Scotscraig Golf Club

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4.5
Friendliness
5.0
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.3
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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6669
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Semi-Private
With a location that is not adjacent to but near the coastline, Scotscraig Golf Club is provided with a landscape that has a unique blend of links and heathland features. The golf course features the sandy soil, fescue, and gorse of classic links but it is complemented by rolling woodlands, an atypical feature not found on most links. The club was founded in 1817, making it the 13th oldest club in the world. While visitors looking for true links golf courses often overlook it, Scotscraig has always been one of Scotland's hidden gems. The most memorable hole is the par-4 fourth hole. This tricky hole has a fairway that is well guarded to the left by large bunkers and there is treacherous heathery terrain to the right. It requires accuracy from start to finish, especially to reach the small plateau green.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 71 6669 yards
Competition 71 6550 yards
Visitor & Members 71 6310 yards
Ladies & Junior 72 5791 yards
Scorecard for Scotscraig 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: 72.2/120 402 374 214 366 402 150 401 387 484 3180 404 459 389 165 523 175 479 380 396 3370 6550
Yellow M: 70.3/119 384 364 201 351 392 137 385 379 470 3063 386 448 379 150 512 163 467 366 376 3247 6310
Red W: 71.6/121 376 357 194 340 291 141 351 318 402 2770 359 440 375 106 475 136 466 333 331 3021 5791
Handicap 9 15 13 1 5 17 3 7 11 12 4 8 18 2 14 6 10 16
Par 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 5 35 4 4 4 3 5 3 5 4 4 36 71

Course Details

Year Built 1817
Architect James Braid (1923) Old Tom Morris

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Delta, Mastercard, Switch
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

4.3
10

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Quaint and cool...

I was looking forward to playing here more than any place else on our trip. It didn't disappoint. For starters, the staff was terrific and lunch was great.

But it's an overall cool spot. You pull up, park, walk across the street and there you are. The course was brown because of the dry Scottish summer but that didn't matter. It's fun to hit golf shots that roll for miles because that never happens in the states.

I think it would benefit to play this course more than once. There were a few quirky spots where it would've been good to have more information, but it didn't happen so often that it was a problem.

A cool experience. Love golf in Scotland.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent

Scottish golf at its best. Dad and I had a great day here. Highly recommended

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

Interesting ciurse

This is a good course to begin your golfing experience to other link courses throughout St Andrews

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

A gem

This course reminded me of Sunningdale or Walton Heath, and I certainly wouldn't have got a round for £31 at either of them! I liked that the par fours generally seemed to be in the 390-yard range rather than 420 or 430: that put them in my range rather than having to be played as par fives. Took seven to escape from a bunker halfway down the fourth which ruined my score there and then but I loved it nonetheless.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
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
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

Old School Charm

This was my first time playing golf in this area and I was amazed at how much fun the course was. I played it on a flat calm and mild day so it was fairly easy to score well however I could imagine how difficult it can become if the wind blows, it would make the gorse lined fairways seem very narrow. I would definitely recommend stopping by and playing this course, the staff are very friendly and welcoming.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

A true test of golf

This course was used as a an Open Qualifying course in 2010 and I can see why. It is very challenging, especially the front 9, and if you cannot hit the ball straight, be prepared to lose a lot of balls as the gorse bushes (known locally as 'Whins') will gobble up your balls and there is no chance of retrieving them from the bushes. That said, the greens are very fast & true and a pleasure to putt on.

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

Ace

This was a good day with a great friend. We played at noon and got round in just over 3 hours. I have seen the course in better condition but it was still good. And it was a special day as I had a hole in one, at the sixth with a seven iron. No huge excitement, though, as I've been lucky enough to have sixteen of them in the last 51 years. Scotscraig is a great day out. Try it!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens like cobble stones

Decent track , greens were not up to the required standard. Th green fee should be reduced until such time as the greens contain grass!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Golf Advisor
First Time Playing
Average weather

Fun little diversion from St. Andrews

A little off the well-beaten path from St. Andrews, this very historic heathland course is very relaxed and has the feel of an old, local club. Like most inland Scottish courses, the rural scenery surrounding the course is very pleasant. If you want an affordable afternoon round after playing one of the many nearby links, this is a nice option for that.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf course

Challenging layout and course in great condition. They have had problems with greens but well on the road to recovery if still a bit slow. Great value and will go back to play later in the week.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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