July 2017

You arrive at The Castle and immediately the welcome is impressive - someone takes your bags, gives you a quick guide of the clubhouse. You have a free tray of balls to hit and that you can then have a putt by the first so...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The course was really nice, we played in the rain. 😞. Reception was exceptional, coursebook was included and very usefull. Nice shop and good facilities. I would definately go again. We played in the first weeks of june.

1  Thank Basvanmaren
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I have to rate this above average, but it is not what I expected. The good- better views of the city and sea than other courses in St A due to it being a couple miles up and out of town. The clubhouse has the...More

1  Thank Nick G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The four of us turned up on Saturday for a coffee and quick bite to eat, there were 8-12 people in the restaurant with about another 30 - 40 seats and tables empty, we were asked if we were golfing which considering we were not...More

Thank Andrew P
LisaCameron, Marketing at The Castle Course at St. Andrews Links, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

We're sorry to hear you feel our service wasn't as expected. It seems on this particular day the tables that looked to be available were in fact reserved for golfing parties. We hope you choose to return and we're able to accommodate you then. Please...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful relaxing lunch her with friends, overlooking the Firth of Forth. Fabulous service and friendly atmosphere. Food scrumptious and worth every penny. Facilities clean and immaculate. Would definitely recommend this for a great lunch with friends.

Thank Ann-Marie S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

14 hcp here. First time to St Andrew's. Played the Castle course. All the staff were attentive, friendly and very knowledgeable. Typical Scottish weather in mid-May - 52 Fahrenheit, rainy, 15mph winds with higher gusts. This course has some huge slopes on both its fairways...More

2  Thank dave f
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Staff is on their game. From check in to meals , all employees have done this about 100 times a day without a hitch. Locker room has locks, towels, and is very clean . Restaurant has view of 18 and North Sea. Course is not...More

1  Thank Quaker1
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virgil s
4 April 2017|
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Response from LisaCameron | Property representative |
Hi Virgil. Dependant on traffic, in a car from the airport it should only take 1hr 15 mins roughly.
Mark M
4 September 2015|
Response from LisaCameron | Property representative |
Hi Mark, 1-17 April: £84 adults, £42 juniors 18-30 April: £120 adults, £60 juniors For more information please visit our website. Just search St Andrews Links on Google. Many thanks