Dalmahoy Hotel, Golf & Country Club - East Course

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4.3
27
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
88.9%
Recommend this course
24 out of 27 reviews
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3.9
13
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
84.6%
Recommend this course
11 out of 13 reviews
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4.2
18
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.9%
Recommend this course
16 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 73
Length 7334
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Resort
The Dalmahoy Golf and Country Club bills itself as "the only golf resort in the local Edinburgh area." It makes a good base to reach other Scottish golf destinations. Dalmahoy is a top draw, designed by James Braid in 1927. It hosts upper-tier golf events and has featured names such as Greg Norman, Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Lee Trevino, and Colin Montgomerie. Two golf courses sit on 1,000 acres of some of Scotland's most magnificent landscape, encircled by woods, waters and the Pentland Hills. Each offers unique tests for all levels of golfers. Dalmahoy Golf and Country Club's East Course - site of the 2006-08 Scottish Senior Open and several Scottish PGA Championships - offers 18 holes and 7,475 yards of par-72 golf. A 2005 redevelopment of the course ran about $2 million. On Ye Go from the very first hole, as it is called, a monster of a starter, a par-5 that measures 532 yards from the blue tees. Battle the Devil's Table, The Ha Ha and the marathon 605-yard par-5 Braids Brawest, and you'll reach Solheim, the final hole on the Dalmahoy Golf and Country Club's East Course, where you'll need to finish the day by clearing 460 yards in four strokes.
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Dalmahoy Golf Club (East Course)
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 73 7334 yards
White 73 6856 yards
Yellow 73 6684 yards
Red (W) 75 6011 yards
Scorecard for East Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 75.9/133 532 454 451 144 324 406 204 354 487 3356 540 483 459 476 423 428 464 245 460 3978 7334
White M: 74.1/125 496 431 429 144 311 396 201 354 475 3237 505 438 408 441 397 428 457 188 457 3719 6956
Yellow M: 73.0/123 479 423 415 139 306 390 173 345 468 3138 477 426 396 428 371 410 410 181 447 3546 6684
Ladies W: 74.7/127 404 334 404 132 301 364 135 331 448 2853 385 360 381 381 339 351 407 139 425 3168 6021
Handicap 8 4 2 18 16 6 10 12 14 15 7 13 1 5 11 3 17 9
Par 5 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 35 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 3 5 38 73
Handicap (W) 12 6 4 16 14 2 18 8 10 15 5 11 1 3 13 9 17 7

Course Details

Year Built 1927
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - £35
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.3
27
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5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Top class course.

Would defiantly play course again as there was strong winds that helped on some holes and against us in others, could not fault course as it was raining night and before we went out and course held up with no signs of water anywhere.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather

Slow play nightmare

Arrived on the 13th tee to find we were one of 5 groups on this hole. So, skipped 13 and 14 to try and play 15 - 18 but course backed up from 15th. Ended up re-playing 7, 8 and 9 but little consolation when you have not played one third of the holes.

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

Great golfing experience

Great course! Quite long but generous fairways and the course was in great condition.

The 13th, 14th and 18th holes in particular require very accurate tee shots!

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

Dalmahoy delivers again

Play Dalmahoy east course 2 or 3 times a year. Always enjoy the challenge of this demanding course. Course always in great condition and staff always friendly. Always a great day out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor

Arrived at starter box to check in only to be told you need to go to pro shop for the check in. Pro shop staff were dull and unpleasant. Course was shabby tee's were uneven scruffy, greens were awful condition for the prime time of the year. Different pace, scuffed, track lines and pin positions in horrible bumpy parts of the green! Overall poor from the moment we arrived been a few years since I last played and the place hasn't evolved or improved in the slightest. Myself and my group travel and play many courses and doubt we will be back.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dalmahoy east

Dalmahoy didn’t have the booking on system which caused a few problems but staff sorted it out. Great course and despite the dry weather it was in great condition

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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Great challange

Played this wonderful course before, the changes on holes 13/14 are a good addition and I would recommend anyone who has not played here to put this on their bucket list.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wonderful and long.

Wonderful and long! A bit too long for men with handicaps over 18.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointing Dalmahoy

Played this course many times in the past. The location is superb but where it really matters -on the course- Dalmahoy is failing. We all understand weather conditions have made it difficult , but there is no excuse for elementart errors. For example, the bunkers were not raked and many full of stones. edging to define the sand traps was non existent. This is all basic stuff and matters must be addressed very quickly or this venue will drop down the golf quality rankings. There is nothing more upsetting to a golfer to see such a great test of golf be in such poor condition.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

fantastic course, sham about the greens

loved the layout of the course, did not find it that hard after playing the Dukes course. What did let the course down was the moss on the greens and a lot of tufts. I know the weather has been bad, but I would not join with greens that poor.

I will play again in June to see if it gets any better.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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