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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6349 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

The Portland Course at Royal Troon Golf Club came about in June of 1895, though it was called the Relief Course until 1924.

The Portland Course at Royal Troon Golf Club is a links golf course, and it is more sheltered and shorter than the Old Course, with holes that make their way over land covered by gorse and broom and has five par-3 holes.

Save some strength for the back nine on the Portland Course at Royal Troon Golf Club: It has the golf course's par-5 holes - all four of them.

Course Details

Year Built 1895
Architect Willie Fernie (1895) Alister MacKenzie (1921)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Delta
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Jeans, tee-shirts, training or sports shoes and shorts are not permitted in the Clubhouse or on the Courses.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.7
3 Reviews (3)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Disappointing

Given that this is course is part of the Royal Troon brand, I was expecting more. There is nothing particularly wrong with the course but given the price paid I would have expected better. The layout lacks excitement and there are no spectacular holes. There are better courses for less than half the price as part of Troon Links.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Surprised and impressed

I had read reviews on line that suggested that the course lies in the shadows of it big brother. For me, the proximity of the Old Course and views across the fairways and famous landmarks only improved my enjoyment of Portland. The course was in great condition and for much of the course there was good variety between the holes. The front nine were visually much stronger in my opinion with 3-8 the strongest stretch on the course, but I enjoyed every hole. A very warm welcome and I would return.

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