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About

Holes 18
Type
Style Links
Par 65
Length 5141 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

Forget the golf, visit Kinghorn Golf Club for the views. Okay, maybe you don't want to forget the golf altogether, but you'll certainly want to pack a camera along with your golf clubs. Located in Fife, this 18-hole links golf course plays with a backdrop of the Firth of Forth. From the course you can see the Forth Bridge, Edinburgh and its landmarks, and Bass Rock.

The course at Kinghorn Golf Club is 5,166 yards and a par 65. You get tested right away on No. 2, a 219-yard par 3 that's trickier than it looks, what with an uphill shot that's normally straight into the wind. No. 3, another par 3, offers not a metaphoric wall but a literal one. Your tee shot has to clear it and stop on the green.

There are no par 5s at Kinghorn, but maybe there should be. The par 4s waver from the short - a 262-yard sixth that relies on you hitting your drive to the right place and your second shot accurately - and the ridiculously long, like the 462-yard eighth. Here you have to hit it long, but avoid the out of bounds on the left and hold on the sloping fairway.

Eight and No. 13 are generally considered the hardest at Kinghorn Golf Club. Thirteen - nicknamed "Lang Whang" - is a 439-yard par 4. The length is manageable, it's the "hitting into the wind" part that makes it tough. You finish on 18, the menacingly named "Cryin' Hill," a challenging 196-yard par 3.

Kinghorn Golf Club was founded in 1887, making it one of the oldest golf courses in Scotland. Starting as a nine-hole course, the final nine were finalized in 1947.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 65 5141 yards
Yellow 65 4587 yards
Red (W) 67 4347 yards
Scorecard for Kinghorn 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: 65.0/109 W: 69.0/114 338 218 205 314 316 255 387 458 281 2772 277 242 425 433 202 150 274 171 195 2369 5141
Yellow M: 52.0/96 W: 56.0/101 320 189 176 253 311 167 307 461 217 2401 260 233 399 417 195 150 246 153 133 2186 4587
Red W: 54.0/99 315 191 158 246 300 166 302 411 212 2301 228 232 406 379 178 135 240 139 107 2044 4345
Handicap 5 9 17 3 11 13 7 1 15 4 14 8 2 12 16 6 18 10
Par 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 34 4 3 4 4 3 3 4 3 3 31 65

Course Details

Year Built 1887
Architect Old Tom Morris

Rentals/Services

Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

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4.5
16 Reviews (16)
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Our Game

We played the course on Tues 13th of Nov at 10am. The weather was excellent windy but sunny. All greens were on apart from one which was the 10th. The course was a different challenge as tees were all moved to the winter ones. Fairways and greens were in excellent condition and as always the course was difficult with the sloping greens that were running true. All in all and excellent day had by our 4 ball and would play regular if stayed closer. The only down side was the bar being closed when we finished at 13:00pm so couldn't go for the traditon of losers but the juice and crisps but hey ho that's how it goes.

Conditions Excellent
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Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

We played kinghorn on a damp morning but we still had great fun and thoroughly enjoyed our round.
The starter was very friendly and helpful and despite being on temporary greens due to course maintenance the course was great fun.
It's short on the card but it doesn't play anywhere near as short in reality.
Several holes run up the hill and accuracy rather than power is definitely required!
All in all a great days golf and we will return next time we're in Fife.

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

Great day out very challenging course due to the strong winds but will be back to try and conquer this great little course

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

A wee gem

Always a pleasure going to Kinghorn,course is fantastic and views are amazing

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

Kinghorn

Very surprised by this little gem of a track bit hilly in places but a lot of thinking your way around.greens are tough to land on will be on our play list next year.excellent

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

Best greens I've played on

Me and three friends are members of colville park motherwell our handicaps are from 10 to 2 on Thursday we played Largs golf course great course to play it cost is £40 weekdays our course is £25 we have played kinghorn but only in the winter for a municipal course this is a fantastic golf course with the best greens I've played on and the best value for money I would recommend this course Ito all my friends

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

Hidden gem

Great day as always at Kinghorn,I have played 3 times in all weather and will continue to travel here to play as long as I can

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

Great day and a very scenic course as weather was lovely

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather

Kerr Bears

We had a good welcome from the starter (Robin?)
Took my son to Kinghorn as I thought this was a good course for him to play as he has just started to show an interest in the game. The course was in good condition and a fair test of your game. As first time players of the course it was difficult to navigate our way around the course, especially the holes with a shared fairway, but still a very enjoyable course.and very good value for money.
The off course facilities for a visitor are extremely poor. I think the area that is used may have been a broom cupboard, but thy have somehow manged to
squeeze a bench and a shower in (LOL)
I will have fond memories of playing Kinghorn, the only aspect of the day that didn't fully co-operate was the weather and some hot food on site.

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

Always guaranteed a good day

The course was in great condition despite some heavy rain initially, but as everyone knows it does not rain on the course. The course was in great shape with some difficult pin positions that made it a little difficult, but enjoyable. We have played this course many times before so knew what to expect, it's an easy walk for those who carry their bags, and always in great shape, clubhouse was friendly , food was available and a good selection and value for money, we will be back!

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather

Kinghorn (windy)

Played Kinghorn before, realised it would be relatively slow due to the amount of people playing, so was a little surprised when being pushed on by a group of old timers in a buggy. when playing golf you have to have course management and that should extend to pace of play, its not difficult, windy conditions, busy course, you're not going to speed round so cool your jets and enjoy the game, old timers soon realised and finished their round early. Kinghorn is one of my favourite courses with challenging holes, pacey greens and when the winds blow..fantastic..plus scenic views that you never tire off, so all's good

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

has some stunning views

had perfect weather for the day course was in good condition found it quite hiilly all though not that long some very tricky par 3s

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome staff, limited course

The staff at the course couldn't be more helpful. Made you feel welcome on arrival, moved you forward if you were ready to go and did everything they could to make your round as enjoyable as possible. The course itself isn't in the greatest state. Although it's winter the fairways were in a bit of a state from crows digging for food and the greens were sodden with sand to the point of silly. Not the longest course and not the clearest to follow hole to hole. However, pace of play was great, especially as a medal was underway. Some stunning views and some challenging holes but the green keepers need to up their game to get the best out if this course

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

Great course

My 2nd time at Kinghorn and even though it was really windy i enjoyed it just as much ,quickest greens we have been on all year,course in great condition and will be back soon

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