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4.6
31 Reviews (31)
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.5
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31 out of 31 reviews
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4.8
4 Reviews (4)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
5.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
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4.6
10 Reviews (10)
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
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About

Holes 18
Type
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 6313 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

Balbirnie Park Golf Club serves as a prime example of a traditional parkland design with a layout that follows the natural contours of the land very closely. The gently rolling landscape lends some interest to the course but the undulations are invitingly gentle rather than being overly difficult. Long hitters will really shine on the golf course since it greatly rewards straight shots with some distance. Golfers should beware though, it is a tricky layout that punishes errant shots with thick rough and densely wooded areas. Balbirnie Park Golf Club finishes with what is arguably the most challenging hole. This par 5 requires two strokes, both blind to the hole, to lay-up before a heavily protected putting surface situated in front of the clubhouse. There are bunkers to the right and a large tree to the left as well as a burn that runs along the entire front of the green.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 71 6313 yards
Yellow 71 6012 yards
Ladies 71 5502 yards
Scorecard for Balbirnie Park 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: 69.7/119 398 353 345 199 295 481 166 418 380 3035 505 175 465 336 202 389 391 322 493 3278 6313
Yellow M: 68.5/118 386 386 335 189 281 464 149 388 355 2933 491 153 437 322 192 375 375 306 478 3129 6062
Red W: 69.2/117 355 267 324 174 268 450 116 355 335 2644 379 153 426 301 178 370 370 292 447 2916 5560
Handicap 10 14 6 8 16 4 18 2 12 7 15 1 11 5 13 3 17 9
Par 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 35 5 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 36 71

Course Details

Year Built 1983

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.6
31 Reviews (31)
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Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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First Time Playing

Balbirnie Park

Very welcoming staff, lovely golf course in great condition. Would recommend to anyone to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Superb parkland

Went out here for a change of scenery and thoroughly enjoyed it! Course is in great condition. Plenty of challenges and different approaches to play.
Will for sure be back!

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

A real gem

Played on a Thursday, sun was shining birds were singing course was quiet and beautifully kept. All staff were friendly. The few members out on the course were very helpful. A really must course to play. Highly recommended, thanks Balbirnie

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lovely parkland course

We enjoyed our game, course in good condition for february.
But slow. Play round took us nearly 4 hours.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather

good

nice course but weather not great a lot of leaves around being a parkland course but no one clearing them off the greens

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Course condition good. Shame the greens have just been sanded. but appreciate this needs doing

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Winter golf

Not quite winter,still on proper greens,lots of leaves on the ground,but this to be expected at this time of year,didn't stop our enjoyment of a wonderful golf course layout,greens still in great condition and we had a great day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Solid play

The course was not very hard but some holes were very difficult to see. Weather was ok a bit of everything. Good maintenance overal. watch out for the wall at the 18th.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Lovely Course

Played this gem of a course today with my friend. Greens were absolutely fantastic. Beautiful narrow tree-lined fairways reminiscent of the style of Augusta. Undulating fairways and interesting elevation changes make for the need carefully select the correct club on approach shots. The 18th is a truly memorable Par 5 with a real risk/reward second shot. Will definitely visit again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

We got this course on a hot deal This course is excellent value for money and in great condition.
The staff are very friendly and when they noticed 2 of us did not have caddy cars offered them free of charge

Definitely a must play if you are in the kingdom

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

Balbirnie Golf Club

Enjoyed a fabulous day out at Bilbirnie GC. The course was in great condition and the weather was excellent. The course was beautifully manicured and we were welcomed by very friendly staff in the Professional Shop. It was an annual visit and I can highly recommend this very friendly reasonably priced course to anyone. Robert Cooper MBE

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather

Our day at Balbirnie

Course is obviously good but we picked the worst day for rain. It rained for 18 holes solid, soaked to skin, but because I invited visitors to play kept thinking it would cease but never did. Water on greens etc but we carried on and when we came off we were the only two cars in sight and noone else playing. Jokingly said to pro we should get discount for that and he laughed. Would love to bring the visitors back to play in better weather as I feel they would enjoy it better obviously. Walking through water not enjoyable but thought the course might have been closed probably was once we came off which would explain why nobody there.

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

Unfortunately we picked a very wet day and the hilly undulating course was hard work to walk. Some very interesting holes but a few that were extremely similar Helps to be a straight driver . Pleasant helpful staff and bar amenities we all we could ask for

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

Neil Dalkeith

Lovely golf course with massive greens that where in superb condition play was slow due to 2 groups of 3balls in front but apart from that it was a golf course that I'll be coming back to definitely value for money at £15

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

Excellent and challenging.

Balbirnie is a great course, it's been on my doorstep for 5 years and I can't believe I've waited so long to play it. For the small cost of £15 I'd probably say it's the best course I've ever played.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather

This course is a must in Fife

This is a fantastic course to play when on holiday in the Fife area and is great value for money compared to many within this region, the course is in great condition and the welcome in the clubhouse is fantastic.
On a sunny day like we had we all agreed that we would come back again for the 4th time.

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

Balbirnie Park GC

Having never played Balbirnie GC before, I am pleased to say that I thourghly enjoyed the experience. The course is in excellent condition and the greens are fabulous. I have now found a true little gem of a course and I will certainly be returning soon to repeat the experience. Big well done to the greenkeeping staff who have obviously worked tirelessly to present the course in such good condition.

Robert Cooper MBE

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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