Cullen Golf Club

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4.2
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
5.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
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7 out of 7 reviews
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4.0
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3.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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2 out of 2 reviews
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3.5
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4.5
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4.5
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4.0
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3.5
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5.0
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About

Holes 18
Par 63
Length 4597
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type
At less than 5,000 yards from the back tees, Cullen Golf Club doesn't present much of a challenge on paper. But Cullen's astounding scenery and diverse holes make it a quirky and entertaining round for locals and for those looking for fun golf courses to play during a Scotland golf vacation. Designed by the legendary Old Tom Morris, the front nine at Cullen Golf Club take you next to the cliffs overlooking the Moray Firth Coast, while the back nine leads you back to beach level, making an 18-hole round at Cullen Golf Club a scenic delight that will have golfers gasping in awe at its meticulous beauty. And while the scenery is indeed stunning, the level of play also stands out. The 510-yard par-5 No. 15 hole will have long hitters pulling out their big guns, while the No. 14, a par-3, features the 80 foot Boar Crag to navigate. All told, Cullen Golf Club is a stunning addition to an already brilliant golf region.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 63 4597 yards
Yellow 63 4386 yards
Red (W) 67 4259 yards
Scorecard for Cullen Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
White M: 56.9/95 345 121 233 129 360 181 224 279 195 2067 311 245 179 152 206 511 352 270 330 2556 4623
Yellow M: 56.1/91 335 111 229 109 360 172 204 241 194 1955 300 217 174 127 202 491 347 266 325 2449 4404
Red W: 57.1/93 321 99 223 102 352 166 209 233 191 1896 298 205 172 120 199 493 343 257 320 2407 4303
Handicap 9 7 1 11 3 13 5 17 15 14 6 2 4 8 10 12 18 16
Par 4 3 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 30 4 3 3 3 3 5 4 4 4 33 63
Handicap (W) 9 7 15 11 1 5 13 3 17 2 12 4 10 14 6 8 16 18

Course Details

Year Built 1870
Golf Season Year round
Architect Old Tom Morris

Rentals/Services

Clubs Yes - £10 per round
Pull-carts Yes - £2 per round

Practice/Instruction

Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Single Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.2
7
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Crazy golf

we had so much fun on this beautiful course. Heard about it on the no laying up podcast.

We laughed out loud at the prospect of some holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Spectacular, but dry

The course was very dry. Greens ok and the staff was very helpfull

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic

As always Cullen was in fantastic condition. Beautiful greens and it is a challenging and exciting layout. Friendly drink in the clubhouse afterwards although there was no catering on the day we visited.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Unique links course

Wet damp and breezy day did not take away from a stunningly different course with stunning views greens and fairways vgood condition next time in Scotland will be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

A proper holiday course

It's just my opinion!

Round in 1hr 45 minutes with the family on the adjacent excellent beach! It's short and great fun.

Greens 7/10

Fairways and greens good.

5 great holes 7,10,11,13,14

13 good holes Some interesting holes that are odd the first time they are played (2 completely blind par 3s).

The 5 holes on the higher ground don't play like true links holes.

Paid £14. Rate £22. Definitely value for money.

Play again- absolutely.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Denver Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Scottish Uniqueness

This course is a one of a kind. There are plenty of blind shots and the setting has red rocks which look like they belong in the Bay of Fundy. Don't let the par of 63 put you off. Plenty of the par 3s are over 200 yards. Did I mention that this links was first routed by Old Tom?

The routing is unique as is the setting and par. There are uphill and downhill par 3s, blind shots, etc. It all adds to the charm of the place. You will not find a course like this one anywhere. Reminded me of Shiskine in that it is one of a kind.

Then there is the value-26 pounds (about $32) for a day ticket during the week. The locals say that plenty of people go around 3 times-I did twice. If you are about a championship test, not sure how much you'd like this place. If you want something unique at an incredible value-come here. Not many do, so the rounds were quick. Off the course, this is a proper golf club with a putting green, restaurant and locker room. In the clubhouse-get the Cullen Skink.

For value, this is amazing. Playing golf on what was once ocean floor is great too. Couldn't recommend a trip of courses only like this, but if you are around the area and playing some championship courses, this would be something completely different. If you are looking for an "Only in Scotland' day, then come here.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather

Hidden Gem

Cullen Links really is a hidden gem in more ways than one. It is a unique par of 63 with blind holes and stunning views. Course difficulty is very dependant on the wind where it can really put a golfers grit and determination to the fore.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Stay & Play Offers

$199 Starting price
Valid dates: Oct 19, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018
The package includes overnight accommodations, unlimited rounds of golf for two players, daily American breakfast for two at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar and 10% savings offered at the Golf Shop.
Cullen Golf Club, The Links, The Royal Burgh of Cullen, Moray AB56 4WB
+44 (0) 1542 840685
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